Declan Hannon

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 Mikey Kiely: ‘We would hope we wouldn’t come up against anyone that would play at a higher intensity.’ Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

Ever evolving rugby, shifting ambition and the long journey north along the M7 towards Ravenhill Road was more than just an interesting change of gear(...)

Caroline Currid celebrates with the Liam MacCarthy cup after Limerick’s All-Ireland final victory over Cork at  Croke Park. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Limerick’s extraordinary hurling success has clearly caught the attention of the Irish provinces and now two of the backroom team which contributed to(...)

Limerick captain  Declan Hannon celebrates with the Liam MacCarthy Cup at Croke Park. “I’m delighted for him because things weren’t always easy for him,” says Cregan. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Ten years ago it started, says Eamonn Cregan. “It was Shane Fitzgibbon’s idea. ‘Lifting the Treaty’ was intended to improve young players in an acade(...)

Limerick’s Gearóid Hegarty celebrates scoring his side’s third goal during the victory over Cork in the All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

LIMERICK 3-32 CORK 1-22 In 2018 Limerick hurlers fulfilled the dreams of their put-upon followers by bringing back the All-Ireland for the first time(...)

Former Kerry underage star Paul Walsh with. . . Ronaldinho.

Joga Bonito for Paul Walsh While the GAA news cycle in the last few days was dominated by hurling, the most surreal story doing the rounds was a foot(...)

Limerick’s Aaron Gillane celebrates his goal at Croke Park on Sunday.  Photograph: Tom Honan

The writing was on the wall at an early stage. We knew that this final was going to be about Limerick because if they brought their best, their A game(...)

 Limerick’s Gearóid Hegarty celebrates after the final victory over Cork. “There’s no selfishness on our team. The man in the best position gets the ball 99 times out of 100. That’s the way it has to be.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

At the end of the first quarter, Cork were bent double, like a boxer whose opponent had spent the last round working the kidneys. They had responded (...)

Declan Hannon lifts the Liam MacCarthy Cup after Limerick’s  All-Ireland Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Limerick 3-32 Cork 1-22 Whatever happened to nervous Limerick? Edge-of-the-seat Limerick? The Limerick that couldn’t bear to look, that watched from (...)

Eoin Cadogan (right) and Paul Kerrigan celebrate the Cork footballers win over Down in the 2010 All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

0 Times Limerick have won back-to-back All-Ireland titles in the history of the championship. 0 Goal-less games in the 2021 championship so far. Th(...)

Limerick 2021: Before the semi-final against Waterford. Photograph: Inpho/Ryan Byrne. All other photographs by Inpho team

1 Nickie Quaid Nickie Quaid Club: Effin. Age: 32. Occupation: Teacher. Debut: 2010 v Cork A model of consistency and one of the best(...)

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