Judge said former Tyrone footballer Owen Mulligan was ‘opstrpeuous, awful, aggressive and difficult to handle both inside and outside the garda station’ but he had to dismiss the case. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

A former Tyrone footballer has avoided conviction for refusing to give a blood or urine sample because gardaí failed to inform him of his obligations,(...)

The Dublin team in Croke Park last Sunday. Imagine the agony of Dublin fans watching it all dissolve. Photograph: INPHO/Donall Farmer

And what about Dublin’s football ghosts? Let us not suppose here, as the world and the circling planets warms hands on the fire that will emanate from(...)

Former Tyrone footballer Owen Mulligan was “very abusive” towards a doctor, Listowel District Court heard on Thursday. Photograph: Inpho

Former Tyrone footballer Owen Mulligan was “very abusive” towards a doctor who was called to a garda station to take a sample when he was under arrest(...)

Darren McCurry  played championship before he ever got a run in the league. Photograph: Inpho.

On the list of player biographies handed out at the Tyrone press night last Wednesday week, there was something interesting about the numbers beside t(...)

An alleged driving offence by former Tyrone footballer and BBC pundit Owen Mulligan has been adjourned at Listowel District Court because the doctor called to take the blood alcohol sample from Mr Mulligan was sick, the court heard. Photograph: Frank Miller

An alleged driving offence by former Tyrone footballer and now BBC pundit Owen Mulligan has been adjourned at Listowel District Court because the doct(...)

Tyrone’s Seán Cavanagh: “From our point of view, we really need to get our own house in order.” Photograph: Inpho

Seán Cavanagh hardly needed any reminder of Tyrone’s football qualifier record against Louth. When they first met, in 2006, Tyrone were defending All(...)

Owen Mulligan with his long-time manager and mentor, Tyrone boss Mickey Harte. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

If you leave out the fight with the paint scraper and the bar owner’s reproach at the smashed windows (‘I’m sorry Mugsy, I can’t stand by you this tim(...)