Pat Hartigan

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Leonard Enright (left) and Joe Kernan (right) have been inducted into the GAA Hall of Fame.

This year’s football induction to the GAA Hall of Fame is Armagh’s Joe Kernan (64), one of the best known and most influential people in the game. As (...)

Galway goalkeeper Michael Connelly blocks the ball to keep the Limerick attack at bay during the 1980 All-Ireland hurling final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ray McManus/Sportsfile

September 7th, 1980. Galway versus Limerick. 2-15 to 3-9. It will always be the GAA’s day of magic-realism. Even if you have no interest in hurling, y(...)

People wait in line to view the coffin of  Anthony Foley in repose in St Flannan’s Church, Killaloe, Co Clare, ahead off his funeral today. Photograph: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Thousands of people attended the reposing of former Shannon, Munster and Ireland rugby player Anthony Foley in his home village of Killaloe, Co Clare(...)

A Cork county hurler in action. Defender John Horgan (66) was one of the greatest hurlers of all time and a decent and honourable man both on and off the pitch, mourners at his funeral were told today.

Cork defender John Horgan (66) was one of the greatest hurlers of all time and a decent and honourable man both on and off the pitch, mourners at his (...)

Tipperary hurling legend Jimmy Doyle photographed in June 2005 at the Thurles Sarsfields Club at Semple Stadium. File photograph: Bryan O’Brien/The Irish Times

Hundreds of mourners gathered in Thurles on Thursday, the spiritual home of hurling, to pay their last respects and hear warm tributes to one of the g(...)

Ronnie Delany of Ireland wins the 1500m at the Melbourne Olympic Games of 1956, three years previous he won the Irish schools 800m. Photograph: IOC/Allsport.

So less than a year now before that big 1916 anniversary special, and we still don’t know exactly how to celebrate it. How does one begin to recognise(...)