Shane Dowling

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Declan Hannon lifts the Liam MacCarthy Cup. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Limerick 3-16 Galway 2-18 How could you have a dry eye? Limerick are all Ireland champions and Dolores O’Riordan’s voice is blasting from the speaker(...)

John Kiely addresses his Limerick panel after the All-Ireland semi-final win against Cork at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sir, I, along with most Limerick people, am absolutely delighted with Limerick’s victory over Kilkenny in Thurles on Sunday. It was an epic battle wh(...)

Galway’s Jonathan Glynn prepares to score a goal against Clare. Curtailing his huge threat from cleanly-won aerial ball will be a huge priority for Limerick. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Everything feels like it has happened quicker this year. More games in a shorter space of time. The likes of Tipperary and Waterford gone by the middl(...)

Limerick’s Declan Hannon and Pat Horgan of Cork during the All-Ireland SHC  semi-final at Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Straight from the Book of Cody, nobody really knows these Limerick hurlers, and their manager John Kiely intends to keep it that way for at least anot(...)

From a starting point of being sceptical about staging both All-Ireland semi-finals on the same weekend, I ended up sold on the idea of it being a hur(...)

Galway’s Conor Whelan and Conor Cooney tangle with Patrick O’Connor and Jack Browne of Clare during their All-Ireland SHC semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

What was your favourite moment? Do take a minute now, no hurry at all. There had never been extra-time in an All-Ireland hurling semi-final in the his(...)

Limerick manager John Kiely is congratulated by Cork’s John Meyler after the game. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Limerick are singing off the same hymn sheet anyway. Speaking to RTÉ’s Joanne Cantwell on the pitch, immediately after this seismic hurling match, (...)

Shane Dowling celebrates Limerick’s extra-time win over Cork in Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork 2-31 Limerick 3-32 (AET - 1-27 each after normal time) Afterwards Dolores O’Riordan’s unforgettable voice was played out for Limerick people to (...)

Limerick manager John Kiely celebrates with his mother Breda after the quarter-final victory over Kilkenny in Thurles. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

When Liam Lenihan was Limerick county chairman around the turn of the decade, there was flying shrapnel from the various wars still whizzing through t(...)

Limerick’s Tom Morrissey celebrates scoring a late point. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Limerick 0-27 Kilkenny 1-22 That’s the way to make history. Limerick came to Thurles on Sunday afternoon seeking a first championship win over Kilken(...)

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