MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: When a club folds, it diminishes us all

The news filtered through in dribs and drabs last week, but the bottom line was consistent in all versions of the story. Redmonds GAA club is to close down.

MORE

MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Sport and the presidency

If I mention the race for the Áras, will you turn the page? You won’t? Many thanks.

MORE

MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Digging deeper into the development of Dublin’s dominance

A couple of points about Dublin and the GAA before we all forget about it until springtime.

MORE

MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: A touch of parish pride in northern Spain

Glad to be back: I was in northern Spain for a few days last week — the Basque Country specifically, and San Sebastian to be precise.

MORE

MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Hurlers whose swing makes them identifiable

Not to overanalyse the All-Ireland final last Sunday week or anything . . . but . . . can we just talk about the very end of the game, when Joe Canning was doing his best to imitate the Grinch and steal Christmas from all of Limerick?

MORE

MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Savouring every moment of a journey 45 years in the making

The colour starts south of the border.

MORE

MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: It wasn't just the sun which shone brightly this summer........

Fresh from the Department of No Further Ado, the end of season hurling awards. Often copied but never equalled, the jury (Michael Moynihan, alone) has reported in.

MORE

MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: A train of thought on hurling’s biggest day

I thought it was all over for trains and GAA supporters, and I thought I had the exact moment the romance had ended: when Cork decided to go by bus to Dublin.

MORE

MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: A finale in keeping with a season to remember. With Limerick the last men standing

A championship like no other. A champion team like no other.

MORE

MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Dear manager, just a few things I’d like to get off my chest...

Michael Moynihan has a few things to say...

MORE

MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: A journey worth taking

Because this seems to be a week (or two) of Peak Hurling, I thought it might be the ideal time to use the game in order to reenact a great old George Plimpton piece.

MORE

MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Hurling as you have never seen it before

After the weekend of hurling we just had, the timing of tonight’s documentary, The Game: The Story of Hurling could hardly be better.

MORE

MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: The time is always right to do the right thing

Lessons learned from a (long) week in sports.

MORE

MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Football shirts in vogue for fashion victims

If you have had enough of the World Cup, fear not. Here I am, as always, to help you out. Or to sharpen your dress sense, at least.

MORE