‘I said it after the game, this is not the end. It’s the beginning’ - John Kiely on the future of Limerick hurling

The morning after the night before and Limerick manager John Kiely is making more than a fair shape at encapsulating the enormity of what happened on Sunday in Croke ...

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Limerick homecoming: ‘It has been an amazing 24 hours and there are many more to come’

After a weekend where hope and history so perfectly rhymed, how fitting it was that the Limerick homecoming should sign off with a sing-song.

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Mickey Harte immune to brickbats and critics

Mickey Harte, as you would expect from a man approaching the end of his 28th season in inter-county management, insists he won’t be moved by the growing chorus ...

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Being a inter-county hurler is fun again, says Limerick's Shane Dowling

As Limerick’s players walked out onto the pitch for a look and feel on Sunday, Irish music played over the tannoy.

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Comment: Hurling is in the quiet, not the noise

I saw two photos on Sunday, on the magnificent, blissful day that Limerick attained Nirvana and won the All-Ireland Championship for the first time in 45 years.

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Sandy Lane resort in Barbados may be on Limerick’s holiday horizons

Limerick’s All-Ireland winning players and management could be in line for an all-expenses paid team holiday to JP McManus’ luxurious Sandy Lane resort ...

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80,000 plus fans pay tribute as Limerick's All Ireland-winning team return home

Tens of thousands rocked the home of Limerick hurling as the newly crowned All-Ireland champions arrived home in style with the Liam MacCarthy cup.

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'Spectacular show' promised to welcome home All-Ireland champions Limerick

A “spectacular” welcome home for the newly crowned All-Ireland Hurling Champions Limerick is promised for later this evening.

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Corkery’s return 'keeping us on our toes' says Cork's Sigerson

The scoreline does not reflect the magnificent efforts of Tipperary in the first half but it does showcase one more the ability of Liberty Insurance All-Ireland ...

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Meet the 98-year-old Limerick fan who saw the county win All-Ireland titles 82 years apart

Few Limerick fans were as emotional as John Hunt yesterday.

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While some urge Limerick fans to ‘go mental’, John Kiely yearns for ‘somewhere nice and quiet’

Limerick manager John Kiely said he was prepared for his side hitting wides in yesterday’s All-Ireland final, having told players “to accept it and get ...

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‘The support we have is something special’, says Limerick's Kyle Hayes

Kyle Hayes deals with the late panic stations first, with a laconic flash of trademark Limerick understatement.

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Coping with hope and the hype hasn’t been easy for Limerick

We’d know within 20 minutes if one plank of John Kiely’s masterplan had held. But nobody could plan for the last 10.

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New green wave ends 45 years of heartache for Limerick

Out through the corridor and onto the internal road under the Hogan Stand, the songs from the Limerick dressing room could be heard loud and clear.

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August glory made in the madness of March for Galway minor hurlers

Down on Ballyloughane beach in Galway last March, on an evening borrowed from the depths of Siberian winter, an All-Ireland minor hurling title was won.

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Comment: From the first free, questions asked of referee’s decisions

It’s the pinnacle of every referee’s career — the All-Ireland final — and you want to match what is a marvellous occasion with an equally ...

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We’ll come again, vows Galway boss Micheál Donoghue

Micheál Donoghue has pledged that defeat yesterday will not mark the end of the line for this Galway team.

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Redemption, relief, and joy for Limerick captain Declan Hannon

His acceptance speech was all about the collective but finding time to reflect under the Hogan Stand Declan Hannon could speak about his own redemption.

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Shelly Farrell relieved as Kilkenny win ‘unreal’ battle against  Galway

Kilkenny captain Shelly Farrell was barely able to speak after her side ground out a three-point victory over Galway in a titanic Liberty Insurance All-Ireland senior ...

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Tipperary can’t survive Cork’s second-half scoring surge

The scoreline does not reflect the magnificent efforts of Tipperary in the first half but it does showcase once more the ability of All-Ireland senior camogie champions ...

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Limerick star Kyle Hayes named All-Ireland hurling final Man of the Match

Limerick's Kyle Hayes picked up the RTÉ Man of the Match Award last night, after the Shannonsiders were crowned All-Ireland Senior Hurling Champions for the ...

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John Kiely: 'Just an awful pity it took so long' to end Limerick's All-Ireland wait

Limerick manager John Kiely admitted he “couldn’t block out” thoughts of his county’s defeats in the 1994 and 1996 All-Ireland finals as ...

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Limerick captain 'can’t wait to bring Liam McCarthy home to celebrate'

All-Ireland winning captain Declan Hannon spoke from the heart and gave credit to every Limerick player, backroom team member, sponsor and supporter in an emotional ...

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Hero's welcome planned for All-Ireland hurling champions in Limerick

The Gaelic Grounds will host the homecoming for the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Champions tomorrow.

