Colm Cooper: “He has an innate unorthodoxy”, said Paul Galvin of his former team-mate. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

It was nothing more than a flyaway petal of brilliance on a changeable Sunday in February but Benny Coulter went home thinking about it. Kerry were up(...)

Dublin eased past Donegal at Croke park to reach the Allianz League final. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin 1-20 Donegal 0-13 Dublin swept into a fourth successive Allianz Football League final with an emphatic victory over Donegal at Croke Park on(...)

Kieran Donaghy: has added his substantial presence to Kerry’s options at centrefield. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

For Kerry, a league semi-final is like one of those in-between curiosities they bring you in a fancy restaurant. A ramekin of mottled walnut ganache w(...)

Brian Hurley celebrates a score against Dublin in Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin 2-14 Cork 2-10 Jim Gavin has confirmed that current footballer of the year Jack McCaffrey will be unavailable to Dublin for this year’s champ(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly sends Monaghan goalkeeper  Rory Beggan the wrong way as he slots home a penalty in the  Allianz Football League Division 1 match at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 1-14 Monaghan 0-16 Thoroughly enjoyable fare for the last Saturday in February, with Dublin ultimately breasting the tape no more than a float(...)

“Chaps, we have the bus, so let’s use it, I say,” said Charlie. “I suggest our first port of call should be Leopardstown . . .”.

Barney’s Bus had just tottered through Tulsk on Sunday at noon when Vinny Fitzpatrick tilted his large head against the window pane and began to nod o(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea is tackled by Dublin’s Emmet Ó Conghaile at MacHale Park. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Dublin 0-9 Mayo 0-7 If you think the All-Ireland champions would be spooked by having to take the show on the road, think again. Dublin left a wet(...)

Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly (l) and Colm Boyle of Mayo Photograph: ©INPHO/Andrew Paton

Mayo 0-7 Dublin 0-9 The boys of summer are no slouches on the black nights of winter either. Dublin left a wet, dark night in the west after wrestlin(...)

Dublin defender Philly McMahon celebrates scoring Dublin second goal in the All-Ireland semi-final replay against Mayo last summer. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

‘Everyone remembers the goals in last year’s semi-final replay between Dublin and Mayo, an encounter memorably labelled by RTÉ’s Darragh Moloney as “t(...)

Dublin-born forward Eamon Zayed has played internationally for Libya. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Having spent time in Iran and Malaysia, there is something surprisingly mainstream about the news that former Derry City, Drogheda United and Shamroc(...)