Donegal’s Michael Murphy of Donegal gets away from Tomás Clancy and Michael Shields of Cork during their national league game at Ballyshannon. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Presseye/Inpho

Donegal 0-12 Cork 1-8 Stormy weather along the wild Atlantic way as Cork made their way home from a first Allianz League defeat yesterday even(...)

 Eoghan O’Gara of Dublin surrounded by Donegal men at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer / Inpho

Dublin 2-10 Donegal 0-11 A terrific Jack McCaffrey goal seven minutes from time clinched a first win of the 2015 Allianz Football League for Du(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton and Michael Murphy of Donegal during last year’s All-Ireland Football Championship semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

Dublin v Donegal, Croke Park, 7pmBack to the scene, then. The flipside of Dublin’s advantage in having Croke Park as a home venue is that every little(...)

The Donegal players during the National Anthem before their victory over Derry. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Donegal 1-15 Derry 0-12Donegal turned around a first half deficit to earn a satisfying opening day victory against Derry in MacCumhaill Park in the Al(...)

2012 All-Ireland winning midfielder Rory Kavanagh has announced his Donegal retirement. (Photograph: INPHO/Cathal Noonan)

Donegal’s All-Ireland winning midfielder Rory Kavanagh has announced he is to retire from inter-county football after a 14-year association with the c(...)

Former Dublin captain Bryan Cullen has retired from intercounty football. Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Dublin’s 2011 All-Ireland winning captain Bryan Cullen has announced his retirement from intercounty football. The Skerries man ends his 12-year se(...)

Donegal manager Rory Gallagher: “There’s an element of freshness to it and it’s very much into the unknown for some of them. So you get them in and you see if they can make the step up.” Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

If the particular relevance of these pre-season games is for each individual manger to decree, you won’t hear a word of objection out of Rory Galla(...)

Dublin’s Kevin McManamon and Odhrán Mác Niallais of Donegal at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Donegal 3-14 Dublin 0-17, Croke Park, August 31st As Keith Duggan put it the next day, you could hear the faint echo of Ali here. Donegal shoc(...)

Paul Brennan, seen here in action for Leitrim, could play for Donegal next season. Photograph: James Crombie / Inpho

The now completed transfer of Leitrim footballer Paul Brennan to Donegal club Bundoran was “mooted” by both the club and the Donegal set-up, according(...)

New Donegal manager Rory Gallagher was formerly a selector under Jim McGuinness. Here he departs a team huddle prior to the start of the All-Ireland semi-final in 2012. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tonight in John Joe’s Pub, Kilcar’s 1989 Donegal championship-winning team, probably slower now and possibly wiser, will gather for a 25th anniversary(...)