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(...)

Tyrone’s Stephen O’Neill and Donegal’s Neil McGee  are on course to meet again in next year’s Ulster championship. Photo: Russell Pritchard/Inpho

Despite the partial removal of the seeding arrangements in Munster’s football championship, All-Ireland champions Kerry and perennial rivals Cork have(...)

im McGuinness with his son Jim Jr after the 2012 All-Ireland success. Photograph: Inpho

There are two indivisible elements to Jim McGuinness’s impact over the past four years. The record shows, to echo Sinatra, his success in transform(...)

Former Donegal manager Jim McGuinness celebrates with his players after winning the Sam Maguire in 2012. Photograph: Inpho

The decision of Jim McGuinness to step down as Donegal football manager brings to an end a remarkable four years, not just in the county’s history (...)

Ulster joint manager and former Donegal manager Brian McEniff, ex-Antrim footballer Anto Finnegan and Dublin manager Jim Gavin at the launch of the charity game at Ravenhill. Photograph: Darren Kidd/Inpho

Dublin football manager Jim Gavin, a non game-focused Jim Gavin, was back among the media again yesterday in the oddest place. Gaelic games in (...)

 A dejected Eamonn McGee and Ryan McHugh of Donegal after the All-Ireland final defeat to Kerry. Photograph: Cathal Noonan / Inpho

Everything changes after an All-Ireland final. Even after winning a 37th title there is the challenge of letting it all sink in. And after losing the(...)

Kieran Donaghy celebrates scoring his goal against Mayo in the All-Ireland final on Sunday. Photograph: Morgan Treacy / Inpho

Kerry forward Kieran Donaghy says he has no intention of retiring after Sunday’s All-Ireland win over Donegal, as long as his body doesn’t object.‘Sta(...)

Donegal’s Frank McGlynn, Rory Kavanagh and Eamonn McGee, with Kieran Donaghy of Kerry during yesterday’s All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The fella tracked down by RTÉ on O’Connell Street before the game talked of the drought Kerry had endured since their last All-Ireland final appearanc(...)