Sean Silke

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Galway GAA is mourning the loss at the age of 76 of PJ Qualter, a member of the pioneering hurling team that brought home the 1975 NHL title – the cou(...)

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(...)

Tony Keady at Oranmore, Co. Galway. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy

Former Hurler of the Year Tony Keady has died in hospital in Galway after suffering a serious illness earlier this week. The 53-year old passed away (...)

Liam Hodgins of Galway and Jamsie O’Connor of Clare tussle during the All-Ireland quarter-final in 2002. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho.

One of the reasons why the recent outbreak of sniping between Ger Loughnane and Galway hurling sounds discordant is that it is a firefight between two(...)

Bishop John Kirby. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Bishop of Clonfert John Kirby has expressed his regret at the use of corporal punishment during his time as a teacher in a Co Galway secondary scho(...)