Last month
February 2023
# Like Father Like Daughter
'I get way too nervous watching Dad’s matches. I don’t mind missing them at all'
Emma Cleary has an expert in her own household to give her advice as the daughter of Cork senior men’s manager John Cleary.
# Stage Coach
Moving from the theatre to the GAA pitch and 'new territory' leading All-Ireland champions
Davy Nelson: ‘You want to try and keep Meath up there at the top table.’
This year
# Dual star
'It’s an exciting place' - The Armagh senior from age 15 aiming for glory with Ulster rugby
Niamh Marley will line out for Ulster against Leinster today before Armagh’s Division 2 opener against Cavan tomorrow.
# Ambition
The 19-year-old prodigy chasing basketball glory in USA and All-Ireland titles with Kerry
Paris McCarthy, who played in last year’s All-Ireland final with Kerry, is on a basketball scholarship at East Tennessee State University.
# busy busy
Fitting engagement 'around GAA calendar' and playing under four-time All-Ireland winner
Kildare Ladies star Grace Clifford was surprised with an engagement on New Year’s Eve.
Last year
# family matters
'I wouldn’t change anything for the world. We’re better people in our house because of her'
Family matters for Danielle Caldwell with older sister Anna a source of inspiration both on and off the pitch.
# busy busy
'I mightn’t go to bed at all' - Playing in All-Ireland semi-final 24 hours after wedding day
Donaghmoyne’s Cathriona McConnell has a hectic weekend of her.
# Connacht SFC
Kelly is hero as Galway champs Moycullen book place in first Connacht final
Moycullen needed extra time to see off Strokestown of Roscommon in Tuam Stadium.
# back to her best
After two-year concussion nightmare, Rutledge proves Kilmacud's Leinster final hero
‘You’re like, ‘When will I ever get back? When will I ever be able to do what they’re doing?’ That was something that I struggled with a lot.’
# brilliant ballymac
41-in-a-row Waterford champions aiming for Munster glory after seismic win over heavyweights
Aileen Wall is hoping Ballymacarbry can end a 22-year wait for a provincial crown when they take on Kerry’s Southern Gaels in today’s semi-final.
# Premier Star
Aishling Moloney: 'I couldn’t walk more than a kilometre without my leg swelling up'
The 24-year-old has battled back from an ACL injury.
# Super Keeper
'I got my two knees done and I wasn't able to play outfield. I've been in goals ever since'
Laois All-Ireland winner Eimear Barry reflects on her journey after winning the ZuCar Golden Glove award.
# Crunch time
‘I asked them what group did you want to be in. Do you want to be in the people who were the one-hit wonders?'
Outgoing Meath coach Paul Garrigan on how they went about retaining their TG4 All-Ireland Senior title.
# busy man
From Croke Park All-Ireland final, to wedding day in Portugal and home for the replay
Fermanagh manager James Daly got married last weekend in between the TG4 All-Ireland Ladies football junior championship drawn and replayed final against Antrim.
# Let off the Laois
Continuing family tradition, All-Ireland glory to senior return and travels loom
Emma Lawlor helped Laois to intermediate success last weekend, before she takes a year or two out to travel to Australia
# flat out
'We're not finished yet' - The multi-talented teenager chasing All-Ireland glory with Kerry
Inter-county football, camogie, farming and much more – Danielle O’Leary has been busy on numerous fronts this year.
# brave
'I went through some of the worst days of my life grieving my Dad. Now I want to help others'
In a heartfelt interview, Armagh’s Aoife Lennon opens up on dealing with anorexia and the suicide of her father when she was 13.
# hedgo
The dual star from a family immersed in Dublin GAA helping the Sky Blues bounce back
Niamh Hetherton says Dublin are determined to learn from last year’s All-Ireland final loss to neighbours Meath.
# Reaction
Meath All-Ireland winning boss excited for what lies ahead as holders march on
The Royals, Dublin, Mayo and Galway all advanced to the quarter-finals after yesterday’s results.
# Inspirational
'Before I started my chemo I asked my oncologist: 'is there any chance we can push this back so I can play?''
Down minor footballer Leah Scholes, 18, has not let a cancer diagnosis three years ago interrupt her hectic life.
