Donegal’s Ryan McHugh scores his first goal past Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Donegal 3-14 Dublin 0-17 After a spectacular eruption of near volcanic proportions the All-Ireland champions are gone – Donegal taking out Dubl(...)

Dublin’s Kevin McManamon: an example of how good Dublin are at winning primary possession. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Wow. It’s not easy to find words that best describe Dublin’s victory in Croke Park, because I haven’t seen a Leinster final of such sustained pace and(...)

Cormac Costello celebrates a goal against Wexford in the Leinster semi-final. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There’s something about Dublin that feels familiar to me from my own football career and that’s the unbreakable confidence that teams acquire from con(...)

 Michael Darragh Macauley fires home Leinster’s second goal during the Leinster SFC quarter-final against Laois at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dublin 2-21 Laois 0-16: It took them a while to get the ship pointed in the right direction but in the end Dublin’s progress was pretty smooth at Crok(...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh Macauley scores his side’s first goal during yesterday’s Allianz Football League Division One semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Inpho

So maybe this is the way it’s going to be: A summer of watching Dublin find new and interesting ways to back themselves into corners, all as me(...)

Dublin’s Philly McMahon in action against Cork’s Brian Hurley during the recent  league clash at Croke Park. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Philly McMahon does not want to change your opinion of him. He does not know you and you do not know him. Your opinion of him is none of his busine(...)

Derry captain Mark Lynch was in fine form against Dublin this afternoon. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Presseye/Inpho

Derry may be the new kids on the block in Division One of the Allianz National League but Brian McIver’s men added to their growing reputation (...)

Michael Darragh McAuley of Dublin battles for possession with Eoin Cadogan of Cork. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 0-18 Cork 1-17 Cork condemned Dublin to their first defeat in 12 months with a 1-17 to 0-18 victory in Croke Park tonight, coming out be(...)

Dublin players Sinead Goldrick (football), Philly McMahon, Ali Twomey (camogie) and David O’Callaghan  (hurling) model the  county’s new AIG-sponsored jersey at official launch of the the Dublin GAA season at Parnell Park yesterday. Photo: Stephen McCarthy/Sportsfile

Dublin defender Philly McMahon has said the All-Ireland champions haven’t spoken about any issues around biting in the wake of their recent O’Byrne(...)

Dublin’s Gary Sweeney is put under pressure by Louth’s from Robert Brodigan, Padraig Rath and Derek Crilly at Parnell Park, Dublin, last night. Photograph: Inpho

DUBLIN 2-6 LOUTH 0-8If the O’Byrne Cup is about making an impression and standing out when you get the chance, Dublin substitute Daniel Watson can’t d(...)