Armagh’s decision to avoid the media appears to stem from the punishment handed down for their involvement in the pre-match  brawl which marred their Ulster quarter-final win over Cavan back in June. Photograph: Inpho

Croke Park has conceded it has no control over Armagh’s continued refusal to engage in any media appearances ahead of Saturday’s All-Ireland football(...)

Armagh players taking to the pitch but there has been little sight of them at media conferences recently as they continue to boycott press events.Photograph: ©INPHO/PRESSEYE/Matt Mackey

Armagh continues to say no to all mainstream GAA media - cancelling a scheduled appearance at a lunchtime press conference today ahead of Saturday’s A(...)

Armagh and Tyrone players confront each other en masse  early in the All-Ireland SFC   Qualifier Series Round 2B game at Healy Park in Tyrone. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

The strangely selective Armagh media ban has once again been temporarily broken, this time to allow assistant manager Peter McDonnell to claim the tea(...)

Armagh’s Mark Shields and Kieran Duffy of Monaghan in St Tiernach’s Park yesterday. Photograph: Inpho/Cathal Noonan

Must be something about the low dressingroom in St Tiernach’s Park. For the second time in three weekends we stood waiting outside the back entrance f(...)

The funeral of campaigner Christine Buckley yesterday at Church of St Therese, Mount Merrion, Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons / The Irish Times

Christine Buckley was “a woman of extraordinary courage,” said President Michael D Higgins yesterday. Speaking after her funeral at the Church of St T(...)