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Limerick win first All Ireland hurling title in 45 years

Limerick consigned 1973 to the past in a dramatic finale when it seemed they had easily seen off a disappointing Galway.

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Cavan retain senior status relegation playoff against Tipp

Cavan staged a superb second-half comeback to retain their senior status the expense of Tipperary in the TG4 Ladies All-Ireland relegation playoff final at Dolan ...

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'The buzz is great' - Supporters head to Croke Park for All-Ireland hurling final

Tension is mounting ahead of this year's All-Ireland senior hurling final.

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Cork through to another All-Ireland camogie final

A second-half power play by Cork ensured that the champions’ place in the Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final was assured with a quarter of ...

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Kilkenny do enough to advance past Galway into camogie final

A goal in the 48th minute by Katie Power finally separated Kilkenny from a Galway side that left nothing in the tank today, but nevertheless bowed out of the Liberty ...

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Colum Breen: 'There were men crying around me, grown men. Tears running down their faces'

It mightn’t have been a headline where you were, but that’s not the point.

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Longford makes strong comeback against Fermanagh to retain intermediate championship

A strong second-half performance saw Longford overturn a four-point half-time deficit into a six-point winning margin to retain their intermediate championship status ...

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All-Ireland final tickets auctioned on eBay for €3.5k before being removed

Two tickets for the All-Ireland football final of Dublin and Tyrone were spotted on eBay for €3,500.

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Treaty legend Éamonn Cregan on current crop: ‘I have great time for this team’

Éamonn Cregan is looking through a window in the Hunt Museum Café, out at the Shannon running away with itself, a dull August afternoon rising merely ...

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Limerick 2007 v 2018: The final result will dictate whether alterations are smart or not

The last time Limerick were in an All-Ireland final they ran straight into Kilkenny’s rotor blades.

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Former Limerick captain Gavin O'Mahony: 'I keep saying is that I have no regrets'

The past month has been ‘tough’ for Gavin O’Mahony, having called time on his inter-county career last year — but having been part of the ...

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Captain Declan Hannon’s dream comes 70 minutes closer to reality

Arriving onto Jones Road for their All-Ireland semi-final with Cork, Declan Hannon was one of only three men on Limerick’s starting team to have previously ...

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Proud day for Cummins family as final sliotars ready for Croker

His native Cork may not be contesting the All-Ireland hurling final but that doesn’t mean that Kevin Cummins wouldn’t have a certain amount of pride ...

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Pádraic Mannion: Galway’s hunger not sated by 2017 heroics

When it comes to back-to-back success, Kilkenny, to the surprise of absolutely nobody, are the market leaders. Seven times a Kilkenny team has successfully defended ...

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Minor final preview: Galway hurlers seeking double on two fronts

Four training sessions a week since January, strength and conditioning lessons from the renowned Polish guru Lukasz Kirszenstein and 15 games mean that Galway are ...

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From a football heartland to hurling final day - a closer look at Treaty boss John Kiely

The manager of a team in the All-Ireland senior hurling final saying he doesn’t come from a hurling background?

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When one of your own graces Croker: 'There were men crying, grown men. Tears running down their faces'

It mightn’t have been a headline where you were, but that’s not the point, writes Michael Moynihan

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Anthony Cunningham on the modern game: ‘It’s like basketball in that it’s just an attack, an attempt on a score'

Former Galway boss Anthony Cunningham hopes to see his native county secure back-to-back All-Ireland titles tomorrow in Croke Park.

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Galway and Limerick reveal teams ahead of Sunday's All-Ireland final

Galway and Limerick have both named their starting lineups ahead of this Sunday's All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final at Croke Park.

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Cork star Briege Corkery set for camogie return after two year exile

Cork legend Briege Corkery has ended an exile of almost two years to return to the champions’ panel for tomorrow’s Liberty Insurance All-Ireland Senior ...

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Donal O'Grady breaks down the possible tactics for the All-Ireland Hurling Final

All-Ireland winning player and coach Donal O'Grady breaks down the key areas in Sunday's clash between Galway and Limerick.

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Ger and Dalo's All-Ireland Final preview part 2: Wildcards, huge gambles and dropping the hurley

All-Ireland winners Anthony Daly and Ger Cunningham preview Galway v Limerick with Colm O’Connor.

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Watch: Harry Redknapp takes charge of his first GAA match

Football managers Harry Redknapp and Gianluca Vialli have been testing their skills as GAA managers in AIB's documentary The Toughest.

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ED COUGHLAN: Victory to the calm within the chaos

Sunday’s All-Ireland hurling final between Galway and Limerick will undoubtedly provide us with something special. The quality of the championship to date ...

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Kiely’s drowning out the noise from the foothills of the Galtees

At the Limerick press call there was a bit of warming-up before we brought it up.

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Francis Forde: This Galway team refuses to die

It’s a statistic you’ll have already come across this week, but one that is worth repeating: Outside of Kilkenny, only Cork, in 2004/05, have successfully ...

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