Niamh Kilkenny

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It has been a remarkable year for women’s sport, domestically and internationally. Here we recount 20 highlights from 2019.   March 15th, (...)

You’d imagine that Róisín Upton plays back the recording of Ireland’s shoot-out victory over Canada in November at least once a day, but not so. She’s(...)

Galway’s Niamh Kilkenny in action against Kilkenny in the Camogie All-Ireland final. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

You couldn’t get a greater contrast in the stories of this year’s camogie and football All-Ireland winners, Galway collecting their first senior camog(...)

The Galway team celebrates victory over Kilkenny in the All-Ireland senior camogie  final in  Croke Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

“Thank you, come again!” You have all heard Simpsons character Apu Nahasapeemapetilon in your head, right? While that catchphrase has become synonymou(...)

Westmeath celebrate after defeating Galway in the All-Ireland intermediate camogie championship final at  Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Anyone who’s been to a big game in Croke Park in recent years knows the drill at the final whistle. One set of players falls to its knees, the other s(...)

Galway’s Sarah Dervan and Ailish O’Reilly after their win over Kilkenny in the senior camogie All-Ireland final in Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It was early in the second half that the highly ominous message briefly scrolled across our screens, putting the severe winds up us and ruinating our (...)

Galway’s Tara Kenny celebrates at the final whistle of the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship semi-final win over Cork at the  LIT Gaelic Grounds in  Limerick. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Galway 0-14 Cork 1-10 Galway produced a performance of real steel to match their talent to return to the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie(...)

Annie Fitzgerald of Waterford challenges  Tipperary’s Julieanne Burke for possession during the  Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Round 1 game at  The Ragg. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship got off to a pulsating start, with Kilkenny turning around their National League Final r(...)

Galway’s Noreen Coen scores a free against Limerick in Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 semi-final in Birr. Photograph:  INPHO/Bryan Keane

A fine performance from Anne Dalton gave Kilkenny a 0-12 to 0-9 victory over rivals Cork in the Littlewoods Ireland Camogie League Division 1 semi-fin(...)

 Katie Power celebrates scoring Kilkenny’s  goal in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Championship semi-final against Galway  at Semple Stadium in Thurles. Photograph:  Bryan Keane/Inpho

Kilkenny 1-10 Galway 1-7 A goal in the 48th minute by Katie Power finally separated Kilkenny from a Galway side that left nothing in the tank as they(...)

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