Mick Mackey

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Leinster hurling championship games will be played at neutral venues this summer – but not necessarily Croke Park. Photographer: Laszlo Geczo

The GAA are facing into a week of negotiations with their media partners so that they can thrash out television schedules before the 2021 games progra(...)

Limerick’s Declan Hannon lifts the Liam MacCarthy Cup after the victory over Waterford at Croke Park in December. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

All-Ireland hurling champions Limerick have been drawn against Cork in this year’s Munster championship semi-final. The champions are in pursuit of a (...)

Vullnet Halimi, Halal Hussain, Sarah O’Gorman, Sean Nolan, Saoirse Cooney and Luke Brennan celebrate Limerick’s All-Ireland victory outside Katie Daly’s bar in Limerick. Photograph: David Raleigh

Supporters blew car horns as they travelled through the Treaty city on Sunday night as anthems like Limerick You’re A Lady and The Cranberries song Dr(...)

Limerick captain Declan Hannon lifts the Liam MacCarthy Cup after the victory over Galway in the 2018 All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Two and a half years ago, tapping into a little lesson in sports psychology, Declan Hannon jotted down a few thoughts about the people he needed to th(...)

It was the evening which gave Kerry the second coming of Kieran Donaghy.

Saturday, August 30th, 2014: Kerry 3-16 Mayo 3-13 Sunday, August 31st, 2014: Donegal 3-14 Dublin 0-17 The incoming traffic to Limerick city was ridi(...)

Limerick’s Shane Dowling celebrates scoring his side’s third goal in the  All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Just like that, Limerick, the forgotten county of hurling, the county seemingly locked in a time warp of regrets, has been revitalised after a summer (...)

Limerick fans at the Gaelic Grounds:  The grounds will host celebrations on Monday when fans welcome their heroes home. Photograph:  ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

Croke Park was the field of dreams for Limerick hurlers on Sunday, but for the ten thousand fans gathered to watch the match on home soil, the atmosph(...)

A one-day census conducted by Cope in November recorded 187 homeless households in Galway, comprising 114 families, including 165 children, in emergency accommodation.  Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

For nigh on four winters, one man has slept under the stars, exposed to all the elements on Galway city’s coastal rim. Living on the edge in every se(...)

Cork’s Jimmy Barry Murphy (left) and Dublin legend Jimmy Keaveney, who were inducted into the GAA Museum Hall of Fame at Croke Park, Dublin. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile.

As one of the two new inductees – along with Dublin footballer Jimmy Keaveney – into the GAA Museum’s Hall of Fame Jimmy Barry-Murphy was immediately (...)

Cork’s Christy Ring. Photo:   Connolly Collection/Sportsfile

1 CHRISTY RING (Cork) – He remains the most iconic of hurlers, possessed of everything from talent and ferocious application to longevity and a str(...)

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