Dublin’s James McCarthy in action against Kieran Donaghy of Kerry. Photo: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

For many people the standout performer for Dublin during the recent four-in-a-row AFL success has been James McCarthy. At 26, the youngest of the Dubl(...)

Cian O’Sullivan ensured that Dublin did not miss Rory O’Carroll in the Allianz Football League final against Kerry. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s always worthwhile not to get carried away in the heat of the moment and in the past caution was always advisable in the wake of football league f(...)

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(...)

Dublin eased past Donegal at Croke park to reach the Allianz League final. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin 1-20 Donegal 0-13 Dublin swept into a fourth successive Allianz Football League final with an emphatic victory over Donegal at Croke Park on(...)

Kieran Donaghy: has added his substantial presence to Kerry’s options at centrefield. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

For Kerry, a league semi-final is like one of those in-between curiosities they bring you in a fancy restaurant. A ramekin of mottled walnut ganache w(...)

A trial date has yet to be set for Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy on charges of falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton during a water charges protest in Jobstown almost 18 months ago. Photograph: Aidan Crawley.

A trial date has yet to be set for Anti-Austerity Alliance TD Paul Murphy on charges of falsely imprisoning Tánaiste Joan Burton during a water charge(...)

Conor McManus’s 2-37 makes him the top scorer in the division by a distance – nine points ahead of Ciarán Murtagh of Roscommon. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

With five minutes to go against Dublin back in February, Conor McManus took off on another wheeling, hitch-kicking, looping run down in front of Hill(...)

UCC president Dr Michael Murphy said the selection committee that compiled the shortlist did so in full compliance with UCC’s regulations, and suggestions it had been done otherwise were ‘wholly without merit’. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / IRISH TIMES

The President of University College Cork has described an allegation the selection process for the appointment of senior posts at UCC’s school of busi(...)

Tempers flare during the second half of the Dublin v Donegal game at Croke Park  that led to to both Donegal’s Michael Murphy and Dublin’s James McCarthy to be sent off for  receiving second yellow cards. Photograph:  Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 1-10 Donegal 0-7 There were further signs at Croke Park on Saturday that Dublin footballers are becoming more resistant to the tactics of ultr(...)

  Odhrán MacNiallais: will be hoping to help Donegal bounce back from two defeats when the county take on Dublin at Croke Park.  Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Presseye/Inpho

SATURDAY Allianz Football League Matches at 7.0 unless stated Division One Dublin v Donegal, Croke Park – With semi-final advancement already secu(...)