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Mary Immaculate College, Limerick celebrate winning the Fitzgibbon Cup at Pearse Stadium last year. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

There are concerns that the Fitzgibbon Cup – along with its football equivalent, the Sigerson Cup , one of the two oldest competitions in the GAA – ma(...)

A photograph of Jimmy Magee at his funeral in  Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Jimmy Magee would have been “so, honoured, so proud” about the attendance at his funeral, his son Mark Magee said. “He loved people, He loved his fri(...)

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(...)

Tony Keady (white helmet) and Ollie Kilkenny put pressure on Tipperary’s Pat Fox during the 1987 All-Ireland hurling semi-final. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

The news about Tony Keady being taken suddenly and seriously unwell on Tuesday hit like a thunderbolt and his passing two days later at the age of 53 (...)

Gearóid McInerney attempts to bottle up  Patrick Maher in last year’s semi-final. Photograph: Inpho/Tommy Dickson

This is an ideal set-up for Tipperary. They’re going into an All-Ireland semi-final on the back foot with criticism ringing in their ears. They’re her(...)

Lee Chin: “We knew they [Galway] were going to be a team to beat if we wanted to get a Leinster title and it just so happens that we have them in a Leinster final.”

It was the outstanding performance of the summer so far. At various points of Wexford’s epic Leinster semi-final win over Kilkenny, Lee Chin’s interve(...)

Wexford’s Lee Chin celebrates with fans after their victory over Kilkenny in the Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship quarter-final at Wexford Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There was some conjecture at the start of the season as to whether this would be the championship when the Kilkenny/Tipperary duopoly was broken and t(...)

Cork’s Patrick Horgan fends off the attention of Tipperary’s Padraic Maher during last Sunday’s mathc. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

A little bit of history repeating itself. In a couple of weeks it will be 25 years ago that Paddy Downey opened his report on the 1992 Munster semi-fi(...)

After their National Hurling League win over Tipperary, will Galway keep their eye in this summer? Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jackie Tyrrell 1. The league is the league, the championship is the championship . . . what are we to make of it all? Galway as genuine contenders? (...)

INM chief executive Robert Pitt, chairman Leslie Buckley with fellow directors Ryan Preston and Jerome Kennedy. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

In corporate Ireland, the more things change, the more they stay the same. The ongoing civil war at Independent News & Media (INM) is about as muc(...)

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