Tyrone manager Mickey Harte is surely contemplating how he will know when his tenure should end. Photograph: Andrew Paton / Inpho / Presseye

Mickey Harte has been in charge of the Tyrone senior football team for the last 12 years. In that time, he has won their first 3 All-Ireland titles, t(...)

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte: “There is another year, under my current contract, and I intend to honour that.” Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye.

Even if it must rank as one of the most disillusioning of days in his 12 seasons as Tyrone manager, Mickey Harte wasn’t all down about it, paying due(...)

Tyrone’s Seán Cavanagh finds his way blacked by Armagh’s  Stephen Harold during the  All-Ireland SFC  Round 2B Qualifier at Healy Park in Omagh. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho/Presseye

Tyrone 0-10 Armagh 0-13 Tyrone have kissed goodbye to the 2014 football championship, dumped out on their own turf by an Armagh team clearly more inte(...)

Limerick’s David Breen: recalled to the side to face Cork in Sunday’s Munster senior hurling final at Páirc Uí Chaoimh. Photograph: Inpho

Munster champions Limerick make one change to the team that recorded the county’s first championship defeat of Tipperary in Thurles for 41 years for (...)

Tyrone’s PJ Quinn tackles Louth’s Ryan Burns during Saturday’s All-Ireland senior football championship qualifier at  Healy Park, Omagh, Co Tyrone. Photograph: Inpho

Tyrone 2-21 Louth 0-10 In the end, Tyrone ran away with a tie that was finely balanced at the halfway stage. Louth trailed by just two points at half(...)

Tyrone’s Seán Cavanagh: “From our point of view, we really need to get our own house in order.” Photograph: Inpho

Seán Cavanagh hardly needed any reminder of Tyrone’s football qualifier record against Louth. When they first met, in 2006, Tyrone were defending All(...)

The presumed absence of Conor McManus (above) has a part to play, obviously. Though he looks certain to appear at some stage, Monaghan are plainly a reduced force without him.  Photograph: Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

There is a definite sense of now or never for Monaghan here. The mental block certain counties have when it comes to certain other counties is irratio(...)

Like the joke about the depressive economist, who forecast 10 of the last three recessions, apostles of black card Armageddon got yet another glimpse (...)

Tyrone’s Stephen O’Neill  is sidelined until the summer. Photograph: Eric Luke/THE IRISH TIMES

Stephen O’Neill will miss the remainder of Tyrone’s league campaign after undergoing ankle surgery. Injury has already ruled the forward (...)

Seán Cavanagh (right) will captain Tyrone next season. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill / THE IRISH TIMES

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte has announced Seán Cavanagh as his football captain for 2014 but he has lost the services of long-serving goalkeeper Pasc(...)