Rory O Connor

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Wexford’s Paul Morris is tackled by Tipperary’s Padraic Maher during the All-Ireland SHC semi-final in Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

At the start of the first morning of the first Ashes Test match at Edgbaston last Thursday, Australian opener David Warner marched out to the middle c(...)

Shaun Murphy: the rampaging runs forward by Wexford defenders posed Tipperary problems during the entertaining first half at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

I have to say, it’s a long time since I watched something happening tactically on a hurling field that got me thinking as much as Wexford’s first 50 m(...)

 Séamus Callanan scores Tipperary’s goal during the All-Ireland SHC semi-final victory over Wexford at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tipperary 1-28 Wexford 3-20 The now almost traditional end-of-July adrenalin boost was completed in Croke Park on Sunday with another All-Ireland hur(...)

EdgeTier founders Ciarán Tobin, Bart Lehane and Shane Lynn.

EdgeTier, an Irish start-up using artificial intelligence (AI) to improve customer service, has raised €1.5 million in a new funding round. The inves(...)

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 (...)

Wexford versus  Kilkenny in 2017  – Wexford Park is without doubt the most hostile environment I have ever played in. The Wexford fans have the ability to create a real noise level, an eerie vibe to the place. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

There’s a bit of a World War II feel about the hurling championship, with battle being waged on two fronts – Eastern (Leinster) and Southern (Munster)(...)

Conor McDonald scores for Wexford against Carlow. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Wexford 2-28 Carlow 0-19 Wexford have set themselves up for a final round showdown with Kilkenny as a storming second half helped them to a hugely i(...)

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(...)

Hannah Lemass: “It’s not a surprise that I would have a strong sense of civic responsibility given my family’s connections to politics.” Photograph: Brian Crehan

During the recording of what became known as the Lemass Tapes, published in The Irish Times last June, former taoiseach Seán Lemass was asked in 1967 (...)

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