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(...)

Jimmy Barry Murphy in action against Galway in the 1986 All-Ireland final. He epitomised the traditional style and confidence of Cork teams. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho Billy Stickland

There is steel in Cork. There is flint and the spark of fire. I would not, I repeat, be born out of it. – Séan Ó Faoláin. Everyone seems to be miss(...)

A Cork county hurler in action. Defender John Horgan (66) was one of the greatest hurlers of all time and a decent and honourable man both on and off the pitch, mourners at his funeral were told today.

Cork defender John Horgan (66) was one of the greatest hurlers of all time and a decent and honourable man both on and off the pitch, mourners at his (...)

The 1990 Cork Jubilee team in Croke Park on Sunday. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Teddy McCarthy was a notable absentee from the 1990 Cork jubilee team who were presented to the crowd before Sunday’s All-Ireland final - at that stag(...)

Cork’s Briege Corkery: has won an astonishing total of 14 senior All-Ireland medals in Gaelic football and camogie. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It was 2005, the second year of the Sportswomen of the Year awards, and the memory still raises a chuckle. Briege Corkery had won the double with Cork(...)

Double All-Ireland-winning Cork hurling coach Archdeacon Michael O’Brien has died after a  long illness. Photograph: Inpho

Tributes have been paid to double All-Ireland-winning Cork hurling coach Archdeacon Michael O’Brien, who died on Friday in a nursing home following (...)

Cork’s goalkeeper Anthony Nash shakes hands with Patrick O’Connor of Clare after the drawn game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When Cork and Clare clash in this evening’s All-Ireland final replay, it will be the sixth time the sides have met in competition this year. The playe(...)