Colm Cooper: “He has an innate unorthodoxy”, said Paul Galvin of his former team-mate. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It was nothing more than a flyaway petal of brilliance on a changeable Sunday in February but Benny Coulter went home thinking about it. Kerry were up(...)

James Horan: has shaped a highly skilled and physically impressive team which, it seems, has limitless heart. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Two very significant developments took place many miles away from last weekend’s thunderous All-Ireland football semi-finals, both of which instantly (...)

Shane Coughlan of UCC Demons under pressure from Barry Drumm and Neil Baynes of UCD Marian Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

MEN’S FINAL: C&S UCC Demons v Dublin InterNational Arena, Tallaght, 8.45pmSetanta IrelandAs defeats go, this was the sweetest of Shane Coughlan’s (...)

Mayo’s Andy Moran celebrates scoring his side’s fourth goal with Cillian O’Connor against Galway last weekend. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

So much of what was positive for Mayo in the weekend’s demolition of Galway obviously reflected negatively on(...)