Pat Comer

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Mat Donovan leads his Knocknagow team in a game of hurling in the earliest surviving footage of hurling on film (Knocknagow, Film Company of Ireland, 1918)

The GAA moved from fearing to embracing television without thinking twice about it. The only note of contention is when that transformation occurred. (...)

Mick Bohan: “it was the first thing we went after. And when Loosehorse said they would cover it, that’s what made the documentary happen. That was the decision.” Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Mick Bohan was driving the family cross country to Clare during the summer when they stopped off for a break in Obama Plaza. As they milled around, h(...)

Dublin’s Noelle Healy and Lydsey Davey celebrate at the final whistle after the victory over Mayo in the  All-Ireland final  at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

There’s a terrific moment in the early minutes of Cormac Hargaden’s film on the Dublin ladies football team, Blues Sisters. It’s half-time in their L(...)