Liam Mccarthy

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Limerick’s Declan Hannon with the Liam McCarthy Cup in 2020. Photograph: Tom Honan

The Lord Mayor of Cork Cllr Colm Kelleher has upped the ante in advance of Cork’s All-Ireland hurling final clash with Limerick on Sunday by writing t(...)

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship winners in 1959 with Waterford – Larry Guinan and Martin Óg Morrissey. Photograph: Patrick Browne

Now 83, Larry Guinan, one of seven survivors from the 1959 All-Ireland winning Waterford hurling team, still works at his tyre business in Ballinanees(...)

Limerick fan  Stephen O’Byrnes  celebrating with Kyle Hayes  in the Citywest Hotel  at the Limerick All-Ireland celebrations in August, 2018.

Pride of place in my study belongs to a picture of captain Declan Hannon hoisting the Liam MacCarthy Cup to tens of thousands of delirious Limerick f(...)

Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan celebrates with the Liam MacCarthy Cup after victory over Kilkenny in last year’s final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Seán Moran Winter hurling with yellow sliotars, what difference will it make? The big issues will still be settled on good surfaces but there’s no d(...)

Connacht GAA Football Senior Championship quarter-final in the Gaelic Park at the Bronx in New York. Photograph: ©INPHO/Andy Marlin

On a sizzling hot day in mid-September, Cavan’s Mick Higgins darted past his Kerry opponents to score a crucial second goal for the trailing men of Br(...)

Kilkenny’s Luke Scanlon and Cathal Barrett of Tipperary in action at the Allianz Hurling League Division 1A Final at Nowlan Park, Kilkenny last April.

So the three-handpass rule got canned. Panic over. Football is safe, the Republic will stand. A decent measure of just how unpopular it was among play(...)

JP McManus in the Limerick All-Ireland final winning dressing room. Photograph: Twitter

Limerick hurling’s sponsor JP McManus has donated €100,000 to every Gaelic Games county board in Ireland, to be divided equally among their clubs. Th(...)

JP McManus said Sunday’s win had come about because of the county’s hurling academy which had brought players from grassroots level with the full support of parents. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Limerick hurling’s sponsor JP McManus has paid tribute to the team as “a wonderful bunch of young men. They bring a lot to the area.” The leading rac(...)

You’ll never walk alone: Limerick Camino pilgrims in Caldas de Reis in Galicia.

The final prayer for a group of Limerick Camino pilgrims this weekend is a simple one: “Please get us to Croke Park on time.” The diehard hurling fan(...)

Carlow’s Chris Nolan celebrates scoring a goal in the Joe McDonagh Cup final. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

For Carlow and Westmeath, Saturday night is their free hit. Even though there’s about as much chance of their All-Ireland preliminary quarter-finals b(...)

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