# Reaction
More to come from All-Ireland champions Meath after 'awful to watch' opening win
Eamonn Murray’s holders face Armagh next – a side he labels ‘awesome,’ and one with revenge on their minds.
'It’s an interesting one, we’ve actually never played each other before. This is the first time'
Today Mayo’s Fiona McHale will take on a Tipperary side captained by her partner Maria Curley.
# stitch in time
Sowing the seeds: Offaly’s Fiona Dempsey on the battle to play football
‘When I was in school, we had to do sowing while third, fourth, fifth and sixth class boys used to play football. That was training for our school team. In sixth class, I eventually picked up the courage to say ‘that’s unfair I can’t train’.
# tribe on top
Shefflin's Galway into Leinster final as Dublin crash out after Salthill showdown
Conor Cooney registered 0-13, and became Galway’s second top scorer in the championship behind Joe Canning.
# London Calling
'I didn't really know what an All-Ireland was. I had to Google where Croke Park was'
Hannah Noonan has no Irish roots but has given almost two decades of service to London ladies football.
# Looking Forward
'I lost power in my right hand' - From concussion nightmare to Donegal's charge for league glory
Donegal goalkeeper Roisín McCafferty recalls her concussion battle ahead of Donegal’s clash with Meath in the Division 1 final.
# State of Play
Ladies football picture becomes clearer with full line-up of league finals confirmed
Meath and Donegal will face off in the Division 1 decider, and the other three match-ups were made official today.
# Going Well
Galway continue perfect Division 2 campaign with home win over Clare
Worryingly for Tribe boss Pádraic Joyce, though, Shane Walsh limped off in the second half.
# Champions Again
Kerry ace and captain stars as UL survive UCC fightback to win another O'Connor Cup
The Limerick college retained their crown after a thrilling final.
# Aimee Mackin
'It’s probably similar to what’s happening in Ukraine' - growing up in the North during conflict
‘We were playing football in the garden and the British soldiers were walking up the road across from us because there was a barracks close enough to where I live.’
# skull and crossbones
Cork star's goal key as UCC stun DCU in bid to end 10-year wait for O'Connor Cup
Katie Quirke scored 1-1 in this afternoon’s semi-final.
# get checked
'The point where she talked about amputation, that was the heart sinking moment'
Ahead of today’s All-Ireland club final, Mourneabbey captain and Cork player Bríd O’Sullivan is encouraging people to get everything checked out after a minor issue with her thumb led to a rare form of cancer being diagnosed.
# Speaking From The Harte
The Cork great and new Tipp goalkeeping coach looking to Bazunu and Kelleher for inspiration
Having recently joined David Power’s set-up, Elaine Harte hopes she can help set the trend for equal opportunities in both the men’s and women’s games.
All time
# Interview
'We lost mam to suicide. It was the hardest thing I have ever been through in my entire life'
Fermanagh footballer Brenda Bannon speaks about the loss of her mother and how counselling helped her with bereavement.
# Royal Inspiration
How Austrian cycling's Olympic underdog inspired Meath to All-Ireland greatness
Anna Kiesenhofer’s Tokyo heroics struck a chord with Royals defender Emma Troy ahead of the All-Ireland final.
# One Step At A Time
Five-time All-Ireland winner uncertain on inter-county future with Dublin
Niamh McEvoy is concentrating on a club final with St Sylvester’s this weekend before making a decision.
# Seventh Heaven
Westmeath All-Ireland winning captain targeting more glory with Dublin club heavyweights
A seventh successive county title with Foxrock-Cabinteely ‘would mean the world’ to Fiona Claffey.
# Bouncing Back
Dublin star hopeful 'the best manager in the country' will stay on for a sixth campaign
Mick Bohan’s Sky Blues saw their All-Ireland five-in-a-row bid derailed by Meath earlier this month.
# meath magic
'It was like we weren’t good enough for anyone' - from the depths of despair to the very top
Meath dual star Megan Thynne recounts the rollercoaster journey to an unforgettable day in the All-Ireland senior final.
# progression
Cafferky fires Mayo into semi-finals of All-Ireland Championship
Mayo ran out four-point winners.