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Róisín Howard: “We respect Galway and the calibre of players they have but at the same time, it’s playing against the best and that’s where you do want to be. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Honesty and happiness are the watchwords Róisín Howard is living by in 2020 and the results are there for all to see. That the Cahir dual talent is (...)

Aishling Moloney’s late point earned Tipperary a draw with Dublin. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

A remarkable performance and late equaliser from Tipperary’s Aishling Moloney earned Shane Ronayne’s side a point as All-Ireland champions Dublin were(...)

 Mourneabbey players celebrate with the Dolores Tyrrell Memorial Cup following the All-Ireland Ladies Senior Club Championship Final against  Kilkerrin-Clonberne  at LIT Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Photograph:  Eóin Noonan/Sportsfile

Mourneabbey (Cork) 2-9 Kilkerrin/Clonberne (Galway) 0-14 Mourneabbey secured back-to-back All-Ireland club titles as a Laura Fitzgerald point with le(...)

Doireann O’Sullivan in action for Mourneabbey against Foxrock Cabintteely: “We had worked so hard for it. It wasn’t just something we did in 2018 – we had worked so hard over all those years. It was half a decade’s work going into one All-Ireland final.” Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

You are who you are until you change who you are. This time last year, Mourneabbey were the sob story to end all sob stories in the club championship.(...)

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(...)

Dublin’s Kate Sullivan gets her shot away despite the attempted block from Donegal’s Niamh Carr during the teams’ recent  clash at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Greally/Inpho

The ladies football league this year is one of the most exciting competitions to keep an eye on for the next two months. Apart from the obvious cont(...)

Eimear Meaney of Mourneabbey with the Dolores Tyrrell Memorial Cup at Captains Day in Croke Park on Tuesday.   Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile

On their way home to Cork from Dublin a year ago the Mourneabbey players and staff stopped off at the Poitín Stil for a drink. There were plenty of so(...)

Can Donegal’s Geraldine McLaughlin outscore Cristiano Ronaldo in a whole season or will the Cork defence keep her locked down this weekend? Photograph:   Tom Beary/Inpho

And so, here we are. The final four have emerged after months of a blockbuster summer football championship. Cork will look to overcome a hungry and(...)

 Tipperary’s Orla O’Dwyer: dual players like her are consistently facing and making   unnecessary decisions. Photograph:  Dan Sheridan/Inpho

The last weekend in camogie and football kind of reminded me of a speech by Michael Healy-Rae in the Dáil. There have been loads of weird, wild, wacky(...)

Rachel Kenneally in action in the 2013 All-Ireland intermediate final. Photograph: Inpho

Ladies Gaelic Football Association president Marie Hickey has led tributes to former Tipperary ladies footballer Rachel Kenneally, who has sadly passe(...)

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