Gemma O Connor

22 results

Ashling Thompson: “You can’t put a referee out there who has never refereed at that level before.” Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There’s a refreshing candour about Ashling Thompson and it’s a combination of things. It’s her nose ring and her tattoos and her fearless opinions. I(...)

A nurse prepares a syringe, as students are being urged to get vaccinated against meningitis. File photograph: David Cheskin/PA Wire

Irish teenagers and young adults have been encouraged to get vaccinated against meningitis, following a significant rise in the number of cases of the(...)

Kilkenny’s Lydia Phelan and Angela Kenneally celebrate after the All-Ireland camogie championship final at Croke Park. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Some of this Kilkenny panel weren’t even born in 1994, but the year had hung over them like a dirty grey cloud. While Cork had feasted on 10 senior Al(...)

Cork’s Gemma O’Connor: likes to  pick up possession as a sweeper/link player in her own half. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Cork v Kilkenny, Croke Park, Sunday, 4pm (Live RTÉ1) Two traditional giants of the camogie world cross paths in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland s(...)

Orla Cotter has participated in 11 pre-seasons, 11 National Leagues and is now readying herself for an 11th Championship. In that period, she has gar(...)

Head over heels: Cork celebrate with the O’Duffy Cup following their win over Galway at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Everyone stands their own post. We all fight out of our own muddy trench. The main story out of Croke Park is that Cork won their 26th All-Ireland (...)

Cork captain Ashling Thompson lifts the O’Duffy Cup in Croke Park after Cork’s victory in the All-Ireland camogie final against Galway. Photograph: Eric Luke

Mags D’Arcy has one brother who’s an actor, another who’s a musician, and when they see her limping about the place as she recovers from surgery, thei(...)

Gemma O’Connor gets away from Ursula Jacob in the All-Ireland camogie semi-final between Cork and Wexford at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In her 14 years playing for Cork, Gemma O’Connor has seen plenty of players come and go, but the changes since the county won last year’s All-Ireland (...)

Cork’s Briege Corkery on the ball against Wexford in the All-Ireland  camogie championship semi-final replay at  Walsh Park, Waterford. Photograph: Inpho.
Cork progress to Camogie final

Cork 1-15 Wexford 0-8 Cork remain on course for a first All-Ireland senior camogie title since 2009 as they swept Wexford aside with a stunning second(...)

Una Leacy’s last-minute goal was Wexford’s saving grace last week and has afforded Helena Jacob’s side another chance of reaching the All-Ireland fina(...)

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