Former manager Anthony Daly gave ‘six epic seasons’ to Dublin, said John Costello. Photograph:  James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin chief executive John Costello has conceded the county’s senior hurlers lack the depth at the moment to mount a consistent challenge in champio(...)

 Met Éireann has issued a status orange rainfall warning for Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath and Monaghan.   Photograph: Frank Miller/The Irish Times

Met Éireann has issued a status orange rainfall warning, its second most serious category, for Dublin, Louth, Wexford, Wicklow, Meath and Monaghan. Fl(...)

The volume of seated accommodation makes Croke Park a more profitable venue for Dublin footballers’ championship fixtures. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The Leinster Council was unanimous at its Wednesday night meeting that Dublin’s senior football fixtures should continue to be staged at Croke Park. (...)

Current Offaly manager Brian Whelahan: HIS outstanding contribution to Offaly’s All-Ireland hurling championship victory was recognised with the award of the two hurler of the year citations. pHOTOGRAPH: iNPHO

The All Star season is upon us. There will be criticisms of whatever teams are announced; some of these will be temperate and reasonedbut others won’t(...)

Wexford’s Conor McDonald: was nominated for Young Player of the Year following an impressive summer campaign at both senior and U-21 level. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

A most encouraging year for Wexford hurling continues on Sunday with the county final between Shelmaliers and St Anne’s. But it’s a bittersweet occas(...)

Glen Rovers’ Patrick Horgan: will take some watching by Sarsfields in the Cork county final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh.  Photograph: Inpho.

Saturday Kerry SHC Final Replay – Lixnaw v Kilmoyley, Austin Stack Park, 4.0 - The drawn encounter was overshadowed by the attack on Paul Galvin by a (...)

Kilkenny’s Jackie Tyrell and Tipp’s Patrick Maher struggle for possession with Paul Murphy in close attendance. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Sport is a soft touch for mythologising, Gaelic games among the softest and within GAA hurling to a greater degree than football. It’s a frequently he(...)

Kerry’s Declan O’Sullivan and Donal Vaughan of Mayo compete for possession during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph:  Inpho

When you’re explaining, you’re losing. Which, these days, basically means the GAA is losing all the time. It appears that no decision coming out of Cr(...)

When it comes to Aisling, Enya has a lot to answer for, and we’re not just talking the single-word moniker. An Enya-like mystical atmosphere runs t(...)

Dublin supporters on Hill 16 during Sunday’s game against Monaghan. Photograph: Inpho/Cathal Noonan

Last weekend saw the curtain come down on the first year of the GAA’s exclusive rights deal with Sky Sports. Saturday’s football quarter-finals were t(...)