Eamonn Fitzmaurice tries to make sense of the madness of it all

Amid all the talk of tactics, of Aidan O’Shea shadowing Kieran Donaghy and the in-game managerial machinations and substitutions, there was the inescapable sense of a game that refused to bend to the will of any one man or either county.


The most famous Irish people you’ve probably never heard of

What do the inventors of the submarine and the ejector seat, the surgeon who carried out the world’s first C-section and the first All-Black rugby captain have in common? They’re all Irish. With the help of the Epic — the Irish Emigration Centre — we profile 20 of our most famous