The Gresham Hotel: The landmark O’Connell Street hostelry celebrates its 200th anniversary next year

The long-delayed sale of Dublin’s Gresham Hotel is finally to proceed following Nama’s approval of an international marketing campaign to find a buyer(...)

The Gresham Hotel  has more than 300 rooms and is understood to have scope for an upgrade.  Photograph:  Aidan Crawley

The National Assets Management Agency (Nama) is set to put Dublin’s Gresham Hotel up for sale with a reported price tag of €80 million. It has been k(...)

Former Dublin captain Bryan Cullen with Morgan Freeman, Savannah Keogh, Summer O’Callaghan and Charlie O Reilly from St Audoens NS, Dublin. Photograph: Leon Farrell/Photocall

It wouldn’t be a proper heavyweight contest without a few verbal punches thrown in advance. And for Bryan Cullen, gloves now off in the more literal s(...)

Longford’s Barry Gilleran and manager Jack Sheedy celebrate the championship victory over Offaly at Tullamore. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Standing in the tunnel in O’Connor Park a fortnight ago after Longford had beaten Offaly, it wasn’t hard to discern which dressingroom belonged to the(...)

DCU manager Niall Moyna was axed and then reinstated - but DCU will be delighted to have his experience on their side ahead of Saturday’s clash with UUJ. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

It’s been nearly 10 years since Niall Moyna led DCU to their first ever Sigerson Cup title in 2006. A fresh faced Bryan Cullen captained that team and(...)

Former Dublin captain Bryan Cullen has retired from intercounty football. Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Dublin’s 2011 All-Ireland winning captain Bryan Cullen has announced his retirement from intercounty football. The Skerries man ends his 12-year se(...)

Ireland’s Paddy O’Rourke and Colm Begley take the field for last weekend’s practise match in Melbourne. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The news that Essendon pair Jobe Watson and Dustin Fletcher have been cleared to play for Australia in Saturday’s Test match in Perth has focused atte(...)

Paddy Andrews and Bernard Brogan following Dublin’s victory over Monaghan in the quarter-final at Croke Park. “There are so many guys there to take your place. . . I’d say it’s a very good thing because it makes the team perform better.” Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Some things are constant, some things aren’t. We don’t know what the lifespan of this Dublin team will be and yet most of the country can reel off a h(...)

Donegal manager Jim McGuinness: “We’ll need to be on our toes from the first minute against Dublin. We’ll need to implement our own game plan from the very first minute.”

Maybe 2011 still matters. Jim McGuinness seems to be employing the same philosophy; the attempted shaping of a sport that leaves itself open to manip(...)

Dean Rock is set to starts for Dublin at full forward against Wexford. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The quandary that Dublin now presents for opposition managers is exquisite. Circle the wagons and you invite wave after wave of attack. Try to match t(...)