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The GAA has launched the new smart sliotar. Photograph: Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

The project to standardise sliotars is nearly 20 years old. At Thursday’s launch of the smart sliotar, which is the culmination of that work, GAA pres(...)

The Land Development Agency has unveiled a plan to develop up to 2,800 affordable homes, parklands, commercial spaces and sustainable transport links on State lands in the heart of Limerick city under the Housing For All strategy.

Housing minister Darragh O’Brien unveiled a plan on Thursday to develop up to 2,800 affordable homes, parklands, commercial spaces and sustainable tra(...)

Referee James Owens prepares to show Clare’s Aidan McCarthy a yellow card during the Munster semi-final in  Limerick. Owens will tell the meeting of his colleagues what he saw at the time and what guided his action. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Why don’t they leave hurling alone? It was grand the way it was. These sentiments are in essence the response of many hurling followers to the sort of(...)

Tipperary’s Niall O’Meara keeps his eyes on the sliotar during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 Group A game between Limerick and Tipperary at  LIT Gaelic Grounds, Limerick on Saturday May 8th. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Further, faster and, it seems, increasingly accurate: any need or move to somehow limit the flight of the sliotar is dependent firstly on the proper s(...)

Tipperary’s Séamus Callanan tackled by Galway’s Adrian Tuohy  late in the All-Ireland quarter-final at the Gaelic Grounds. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The head of the GAA’s referees development committee Willie Barrett has spoken forcefully in favour of measures to deter cynical play, which have been(...)

Tipperary’s Brendan Maher  with his pointer dog Oscar, at  his home in Borrisoleigh. Photo by Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

The GAA’s decision to make available a new championship sliotar in any colour as long as it’s yellow has been the source of mild surprise and muted di(...)

Ireland vs Australia in 2006. Graham Geraghty of Ireland is driven to the ground by Danyle Pearce of Australia, a tackle which led to the Meath man being carried off. File photograph: Inpho

In the RTÉ studio during half-time Colm O’Rourke, who had managed Ireland to back-to-back series wins in 1998-99 said in aghast tones that he had just(...)

It is expected that the CCCC, faced with five consecutive weekends  taking the league to its conclusion due to weather postponements, will simply move the final back. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

For a third successive year the tightly coiled hurling league schedules have snapped in the middle. The postponement of two Division 1A matches – and (...)

Éamonn Cregan, the Limerick All-Ireland winner and GAA Hall of Famer: ‘The greatness of hurling is its unpredictability.’ Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/©INPHO

The start of every new year involves a good share of looking back as well as forward and beyond the simple bewilderment of “where did that one go?” T(...)

Team Russia and Moscow Shamrocks teammates Laura Connor and Katrina Wagstaff

The GAA World Games double as a honeymoon for one player on the Russian team after she moved her wedding date. It’s the first time Team Russia GAA i(...)

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