Rena Buckley

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Briege Corkery and her son Tadhg after Cork’s victory over Kilkenny in the 2018 Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Final at  Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Thursday is in some ways the ultimate Laochra Gael programme on TG4. Briege Corkery has 18 senior All-Ireland medals. Although her former team-mate Re(...)

Derval O’Rourke celebrates winning a European silver medal in the Women’s 100m Hurdles final in 2006. The annual RTE award instead went to Henry Shefflin that year. File photograph: Inpho

Here we go again. Because nowhere does the objective meet the subjective with greater fear or envy of gender bias than at your choice of annual sporti(...)

Sanita Puspure was last year's winner of the award. Photo: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

So there we were, in the Shelbourne hotel in December 2019, listening to our monthly award winners talk about how much they were looking forward to 20(...)

We have been absolutely blessed down in Cork with our plethora of sporting stars and sporting moments that so naturally follow. From gallant footballe(...)

Gary Sice has been in brilliant form for  Corofin on their run to the Connacht final. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

SATURDAY LEINSTER CLUB SFC SEMI-FINAL Portlaoise (Laois) v Éire Óg (Carlow), MW Hire O’Moore Park, 7.30pm – Live on RTÉ 2 Another chapter in the fron(...)

Cork’s Hannah Looney  celebrates with the O’Duffy Cup after winning the   2018 All-Ireland senior camogie  final against  Kilkenny at Croke Park. Photograph: Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

Dual status is something that used to be hailed and lauded in the good old days. From a Cork perspective it used to be quite literally a gift from the(...)

Rena Buckley lifts the O’Duffy Cup in 2017. The  Cork star ticks all the boxes when it comes to an inspirational sporting figure. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Over the weekend I got completely caught up in a wave of cycling, athletics and even pentathlon. I thought 2018 was the year for learning new sports(...)

Former Limerick hurler Andrew O’Shaughnessy in attendance at the Laochra Gael launch at the Dean Hotel in Dublin. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

To be talking seriously about hurling before Valentine's Day always feels thoroughly indecent but some subjects are unavoidable. Limerick’s breakneck(...)

Bríd Stack: “It went by in a fecking flash. But life moves on.”

After a glittering career that garnered 11 All-Ireland winners medals, Cork’s Bríd Stack has called time on her intercounty career. The fullback ann(...)

Roy Keane with Marymount hospice chief executive  Dr Sarah McCloskey,  switching  on the Christmas lights at Marymount, in Cork, on Sunday night.  Photograph: Michael Mac Sweeney/Provision

A hospice consultant has paid tribute to Roy Keane and organisers of a special benefit game which raised some €250,000 for the hospice as Keane showed(...)

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