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(...)

Paddy Keenan of Louth poses a considerable threat from centrefield for the underdogs. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

There will be no moment of silence but plenty of muted reflection by diehard Lilywhites descending on HQ tomorrow. Johnny Doyle is no more, the great(...)

Westmeath’s Kevin Maguire and Derek Maguire of Louth come to grips in the Leinster GAA Football Senior Championship Round One, Cusack Park, Mullingar, at the weekend. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It was about midway through the second half in Mullingar on Saturday night when the shout came down the seats in the Cusack Park press box: “Attendanc(...)

Louth goalscorer Ryan Burns (18) is congratulated by  Conor Grimes during the Leinster  Senior Football Championship first round  game against Westmeath at  Cusack Park in  Mullingar. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Westmeath 1-9 Louth 1-14 For the second year in a row, Louth’s championship starts with an underdog victory on the road against what most folk had ass(...)

Alexander Suárez Méndez teaching a piping class

The uilleann pipes inspire extreme reactions in listeners. Some, already resistant to piping from their experience of the much louder bagpipes, opt(...)

Hot favourites Louth led from start to finish at the Gaelic Grounds on Saturday but only managed to shake off a gritty Antrim challenge in the closing(...)

Tyrone’s Sean Cavanagh is surrounded by a pack of Donegal players in Ballybofey

Well now we know. All winter, we wondered what version of Donegal would be presented for summer service. We pointed to year after year of All-Ireland (...)