Lar Corbett

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Cork’s Jack O’Connor charges through the Dublin defence during the All-Ireland quarter-final at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

My routine when I landed into Croke Park was always one of structure and process. I was a creature of habit. I got security from whatever nuggets of f(...)

 Liam Sheedy celebrates Tipperary’s 2019 All-Ireland win  with his wife Margaret and daughters Gemma and Aislinn. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Liam Sheedy allows himself to wax elegiac about the championship ahead. “Certainly for us, there’s no better feeling that going down into Cork or Lime(...)

Clare’s Tony Kelly and Gearóid Hegarty of Limerick in the Munster GAA Senior Hurling Championship quarter-final at Semple Stadium last Sunday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

As I watched the NFL on Sunday evening and as players from the Chiefs and Broncos bounced off each other in the snowy Denver stadium, the penny droppe(...)

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody celebrates at the final whistle in 2006. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

2006 All-Ireland final – Kilkenny 1-16 Cork 1-13 Cork were in hot pursuit of a three-in-a-row but as favourites hadn’t beaten Kilkenny since 1978. Co(...)

Laois manager Eddie Brennan: who knows where he will end up as a manager? He has learned from the best, and he will keep learning because that’s the way he’s always been. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The Kilkenny team holiday in 2007 took us to New Zealand, and I found myself rooming with Eddie Brennan. It was just a random pairing – it wasn’t like(...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid in action against Galway in last year’s hurling championship final at Croke Park. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

In all my years playing under Brian Cody, there was one phrase he repeated and repeated above all others. It wouldn’t matter what point we were at in (...)

Lar Corbett’s Coppingers in Thurles was the subject of a complaint in two parts: promoting alcohol in a way that could be harmful; and an image offensive to the complainant as a Catholic.

A pub belonging to former Tipperary hurling star Lar Corbett has been rapped over the knuckles by the advertising watchdog for its use of an image of (...)

 Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy is among the subs for Saturday’s Tipperary v Kilkenny: The Legends Return — a benefit match for Amanda Stapleton.  Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

On the weekend of the All Stars, Saturday will see nearly 30 of them in action in Borrisoleigh where Tipperary and Kilkenny will renew rivalry in a be(...)

Nenagh and Clonoulty-Rossmore will contest the Tipperary SHC final. Photo: Inpho

Tipperary senior hurling champions Thurles Sarsfields’ “drive for five” hit the wall in Thurles as they lost their semi-final by 2-18 to 2-15 to Nenag(...)

Kilkenny goalkeeper Eoin Murphy: “He’s the best in the game now and when he’s finished, he’ll be one of the best ever.”

The making of hurling’s best goalkeeper started with a game where he didn’t play in goal. Just over a week out from the 2011 All-Ireland final, Kilken(...)

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