Tommy Murphy

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Jim Bolger: “We would be mindful of counties who have legacy issues with the All-Ireland B and the Tommy Murphy.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Leinster chair Jim Bolger, an ex officio member of the GAA’s Management Committee, says that there isn’t a consensus at present on the subject of a ti(...)

Dublin and Galway in action in the Allianz Football League Division One Final. The teams meet again in the All-Ireland semi-final on Saturday at Croke Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Before the conclusion of its first year’s trial, there had been great focus on the All-Ireland football quarter-final format from the perspective of (...)

GAA director general Tom Ryan: knows from his financial background the immense importance of getting the All-Ireland championships right. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

If it’s a curse to live in interesting times, is the corresponding blessing, ‘May you live in experimental times’? In the latter circumstance you can(...)

Dejected Westmeath players following the heavy Leinster semi-final defeat  to Dublin in Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

At around 5pm last Sunday, we all thought we had a firm idea what would dominate discussion in the GAA world for this coming week. Jim Gavin’s refus(...)

Carlow celebrate after the beating Wexford in the Leinster GAA Senior Football Championship first round at Cullen Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Carlow’s unexpected victory over Wexford on Sunday was the county’s first in the championship in six years. Back in 2011 they reached the Leinster sem(...)

Pat Hickey at the Rio Games. The Deloitte report on the Olympic Council of Ireland is due to be presented to the council’s emergency general meeting on Thursday night. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

It seems like impeccable timing that two Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) executives, John Delaney and Kevin Kilty, have left just as the Deloitte rep(...)

A man holds up Olympics tickets to sell in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The OCI’s executive committee played no role in appointing the council’s authorised ticket reseller for the Rio Games, a review has found. File photograph: Chris McGrath/Getty Images

The executive committee of the Olympic Council of Ireland (OCI) played no role in appointing the council’s authorised ticket reseller for the Rio Game(...)

 Ireland head coach Billy Walsh has led his teams to unprecedented succes on the world stage in recent years.

Michael Ring, Minister of State for Sport has expressed his surprise at the prospect of Irish boxing head coach Billy Walsh accepting an offer to leav(...)

8.30am in Fishamble Street. Just above where the long, narrow hulls of Viking ships once tied up, the morning sun is striking off the concrete claddin(...)

Katie Taylor  with brothers Gearóid (9) and Oisín (8) Murphy from Greystones at Dublin Airport. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

At this stage Katie Taylor could only surprise us if she lost a fight but if the story is familiar, it still draws the crowds. The five-time world cha(...)

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