Seanie Mcgrath

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Brothers Bryan, Dominic, Ross and James Foley, who are all heading to Croke Park to cheer on fellow Charleville man  Darragh Fitzgibbon as he lines out for Cork in the All Ireland senior hurling final against Limerick.

He was one of the Boys in Green but as he heads to Croke Park on Sunday, former Irish soccer national Dominic Foley (45) will be wearing his colours o(...)

Jimmy Barry Murphy, one of Cork’s most famed hurling sons, in action  against Galway’s Sylvie Linnane during the 1986 All Ireland final win. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

“Who knows where the time goes,” sang folk singer Sandy Denny and with her elegiac imagery of the seasons and the years slipping by, she evoked a(...)

Cork’s Tim O’Mahony celebrates scoring his side’s first goal against Dublin at Thurles with team-mate  Patrick Horgan. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

These are relative boom times for Cork hurling and it would be easy to get carried away by the intoxication of it all. By mid-August, Cork could be b(...)

Pat Horgan: In the years since making his debut since 2008, he has been a constant leader in  in red for Cork through days good and bad. Photograph: Ryan  Byrene/Inpho

On Friday evening, the Glen Rovers club held a mass to celebrate the unquenchable light of Christy Ring’s hurling life. The Cloyne man died suddenly (...)

Cuala defenders Rob Reid and Paul Schutte battle for an aerial ball with Kilmacud Crokes’ Ryan O’Dwyer. The clubs meet again in the Dublin SHC final on Saturday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

In Parnell Park this afternoon, Cuala and Kilmacud Crokes will hunker down for the sort of inter-familial bunfight we usually have to go beyond the M5(...)

Prof Niall Moyna: “Schoolchildren should be taught about good lifestyle choices and not just biology that they learn from a book.” Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/ ©INPHO

Schoolchildren as young as 15 years of age are now presenting with warning signs of heart disease typically seen in people aged 55-60, according to ne(...)

Waterford’s Austin Gleeson scores a point during the Allianz Hurling League Division 1 final replay at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Ken Sutton/INPHO

For Waterford manager Derek McGrath, the next four weeks will present a diametrically opposite challenge to the one he faced 12 months ago. Having b(...)

 Donal O’Grady: looks set to return for a second stint with Limerick hurlers, this time with former Limerick captain TJ Ryan. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The Limerick County Board are still tight-lipped about their new hurling management team for 2014 although it now appears that former county captain T(...)

Cork players look on dejected after their defeat to Clare in Saturday’s final. Photogrpah: James Crombie/Inpho

Remarkably, the day after an All-Ireland hurling final comparable to a World War II spitfire battle, such was its jarring intensity, no one was badly (...)

Brian Murphy of Cork, the only player in tomorrow’s starting line-ups with experience of playing in an All-Ireland final. Photo: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Statistics are invaluable for ordering our thoughts about the past but in hurling, the most traditional of games, they can also become predictive as t(...)

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