Dublin’s Dean Rock with Mark Griffin of Kerry in Croke Park on Saturday night. Photograph: Inpho

Dean Rock doesn’t take these things lightly, nor does he imagine they come cheaply. Saturday night in Croke Park ended with seven points against his n(...)

Kerry’s Colm Cooper with James McCarthy and Philly McMahon of Dublin during last September’s All-Ireland final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s little over four months since the counties met in the All-Ireland final but Dublin and Kerry are back in Croke Park this evening for the opening (...)

Dublin’s Davy Byrne was left hospitalised after an incident during his side’s clash with Armagh last year. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

GAA Director General Páraic Duffy has criticised the failure of Dublin and Armagh to co-operate with the investigation into the incident that left Dub(...)

Dublin’s Fionntan McGibb is challenged by Greg Lally and David Burke of Galway. Photograph: Inpho

Dublin 1-28 Galway 1-19 Dublin manager Ger Cunningham has challenged his rookie players to perform on the big stage next weekend and nail down a spot(...)

Kerry’s David Moran and Dublin’s Dean Rock  during last September’s All-Ireland final. “They’re a very good side, but a bogey team, I don’t know if they’re that.”   Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Five years ago, the prospect of David Moran having to shield Kerry from suggestions that Dublin are their ‘bogey’ team would have seemed, frankly, lu(...)

Jonny Cooper was disappointed by Dublin’s surprise defeat to Longford in the O’Byrne Cup semi-final at the weekend.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho.

It is arguably the most high profile vacancy in Gaelic football, the full back position for Dublin, and Jonny Cooper has insisted he’s ready for the (...)

Longford players celebrate their win over Dublin. Photograph: Inpho

Longford 1-12 Dublin 0-9 “No one is getting carried away,” said Denis Connerton, although no harm pretending. It’s not often Longford get to beat the(...)

Bright sparks: Alexandra Kenny   and Eve Healy from Santa Sabina Dominican College, whose  project is on smog in rainwater, and Shane Curran (centre) from Terenure College with his project on automated logistics for couriers at  the  oung Scientist and Technology Exhibition. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Is seaweed good for fixing your foot blister? What can bird poop tell you about the bird? Can video games make you smarter? And are boys or girls bet(...)

Dublin’s Graham Hannigan attempts to block a shot from Wexford’s Pierce O’Connor  during the O’Byrne Cup clash at St Patrick’s Park, Enniscorthy. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Wexford 2-6 Dublin 0-12 Everything about this game screamed of the first Sunday in January: enthusiastic yet lethargic football; flurries of scores (...)

Dublin fullback Rory O’Carroll won’t be available to Jim Gavin for the 2016 season after deciding to go to New Zealand for the year. Photograph: Inpho

All-Ireland football champions Dublin will be without full back Rory O’Carroll for the entire 2016 season as he’s decided to spend the year working an(...)