Dublin footballer James McCarthy has a therapeutic use exemption for a Ventolin inhaler.

James McCarthy answers the first question of the day with that look of complete inevitability – and no, it’s not about drug testing in the GAA.Because(...)

Sign at Semple Stadium. Photograph: Inpho.

The GAA will meet the Irish Sports Council later this month to discuss the implementation of blood testing within Gaelic games next year, which was an(...)

Lord Mayor of Dublin Christy Burke with Áine Lawlor and Finbar Furey at the Mansion House Dublin. Lawlor and Furey were recipients of the Lord Mayor’s Awards 2015. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Broadcaster Áine Lawlor and folk and traditional musician Finbar Furey are among the recipients of the 2015 Lord Mayor’s Awards for their contributio(...)

GPA CEO Dessie Farrell at the launch of the report entitled “Never Enough Time” – the experience of third level student county GAA players by Dr Aoife Lane, Department of Health Sport and Exercise Science, Waterford Institute of Technology.

Even accounting for the presumption that no student in the world would admit to having enough hours in the day to satisfy all their demands there are(...)

Tipperary’s Bill Maher and Dublin’s Niall Scully  contest a loose ball in the Munster champions’ two-point semi-final victory. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tipperary 0-14 Dublin 0-12It would have been an unlikely proposition not so long ago but Tommy Toomey has suggested his young Tipperary players now ca(...)

Tipperary’s Colm O’Shaughnessy and Jimmy Feehan celebrate after the final whistle. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Tipperary 0-14 Dublin 0-12Injury-time points from Steven O’Brien and Kevin O’Halloran sealed a dramatic first ever Eirgrid All-Ireland U-21 football c(...)

Dublin Manager Dessie Farrell has a  formidable looking side as they prepare to take on Tipperary in Tullamore. Photograph: Inpho

After making a grand total of five Munster under-21 finals in the first 44 years of the competition, Tipperary have been in seven of the last nine. Th(...)

Alan Cadogan returns at corner forward for Cork in their Allianz Hurling League semi-final against Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Cork are back to full strength for Sunday’s Allianz Hurling League semi-final against Dublin at Nowlan Park.Manager Jimmy Barry-Murphy has welcomed b(...)

Dublin’s Cormac Costello scored two crucial  goals against Kildare in the Under 21 Leinster  final. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 3-10 Kildare 1-12Cormac Costello headed up a lethal full-forward line that delivered 3-7 in total to secure back-to-back Eirgrid Leinster Under(...)

Davy Hyland: “We have the utmost respect for Dublin but we’re playing good football so we don’t need to fear them.”  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Leinster Ul-21 Football Final Dublin v Kildare, Páirc Tailteann, Navan, 7.30 All things being equal, Kildare probably shouldn’t be contesting this e(...)