On Saturday night, 24 October 1915, a group of about 25 men from Queen’s County were staying in a hotel on Gardiner Street in Dublin. They were the hurlers of Leix – as Queen’s County was officially known in GAA circles – and they were in Dublin to play the All-Ireland hurling final against Cork.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
Here’s a thought. Eoin Morgan spent mere minutes at the crease against Australia before being bowled out for four runs on Tuesday and yet we’ve seen more of the England cricket captain on our TV screens since last weekend than we have any hurlers or footballers.
Fri, 28 Jun, 2019
The moment when Galway manager Micheál Donoghue met his father Miko for the first time after their All-Ireland hurling final victory over Waterford, as captured by Morgan Treacy of Inpho, has been selected as the Irish Examiner sports desk's picture of the year.
Sat, 30 Dec, 2017
The tens of thousands expected to attend the first inter-county games at the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh this weekend have been advised to arrive early and to walk to the stadium, if possible, to avoid traffic congestion.
Sat, 22 Jul, 2017
Wed, 14 Jun, 2017
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