Noel Walsh

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The England team sing God Save the Queen prior to the Six Nations game against Ireland at Croke Park in February 2007. Photograph: Peter Muhly/AFP/Getty Images

I always thought – even at the time – that the whole Ireland-England thing in the 2007 Six Nations at Croke Park was a bit over-wrought. The countries(...)

Noel Walsh, one the GAA’s most influential figures, has died from pneumonia caused by Covid-19. Photograph: Inpho

Everything Noel Walsh, who died on Wednesday in Ennis Hospital due to pneumonia caused by Covid-19, did was “for the good of Clare football,” accordin(...)

Jarlath Burns: despite some rumoured leakage, Burns is likely to get the lion’s share of the Ulster vote in his bid to become GAA president.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The last word in GAA election etiquette went to Clare’s Noel Walsh who, after running third in the 1999 presidential election, prompted some much-need(...)

Brian Hayes: “To get to come back to a club like Con, where you have the core that has been there since I joined . . . it makes a big difference.”Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

When first he gave up on his dreams of playing for Munster and then put aside his aspirations of being a professional rugby player, Brian Hayes could (...)

Former minister for children James Reilly was referred to gardaí by the Standard in Public Office Commission for failing to give  proof that an excess donation was returned. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

On November 25th, 2016, the Standards in Public Office Commission (Sipo) sent 66 files to Garda Headquarters concerning the candidates who had failed(...)

Billy Twomey ended 2016 with victory in Liverpool. Photograph: Inpho/Gary Carr

Irish riders dominated Saturday night’s action at the four-star international show in Liverpool, winning two of the three competitions on the final ev(...)

Dick Clerkin: “The two heads were just dipping in at the same time and it was a fairly severe collision.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Monaghan’s Dick Clerkin, the longest serving intercounty football player, has been forced to delay his return to action this season due to a serious f(...)

The man behind last weekend’s failed attempt to open up GAA grounds to other sports has insisted the campaign is only just beginning.Former Munster C(...)

Clare’s Noel Roche in action against Kerry during the 1992 Munster football final when they created a major shock by winning the Munster title. Photo: Inpho

What goes up must come down. Twenty years ago, as tomorrow, Cork footballers travelled to Clare for a championship fixture but circumstances could har(...)