Alan Freeman: came on and got in on the goal action

Mayo 3-15Monaghan 0-11Monaghan saw red at MacHale Park, Castlebar, where the visitors finished with 13 players in a match that turned ugly with a numb(...)

Paul Geaney, Kerry, is seen on a screen during a live webcast of the launch of the 2015 Allianz Football Leagues in Croke Park. The opening weekend of the Allianz Football League will see Kerry host Mayo in Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney on Sunday. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

It’s not often an All-Ireland winning full-forward, a 24-year-old one who consistently performed to a high level along the impressive route to glory; (...)

Andrew McMenamin  at his crisp sandwich shop, Simply Crispy, in Belfast. Photo: Niall Carson/PA Wire

Business inspiration can come from the funniest places. A spoof article on satirical news website the Ulster Fry has led to the “world’s first” crisp (...)

Kerry’s James O’Donoghue: along with Donegal defender Neil McGee and Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly the Kerry forward is nominated as player of the year. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Kerry, understandably, having won their 37th All-Ireland football title, lead the way with 11 of the 45 All Star nominations, released today by a c(...)

Kerry’s James O’Donoghue is closely shadowed by Keith Higgins of Mayo at Croke Park.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Kerry 1-16 Mayo 1-16Drama all the way at Croke Park, where Mayo dragged a second half performance from the depths and almost got into the All Ireland (...)

Mayo’s Chris Barrett tackles  Eddie Hoare of Galway during the Connacht final. Photo: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Mayo 3-14 Galway 0-16 Even if the ultimate ambition eludes them, this generation of Mayo footballer’s distinguished an era of remarkable commitment a(...)

 Mayo manager James Horan. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Andy Moran and Alan Dillon return to Mayo’s starting 15 for Sunday’s Connacht football final against Galway, two of four changes from their semi-final(...)

Who’d be the Mayo manager, eh? James Horan spent the winter being told that he had no forwards and that his attacking approach needed overhauling. Th(...)

 O’Shea’s pub, also known as Clonskeagh House:  the O’Shea family are resisting Nama’s attempts to take over the pub on foot of unpaid debts of more than €2 million owed by Jim O’Shea

Yet another Dublin bar fight.Nama and George Maloney, the Baker Tilly uber-accountant and member of the agency’s panel of statutory receivers, have a (...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton, who was sent off against Mayo last month, returns to face Cork tomorrow afternoon.

Mayo make five changes from last week’s match against the same opposition for tomorrow’s league semi-final against Derry in Croke Park. Brendan Har(...)