Davy Fitzgerald’s sensitivity to criticism, his agitation at refereeing performances this year and his famous sideline demeanour would suggest a man at his most comfortable when railing against something.

There isn’t a county in Ireland I love more than Co Clare. I have spent many (too many) happy hours in Cullinan’s bar in Ennistymon, and in the countl(...)

Roscommon 2-13 NUIGalway 1-5 Ten unanswered points from Roscommon to start the game meant John Evans’ side were never in trouble in the FBD League aga(...)

GAA President Liam O’Neill: ‘We’re waiting now just to talk to the Ladies Football Association so that move is not an aspiration any longer; it’s actually heading strongly in that direction.’ Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In a wide ranging press conference at yesterday’s launch of the new strategic plan for rounders, GAA president Liam O’Neill revealed that the GAA were(...)

The remains of Niall Donoghue are carried by friends and team mates through Kilbeacanty today. Photograph: Joe O’Shaughnessy/The Irish Times

Moving tributes were paid to Galway hurler Niall Donohue by family, friends and leading GAA figures at his funeral in south Galway earlier today.Over (...)

Dublin’s Jonny Cooper tackles James O’Donoghue of Kerry during their All-Ireland senior football semi-final at Croke Park earlier this month. The corner back says his side didn’t lose their composure despite conceding three first-half goals in the game. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The last thing any player should be revealing before an All-Ireland final is a sudden and crippling loss of confidence. Now is not the time for even t(...)

Mayo’s Seamus O’Shea gets away  from  Ciaran McGinley of Tyrone during their All-Ireland football semi-final.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

James Horan projects the air of man under police protection who has realised that the attempts on his life were nothing more than a car backfiring.The(...)

GAA president Liam O’Neill: “We have a unique opportunity this year to acknowledge players in both football and hurling who made outstanding contributions to their chosen code. Photograph: Inpho

As part of an initiative to temporarily replace the Jubilee Teams for 2013, the GAA will choose 15 players, from both hurling and football from the(...)

Páirc Uí Chaoimh: Fianna Fáil Cllr Seán Martin told the monthly meeting of city councillors at City Hall that “a redeveloped Páirc Uí Chaoimh could help attract the Rugby World Cup to Ireland”

Croke Park is to host an American football colleges fixture in the autumn of next year. Details are expected in the next few days of the meeting of Pe(...)

All-Ireland champions Donegal have named the same team that started last September’s final for Sunday’s eagerly awaited clash  against Tyrone.

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has named an experienced team for Sunday’s big match in the Ulster championship. There are two championship debutan(...)

Galway’s Seán Moran holds off Kildare’s Fergal Conway during their All-Ireland under-21 football semi-final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

GALWAY 2-10 KILDARE 2-5 This was an intriguing encounter where Galway’s poise outwitted Kildare’s power. The Lilywhites ran the ball s(...)