Tom Flynn

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Galway’s Damien Comer celebrates after winning a free during the final moments in Salthill. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 0-15 Mayo 1-11 In metaphorical terms for Galway, a ferocious squally afternoon in Salthill gave way to sunshine but only after periods of high(...)

Cork’s defeat of champions Tipperary has blown the hurling championship wide open. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

We’re all guilty of it at this time of year. It’s only natural to take a look at the GAA championship fixture list, and extrapolate from expected resu(...)

Mayo goalkeeper Robert Hennelly fouls Paddy Andrews to concede a penalty in the second half of the All-Ireland final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Numbers don’t lie. They just dress the truth up in different clothes. Sometimes those clothes are as revealing as a thong bikini, sometimes they go fu(...)

Tyrone celebrate their Ulster final win and a first provincial title in six years. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

If there were worrying trends maintained in the provincial football championships – Cork’s decline in Munster and Dublin taking the Leinster title in (...)

Niall Daly put in an influential performance for Roscommon in the drawn game against Galway. Photograph: Donall FarmerInpho.

Connacht SFC final replay Roscommon v Galway, MacHale Park, Sunday, 3.30 Streamed live: RTE.ie, RTÉ Player and GAAGO Once Mayo were beaten both of (...)

d Johnny Duane fail to prevent a Donegal goal during the counties’ qualifier clash in Croke Park last summer.  photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Jim Carney caused a bit of fuss in Galway in April. The now retired journalist and broadcaster decided to get a few issues off his chest in an occasio(...)

Galway’s Danny Cummins celebrates scoring his side’s  goal. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Galway 1-11 Derry 0-8 The rap sheet on this Galway side is getting harder and harder to stand over. For the second weekend in a row they won a (...)

Liam Silke tackles Benny Heron during Galway’s victory over Derry in Salthill. Photograph: Inpho

Galway 1-11 Derry 0-8 A commendable evening’s work from Galway in rotten conditions in Salthill. They played better against the gale-force wind and o(...)

‘Fr Tom came into our classroom he was animated about Heraclitus. “Lads”, he began, “the philosopher Heraclitus said ‘no man steps in the same river twice’, but . . .”.’ Photograph: Getty Images

He was our last teacher of Greek. He introduced us to that strange language, all the way from alpha to omega. Through Fr Tom Flynn we met Thucydides, (...)

Galway defender Colin Forde will miss the 2015 season with a cruciate ligament tear. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Galway’s unbeaten league record was swept from under their feet last weekend against Down, and now they’ve been dealt a double blow with scans reveali(...)

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