Padraig Walsh

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Kilkenny’s Walter Walsh and TJ Reid in action against Kevin Foley and Paudie Foley of Wexford during the Leinster SHC round-robin game at Wexford Park. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Wexford 0-21 Kilkenny 1-18 We were asking Davy Fitzgerald what making the Leinster final meant to Wexford when Rory O’Connor came at him from behind (...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid in action against Galway in last year’s hurling championship final at Croke Park. Photograph:  Ryan Byrne/Inpho

In all my years playing under Brian Cody, there was one phrase he repeated and repeated above all others. It wouldn’t matter what point we were at in (...)

Seamus Callanan of Tipperary and  Kilkenny’s  JJ Delaney  during the All-Ireland final replay in 2014.  Every man was going to do a proper man-marking job that day. If air or light could get between you and your man you weren’t tight enough.  Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

After 21 minutes of the Tipperary versus Waterford game on Sunday there was a frantic piece of action in the middle third of the field in Thurles. Var(...)

Carlow’s Martin Kavanagh was impressive against Galway in Salthill. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

SUNDAY Leinster SHC round two Carlow v Kilkenny, Netwatch Dr Cullen Park, 3pm A committed and heartening performance by Carlow last week in Galway (...)

Dublin’s David Treacy dejected after losing to Kilkenny in Nowlan Park. He missed three frees at key points in the match. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Even if time and tides have squeezed all available juice from the contention that Kilkenny are ruthless, last Saturday did at least remind us all that(...)

Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan celebrates scoring his side’s first goal against Cork in the Munster SHC  Round 1 match at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

I had the view that it wouldn’t surprise me if Tipperary were to beat Cork but to win the way they did was a major turn-up for me. I noticed in the wa(...)

Kilkenny’s TJ Reid celebrates scoring his side’s first goal against Dublin in the Leinster SHC Round 1 at Nowlan Park, Kilkenny. Photograph: inpho

Kilkenny: 2-23 Dublin: 1-21 Bizarre. Unbelievable. Inexplicable. Unprecedented. Brian Cody was left feeling a little BUIU in the immediate aftermath(...)

Kilkenny manager Brian Cody: . It was inexplicable, really, that he (Kennedy) decides to catch the ball. It was certainly unprecedented. So I wasn’t happy about it, no I wasn’t.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-23 Dublin 1-21 Bizarre. Unbelievable. Inexplicable. Unprecedented. Brian Cody was left feeling a little BUIU in the immediate aftermath o(...)

Kilkenny’s Padraig Walsh and Conor McDonald of Wexford during last year’s Leinster Championship. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It got lost in the fog, what with everything. Here’s a short list of everything else from the last weekend in May 2018 that was worth talking about. (...)

DCU’s support services were  singled out by the review team for helping to boost leadership and life-skills among students. File photograph: Cyril Byrne

Concern over the lack of training for doctoral students who are given teaching roles has been flagged in a new review of Dublin City University by the(...)

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