Liam Griffin

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Niamh Fitzpatrick whose the sister of Dara Fitzpatrick died in the Rescue 116 helicopter crash in 2017. Photo: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

In the hours before she met the Mayo team for the first time, Niamh Fitzpatrick cried her eyes out with the lifeboat crew who had pulled her sister’s (...)

Liam Griffin is hoisted aloft after Wexford won the All-Ireland in 1996. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Liam Griffin is in characteristically good form. He’s had a knee replacement operation and that is settling nicely. “It’s like Ned Wheeler said to me(...)

Clare manager Ger Loughnane celebrates with fans after the victory over Galway in the 1995 All-Ireland hurling semi-final. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Unlike students snapping up multiple revision books, striving to extract every ounce of inspiration ahead of those pesky State exams, sports hacks are(...)

‘Now it’s starting to feel exciting again.’ Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Now it’s starting to feel exciting again. Next Monday the Leinster squad will resume training in our Performance Centre in UCD. After three months in (...)

Wexford’s Lee Chin in action against Tipperary in last year’s All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship semi-final at  Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In a very busy schedule of events Wexford GAA, undaunted by pandemic, are running their McCauley Wellness Programme online for the next fortnight. Dur(...)

The passing of two distinguished hurlers from the south-east within the past week is a further fraying of the living links between our new decade and (...)

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody is concerned rule changes will diminish hurling’s ‘physicality’. Photograph: Tom O’Hanlon/Inpho

With the growing likelihood that the GAA will introduce or at least propose some deterrent for cynical or calculated fouls in hurling, the small ball (...)

More bad news for creche owners as one of the two companies insuring childcare facilities has decided to exit the Irish market. Photograph:  Frank Perry/AFP/GettyImages

More bad news for creche owners as one of the two companies insuring childcare facilities has decided to exit the market. The Business Post reports th(...)

The scene at Rosslare Europort in Co Wexford last Thursday, after 16 people were found alive in the back of a truck on ferry sailing from France.  Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

The issue of refugees stowing away on trucks bound for Rosslare needs to be addressed at national level, according to a prominent Wexford businessman.(...)

 Ballyhale manager Henry Shefflin during the Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship final against James Stephens.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The falling of the year naturally gives itself to elegy and if the Irish reputation is for dealing well with death, the GAA epitomises it. All around (...)

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