Mayo’s Cillian O’Connor make his first start of the year as his side face Monaghan at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

SATURDAY Division One Tyrone v Derry, Healy Park, 7.0, Live Setanta Ireland  It’s been going from bad to worse for Derry and manage(...)

Ciarán Cafferkey keeps possession for Roscommon despite the attentions of Down’s Danny Savage during the Division Two match at Páirc Esler. Photograph: Inpho.

DOWN 1-11 ROSCOMMON 1-15 Roscommon’s bench ensured they left Páirc Esler on Saturday night with a valuable away victory which boosts their (...)

Cavan’s Martin Reilly: hit a marvellous point from a 45  in injury time at Kiltoom. Photograph: Inpho

Roscommon 1-11 Cavan 0-14 A marvellous point from a 45 by Martin Reilly in injury time gave Cavan a deserved draw against Roscommon in an exc(...)

Senan Kilbride is eager for Roscommon to progress in Division Two of the National Football League. Photograph: Ryan Byrne.

There is an unusual chime about all-ticket matches and the start of the league but that will be the case in Kiltoom when Roscommon begin their Divisi(...)

 Roscommon’s Niall Daly in action against Galway’s Danny Cummins during the FBD final at Kiltoom, Co Roscommon. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Roscommon 4-8 Galway 1-12 There is something astir in the Primrose County. John Evans stood in the drizzle in Kiltoom and made a strong appeal (...)

Roscommon manager John Evans will be content will a comprehensive display and victory over Mayo. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Roscommon manager John Evans sent a strong army to Castlebar to wrestle the points from Mayo and book their place in the final of the Connacht League (...)

Dublin’s Emmett Ó Conghaile: has impressed manager Jim Gavin during the O’Byrne Cup. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho
GAA Previews

All throw-ins 2.0 unless stated Football O’BYRNE CUP SEMI-FINALS Kildare v DIT, St Conleth’s Park Apart from the frictio(...)

Simon Coveney:  ‘It’s purely my view that retailers should not be selling food for half nothing in an effort to drum up business.’ Photograph: Oliviet Hoslet/EPA

The new Competition and Consumer Protection Commission has warned the Department of Agriculture against asking supermarkets not to engage in Christma(...)

Silence in the slaughterhouse: protests at 14 of Ireland’s largest meat processing plants were intended to put the squeeze on the biggest family-run firms in the sector

Like Neville Chamberlain waving a copy of the Munich Agreement with Germany in 1938, Minister for Agriculture Simon Coveney appears to believe he has (...)

 Farmers protesting outside Grennagh meat factory were joined by IFA President Eddie Downey, Henry Burns, of then Beef and Livestocks Board and Pat Smyth, IFA General Secretary on Monday. Photograph: Pat Moore.

The Irish Farmers’ Association has been warned that any further blockades of meat processing plants as part of the dispute with factories over beef pr(...)