Jim Gavin: “When I’m asked by other counties I encourage them to get on to Croke Park: make their business case for funding for people.”  Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Dublin senior football manager Jim Gavin has offered a spirited defence of heavy financial investment by the GAA in the development of Gaelic games in(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea is tackled by Dublin’s Emmet Ó Conghaile at MacHale Park. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Dublin 0-9 Mayo 0-7 If you think the All-Ireland champions would be spooked by having to take the show on the road, think again. Dublin left a wet(...)

Dublin defender Philly McMahon celebrates scoring Dublin second goal in the All-Ireland semi-final replay against Mayo last summer. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

‘Everyone remembers the goals in last year’s semi-final replay between Dublin and Mayo, an encounter memorably labelled by RTÉ’s Darragh Moloney as “t(...)

Mikey Sweeney replaces Lee Keegan in the Mayo side to meet Dublin in Castlebar on Saturday night. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin manager Jim Gavin has made no change to his announced team to face Mayo on Saturday evening in the AFL Division One match in Castlebar. The s(...)

Kerry’s Colm Cooper with James McCarthy and Philly McMahon of Dublin during last September’s All-Ireland final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s little over four months since the counties met in the All-Ireland final but Dublin and Kerry are back in Croke Park this evening for the opening (...)

Jonny Cooper was disappointed by Dublin’s surprise defeat to Longford in the O’Byrne Cup semi-final at the weekend.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

It is arguably the most high profile vacancy in Gaelic football, the full back position for Dublin, and Jonny Cooper has insisted he’s ready for the (...)

Tyrone’s Lee Brennan in action against Queen’s University’s Greg McCabe. Brennan is one of the coming men on Mickey Harte’s side. Photograph: Trevor Lucy/Inpho/Presseye

(All throw-ins 2.0 unless stated) Saturday Walsh Cup - Round Three Antrim v UCD, The Dub, Queen's Not a lot at stake, since these sides have both(...)

Fermanagh manager Pete McGrath: Keen to produce a winning mentality. Photograph: Inpho

“Why should we in Fermanagh sit in a dark corner and talk about winning Ulster among ourselves but feel you can’t let anybody hear you?” asks Pete McG(...)

Rory O’Carroll: has proved a key figure in the Dublin defence as the counties won All-Irelands in 2011, 2013 and 2015.  Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

We came to see some new names in Dublin football, only to hear they’d just lost one of their biggest: Rory O’Carroll – their three-time All-Ireland wi(...)

Dublin fullback Rory O’Carroll won’t be available to Jim Gavin for the 2016 season after deciding to go to New Zealand for the year. Photograph: Inpho

All-Ireland football champions Dublin will be without full back Rory O’Carroll for the entire 2016 season as he’s decided to spend the year working an(...)