Brian Cuthbert stepped down as Cork football manager after the county’s defeat to Kildare. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

Cork GAA could be facing a fine in the wake of Monday’s statement by the county executive, which in the course of thanking former manager Brian Cuthb(...)

Former  Cork manager Brian Cuthbert looks dejected at Semple Stadium during his side’s loss to Kildare. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

At some point in the 72 hours it took Brian Cuthbert to decide not to seek another year as Cork football manager, the thought must have stuck: what i(...)

Roving half-forward Colm O’Driscoll has been a key player in Brian Cuthbert’s new-look Cork team. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Jim Gavin may have doubled back from calling Sunday’s opposition “the most defensive Cork team he had ever seen” but no one is being fooled into think(...)

Donegal’s Colm McFadden holds off Cork defenders during the All-Ireland semi-final in 2012. The meetings between the sides have been important staging posts in their respective fortunes over the last six years. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

It is easy to forget, now that Dublin seem to be All-Ireland favourites for always and evermore, that not too long ago Cork were regarded as the smart(...)

Cork’s Colm O’Neill tries to shrug off Down’s  Brendan McArdle during a league clash last March.  Photo: William Cherry/Presseye/Inpho

If you didn’t laugh, you’d punch a window. After Conor Counihan pulled stumps on his time as Cork manager in August, Colm O’Neill left it a few days b(...)

Zach Tuohy and Aidan Walsh celebrate after the second International Rules Test in 2011. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

At the age of 23 Aidan Walsh has already had an extraordinarily eventful career. In his second season three years ago he helped Cork to the county’s f(...)

Conor Cooney: ‘We gave a poor account of ourselves in most of our matches. We just have to reflect on the year’s hurling and see if we can improve for next year’. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Even as the GAA managerial merry-go-round still spins less and less seats are available; Brian Cuthbert’s appointment in Cork, to replace Conor Counih(...)

It’s not dubbed the managerial merry-go-round for nothing: Kieran McGeeney is leaving Kildare and returning to his native county Armagh. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

So it’s not dubbed the managerial merry-go-round for nothing: on the same night Jason Ryan went before the Kildare county board to be ratified as thei(...)

The scoring exploits in Sunday’s All-Ireland senior football final of Bernard Brogan, seen here scoring the first of his two goals, earned him the RTÉ man-of-the-match award. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin joined an elite group with Sunday’s All-Ireland win. Since 1990, only Kerry and Tyrone have won two titles in three seasons and Kerry remain th(...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin is congratulated by his Cork counterpart Conor Counihan after Saturday’s game. Counihan announced his resignation shortly afterwards. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

By the time Conor Counihan arrived into the press conference room, word was already out that he’d resigned. He wore it lightly enough, his innate dece(...)