Wed, 13 May, 2020
Wed, 15 Apr, 2020
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
It’s less than two years since Galway’s beef with the ostracisation of their underage teams from Leinster’s minor and U21 grades morphed into the suggestion that the county should think about hopping over another fence and into Munster’s field instead.
Fri, 03 Aug, 2018
Séamus Durack and Jackie O’Gorman were key men on the Clare team that won National Hurling League titles in 1977 and ‘78 but lost two Munster finals to Cork the same years. Forty years on, they have no regrets about the time of their lives, O’Gorman anyway. Though Durack still revisits a couple of refereeing decisions in ‘77.
Sat, 09 Jun, 2018
Vincent Mullins is decking the front garden in maroon and white. He’s the last to do so on this particular stretch of Ardrahan road. There’s a heightened sense of excitement around these parts, what with Jonathan Glynn living next door and all.
Tue, 29 Aug, 2017
Sat, 18 Feb, 2017
Fri, 30 Sep, 2016
Thu, 29 Sep, 2016
The hurling world at large mourns the sad and unexpected death of Tipperary hurler extraordinaire Jimmy Doyle, but for the multitudes of people who knew him — team-mates and opponents at club, county and provincial level, friends, acquaintances — the grief is personal.
Wed, 24 Jun, 2015