Dublin’s Eoghan O’Gara holds off Chrissy McKaigue of Derry in the recent league final.

The end of Eoghan O’Gara’s 2013 championship was hidden in plain sight, unseen by any but the most eagle-eyed, unremarked upon by all. And yet, it was(...)

Michael Darragh Macauley in action against Cork: “If you don’t have the belly for the fight, and the talent as well, it is not going to be good enough.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Imagine if Michael Darragh Macauley slipped through the cracks of Dublin’s soaring dynasty. “I still give Pat(...)

Such is Dublin’s strength in depth, they were able to spring   Eoghan O’Gara (left) from the bench against Cork in Sunday’s Division One semi-final at Croke Park, and he made a big impact. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Dublin in rare times. Belief is what drives champions ever onwards. “Look, belief is the only thing that really stopped them when they w(...)

 Hugh Gill (right) celebrates St Vincent’s Leinster club final victory over Portlaoise with goalkeeper Michael Savage. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

A broken leg. Two broken bones in his hand. A couple of hamstring tears and a stress fracture on the tuberosity o(...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh McAuley and Cork’s  Eoin Cadogan in action at Croke Park on Saturday night. Photograph: Inpho/Donall Farmer

Jim Gavin was of course right earlier this week: it is all about championship ultimately but that’s not to say that teams can’t get valuable da(...)

Ireland’s Joy Neville, Lynne Cantwell, Jenny Murphy and Nora Stapleton celebrate the Six Nations grand slam win in Parabiago, Milan, last year. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

This will be my last year playing for Ireland. I’m entering campaign number 13. I like the sound of that already. That’s my number. It’s my 12th Six N(...)

Mossy Quinn was a member of the Dublin squad that won the Sam Maguire in 2011

The Dublin GAA county board has appointed former football star Tomás Quinn as commercial manager. Mossy Quinn, as he is known, will be charged with li(...)

Tim Healy, author of a book on team sports and specifically GAA management, Can You Manage? sees Dublin’s appointment of Jim Gavin as football team manager as evidence of the astute managerial structures in place in Dublin. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The GAA’s regulations requiring inter-county management teams to have minimal coaching qualifications from 2016 don’t go far enough, according to a me(...)

St Vincent’s Diarmuid Connolly celebrates scoring a goal against Ballyboden St Enda’s in the semi-final. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There is a sentimental view that it is fitting St Vincent’s have made it to the Dublin senior final to distinguish the year in which Kevin Heffernan p(...)

The scoring exploits in Sunday’s All-Ireland senior football final of Bernard Brogan, seen here scoring the first of his two goals, earned him the RTÉ man-of-the-match award. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin joined an elite group with Sunday’s All-Ireland win. Since 1990, only Kerry and Tyrone have won two titles in three seasons and Kerry remain th(...)