Tempers flare during the All-Ireland football semi-final between Kerry and Mayo at Gaelic Grounds, Limerick. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

After some featureless stuff in the provinces and a wholly expected clean sweep for the provincial champions in the All-Ireland quarter-finals, the fo(...)

Tipperary coach Paudie O’Neill: “A fact is a fact. We can’t change the result of ’09 – but we can’t change the result of 2010 either”. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Within the Tipperary management team, Paudie O’Neill provides perspective. He shares with manager Eamon O’Shea the geographical distance of having liv(...)

Tipperary’s Michael Cahill is battling to be fit for the All-Ireland final gainst Kilkenny. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The GAA will investigate the unruly scenes in Limerick last Saturday during the All-Ireland football semi-final replay between Kerry and Mayo. A ma(...)

Tipperary manager Eamon O’Shea celebrates after his team’s win over Cork in the All-Ireland hurling semi-final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho.

It’s a long way from there to here. Three months ago, as he contemplated a second successive Munster defeat by Limerick, Tipperary manager Eamon O’She(...)

Anthony Daly: led Dublin to a Leinster title and a National League title during his time in charge. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Anthony Daly has stepped down as Dublin hurling manager after six years in the position. The Clare All-Ireland winning captain led Dublin to historic (...)

Mayo’s Lee Keegan takes a tumble as Kerry’s Peter Crowley makes off with the ball during the replayed All-Ireland semi-final at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Kerry 3-16 Mayo 3-13 After a week of controversy about venue and suspension or non-suspension, Kerry and Mayo in an epic that spilled over in(...)

Donegal’s Christy Toye and Paddy McGrath with Paul Flynn and Michael Darragh Macauley of Dublin. Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

Donegal 3-14 Dublin 0-17 Even for a country that has acquired some experience of bubble-bursting, yesterday’s pop was deafening. Donegal, their best d(...)

Donegal manager  Jim McGuinness: ready to pit his wits against Jim Gavin and the reigning All-Ireland champions. Photo:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

That match three years ago is now a scary but merry memory for Dublin – like the time we ran out of petrol in Transylvania – given all the good thing(...)

Mayo’s  Andy Moran has been more influential coming off the bench. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Having started with what he described as the “bizarre” decision to stage this evening’s All-Ireland football semi-final replay in Limerick’s Gaelic(...)

Dublin’s Dermot Connolly is grabbed by Donegal’s Neil McGee following an incident that resulted in a straight red card for Connolly. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

In the furore that surrounded the Dublin-Donegal championship match of three years ago perspective counted for a lot. For some there was fascination i(...)