It wasn’t Seamus Callanan’s goals which were his standout moments on Saturday evening. We’ve seen them before, delightful and all as they are in their delicate craft and deadly execution. What we hadn’t seen was such a relentless work-rate from the no.14.
A dispute between Traveller families over who won an organised 13-minute long ‘fair fight’ between two men quickly erupted into a ‘ferocious encounter’ at a halting site where a number of petrol bombs were thrown and other weapons were used.
Putting an end to the yawning 29-year wait for an All-Ireland title has lifted a weight of anxiety off Galway, believes All-Star centre-back Gearóid McInerney, who hopes the county will now hurl with greater freedom and confidence.
Lisa McInerney’s new novel continues her exploration of Cork’s seedy underbelly. Whatever the city’s faults, however, she still has a grá for the place she used to call home, writes