Conor Delaney

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Cathal Mannion in full flow against Cork. His form is   key for Galway  as his loss in the semi-final last year was so crucial. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The league is over. The championship is more or less here. Nobody is going to get any fitter or stronger by the time the first ball is thrown in next (...)

A brain tissue sample from a patient with a rare form of early onset dementia known as leukoencephalopathy. Credit: Trinity College Dublin

Scientists at Trinity College Dublin (TCD) have discovered mutations associated with early onset dementia that may lead to better understanding of how(...)

Conor Delaney tackles Dessie Hutchinson in last weekend’s All-Ireland hurling semi-final. Photograph: Inpho

With the 14th pick in the 2007 NFL Draft, the New York Jets selected Darelle Revis, a cornerback out of University of Pittsburgh. He went on to be con(...)

Waterford’s Darragh Lyons scores a goal in the All-Ireland SHC semi-final between Waterford and Kilkenny at Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Waterford 2-27 Kilkenny 2-23 On Saturday night Waterford emerged from the shadows – literally – of a misfiring first half to defeat their traditional(...)

Galway’s Seán Loftus shakes hands with Limerick’s Adrian Breen after the game. Photograph: Inpho

There was one break from recent tradition. For the past two years, we’ve walked out of Croke Park on the Saturday evening of the All-Ireland hurling s(...)

Jack Prendergast of Waterford tries to get clear of the challenge of Kilkenny’s Paddy Deegan  during the  All-Ireland SHC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Waterford 2-27 Kilkenny 2-23 A scattered assortment of stadium operatives, media and the two entourages from Kilkenny and Waterford found themselves (...)

Colin Fennelly lifts the Bob O’Keeffe Cup after Kilkenny’s win over Galway. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kilkenny 2-20 Galway 0-24 In all things, there must be a little room made for genius. Richie Hogan ended 2019 walking from the pitch in Croke Park, b(...)

John McGrath needs to deliver in the Tipperary forward line in Sunday’s All-Ireland final against Kilkenny. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

An appropriately hard call at the end of a championship that no team has dominated. Both finalists have suffered significant defeats along the way but(...)

Kilkenny’s Padraig Walsh and Conor McDonald of Wexford during last year’s Leinster Championship. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It got lost in the fog, what with everything. Here’s a short list of everything else from the last weekend in May 2018 that was worth talking about. (...)

Dublin’s Sean Moran in action against Limerick’s Peter Casey. The Cuala defender plays an important role in Dublin’s system. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Carton House, Maynooth, Co Kildare. That stunning drive from the entrance gate up to the 18th century Manor House. Passing sun-drenched golfers as the(...)

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