Eugene McGee with Mick O’Dwyer at the launch of his book ‘The GAA in My Time’ by Eugene McGee. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

It was Eoin Liston who for me most vividly expressed the enormity of what Eugene McGee had wrought on Kerry. Twenty four years ago this month, the gre(...)

Kieran Donaghy celebrates scoring Kerry’s second goal  with team-mate James O’Donoghue during the All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Sunday in the September sunshine at Croke Park and the masters reveal themselves in traditional colours but in brand new ways. Old heads and new tr(...)

 Keith Higgins of Mayo tracks Kerry’s James O’Donoghue at Croke Park last weekend.  Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

There’s a great story told in Michael Foley’s book “Kings of September” about the moment in the week before the 1982 All-Ireland football final that (...)

Conor McManus of Monaghan celebrates after his county beat Kildare  to clinch a place in the All-Ireland SFC quarter-final stage, unofficially, the cut-off point for the best teams of a particular year.  Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Media interaction with teams nowadays is generally conducted in environments sufficiently sterile for use in the fight against the Ebola virus. Yet th(...)

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte is surely contemplating how he will know when his tenure should end. Photograph: Andrew Paton / Inpho / Presseye

Mickey Harte has been in charge of the Tyrone senior football team for the last 12 years. In that time, he has won their first 3 All-Ireland titles, t(...)

Current Down manager James McCartan in action during the 1994 All-Ireland final against Dublin. Photograph: Inpho

And in a blink of the eye, it’s the championship. Until the provincial contests are nicely under way and generating talking points, we normally just h(...)

Former Kilkenny hurler Noel Skehan was among the GAA legends inducted into the Hall of Fame. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The GAA Museum Hall of Fame inducted four members yesterday at Croke Park: footballers Michael Kearins (Sligo) Mi(...)

Hall of Fame inductees (from left) Kilkenny’s Noel Skehan, Sligo’s Micheál Kearins, Kerry’s Mick O’Dwyer and Waterford’s Pat McGrath at the Croke park Museum. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Kerry legend Mick O’Dwyer was among four new inductees into the Hall of Fame at a ceremony as the GAA Museum at Croke Park on Wednesday. (...)

The Dublin-Mayo All-Ireland football final was one of only four programmes on RTÉ to top the million mark for viewing figures in 2013. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

RTÉ head of sport Ryle Nugent has welcomed the audience figures for 2013, showing sports events provided 25 per cent of the station’s top 20 most watc(...)

Paudie O'Mahoney: He admits to being ashamed when he stood on the scales at 20 stone nine and a half pounds for the first episode of "Operation Transformation". Photograph: Michelle Connor

For former Kerry goalkeeper Paudie O’Mahoney, 2013 was an annus horribilis which he hopes will lead to change of fortune this year. In February he had(...)