Yvonne Byrne

8 results

 Dublin players celebrate following the  Ladies All-Ireland senior football final win over Mayo at Croke Park. Photograph:  Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile **

They weren’t leaving it to a one-kick game this time. You lose three All-Ireland finals in a row by an accumulated total of four points, it tends to(...)

Dublin captain Sinéad Aherne lifts the Brendan Martin Cup after victory over Mayo in the TG4 Ladies Senior All-Ireland Football Championship Final at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dublin 4-11 Mayo 0-11 Mick Bohan’s Dublin buried Mayo under an avalanche of late goals to claim TG4 All-Ireland ladies senior football glory at Croke(...)

Dublin’s Sorcha Furlong tackles Cora Staunton of Mayo in last year’s All-Ireland ladies’ senior football semi-final. Photograph: ©INPHO/Lorraine O’Sullivan

The last bit of business in Croke Park for the year has the potential to rival much if not most of what’s gone on there before. Dublin and Mayo face o(...)

 Donegal’s Katy Herron tries to block Sarah Rowe of Mayo. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Mayo 3-14 Donegal 2-11 Three second half goals proved decisive as Frank Browne’s Mayo upset the pre-match odds to book a TG4 All-Ireland ladies senio(...)

Mayo’s Cora Staunton celebrates after scoring her side’s winning point late in the  Lidl Ladies’  National Football  League Division One  semi-final against Kerry at   St Brendan’s Park in Birr. Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Mayo 1-16 Kerry 2-12 Cora Staunton kicked a glorious late winning point in the seventh minute of additional time to steer Mayo into a first Lidl Ladi(...)

Volunteer Yvonne Byrne delivering food to Selina Hall at her home in Ballyfermot in west Dublin. Photograph: Dave Meehan.

The arrival of volunteers at the door with food parcels makes “getting through the week a bit easier”, says Selina Hall, a mother-of-four living in th(...)

Mayo’s Cora Staunton: registered 2-6 against Westmeath last week. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork are in a similar boat to Armagh, having not played a competitive game since the TG4 Munster final victory over Kerry last month. But any hopes t(...)

Armagh’s Caroline O’Hanlon returns from the Commonwealth Games

Laois marked a welcome return to form with an impressive qualifier victory over Cavan last weekend but the O’Moore County face a huge step-up in clas(...)