Kieran Fitzgerald in action for Corofin in the AIB  All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling Championship Final against Kilcoo at  Croke Park. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Galway and Corofin All-Ireland football medallist Kieran Fitzgerald has announced his retirement from the game at the age of 39 after a long and disti(...)

Corofin’s Conor Cunningham celebrates scoring a goal in extra-time. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Corofin (Galway) 1-12 Kilcoo (Down) 0-7 (After extra-time) In the end, Corofin did in seven minutes of extra-time what they had spent 10 times that f(...)

Kieran Fitzgerald: “I’m looking forward to the year ahead I think he’ll be good. He has an unbelievable knowledge of football.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Corofin and Galway stalwart Kieran Fitzgerald says he is excited at the prospect of Padraic Joyce bringing some of Corofin’s footballing tactics on to(...)

Corofin’s Kieran Fitzgerald believes by the time his side’s All-Ireland club semi-final against Gaoth Dhobhair was played last year, the GAA public’s attention had wandered and moved on to the by then up-and-running national leagues. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Heading into its 50th year, the All-Ireland club championship has now entered a transformative phase – and that’s not some portentous exaggeration. On(...)

Kieran Fitzgerald lifts the Andy Merrigan Cup after Corofin’s win over Dr Crokes in the   All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship final at Croke Park in March.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kieran Fitzgerald was the first baby born anywhere in the country in 1981. “Just after midnight,” he confirms. “My mother says that nowadays they get(...)

Corofin’s Liam Silke tackles Tuam Stars’ Ben O’Connell during the Galway SFC final replay. Photograph: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

Corofin 0-11 Tuam Stars 0-8 Corofin became the third club to win seven Galway senior football championships in a row as their second-half show of pow(...)

Corofin’s Gary Sice scores a point to draw the sides level during the Galway SFC Final against Tuam Stars at St Jarlath’s Park in  Tuam. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

Corofin 0-15 Tuam Stars 2-9 All-Ireland champions Corofin needed two Gary Sice frees in added time to deny Tuam Stars and send the Galway senior foot(...)

Jennifer Hester from Dublin and Patricia Prendiville from Wicklow with Spinal Injuries Ireland pictured embarking on their first ever Tall Ships Challenge. Photograph: Daragh Mc Sweeney/Provision

A group of wheelchair users and others who have suffered spinal injuries are sailing a tall ship from Cork to Southampton to highlight the work of a c(...)

January All-Ireland semi-finals and finals could be organised by Croke Park and that would substantially  reduce the interval between them and the provincial finals. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Next year’s All-Ireland club finals could be completed by the end of January. A review of fixtures scheduling is currently under way in Croke Park a(...)

Corofin’s Kieran Fitzgerald is  getting ready for his and the club’s sixth semi-final in 11 years – this time against Donegal champions Gaoth Dobhair. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It has been a feature of the rising level of discontent with the current AIB All-Ireland club championships schedules that players with the most exper(...)

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