Micheal Donoghue

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Conor McGregor had one of the most retweeted tweets of the year. Photograph: David Becker/Getty Images for Wynn Nightlife

It’s that time of the year again: a time for leftover mince pies putrefying in the office kitchen, national Solpadeine shortages, and PR companies des(...)

After leading Dublin to a third All-Ireland title in succession, Jim Gavin has been named the Philips Lighting Manager of the Month for September. De(...)

Kevin Moran: “There’s a good feeling there, collectively, that the county and everyone has rowed in behind the team.” Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Bloodied but unbowed, and certainly not embarrassed. That’s how Waterford captain Kevin Moran reflects on their All-Ireland final defeat to Galway an(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning, who is shortlisted for Hurler of the Year. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Galway have won the lion’s share of the 2017 All Star hurling nominations, claiming nearly one-third of the available positions and more than double w(...)

Galway manager Micheál Donoghue shows the Liam MacCarthy Cup to the welcoming home crowd in Ballinasloe on Monday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

As Liam MacCarthy heads west, Galway’s players have a great few months ahead of them. Nothing beats winning All-Irelands. I have yet to see an All-Ir(...)

All-Ireland champions: Galway captain David Burke with Martin Cummins at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, in Crumlin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The morning after the night before for the All-Ireland champions always involves a visit to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, in Crumlin in Dublin. It i(...)

Micheál Donoghue: only when the final whistle went was the Galway manager swept up in the emotion of it all. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile via Getty

They say All-Ireland finals are not necessarily won on the sideline, or in the making of substitutions, but they can be lost there, and for that Galwa(...)

Joe Canning: the scream he sent up into the Cusack stand contained all the good and all the bad from 10 seasons’ toil. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Sights and sounds and scenes. The end of an All-Ireland final is often like this. Something happens, usually a forlorn miss by the chasing team or a w(...)

Joe Canning of Galway celebrates  at Croke Park in Dublin. Photograph:  (Photo By Eoin Noonan/Sportsfile via Getty Images

It has been the year of maroon redemption. After 29 winters of searching, the Tribes go roaring back to the west. Galway is a hurling county in its so(...)

Galway’s Joe Canning in action against Tommy Ryan of Waterford. Canning was flawless on the frees during his side’s win on Sunday in Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

An excellent and consistent season by Galway ended up with the All-Ireland. It was a deserved win and the way it happened wasn’t unpredictable but at (...)

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