Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea and Philly McMahon come together during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final draw. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea has confirmed that he was headbutted during Sunday’s All-Ireland semi-final draw with Dublin - after television cameras caught the(...)

Andy Moran celebrates scoring a late equalising point for his side to forace a replay in the All-Ireland senior football championship semi-final between Dublin and Mayo. Photo: Ryan Byrne/INPHO

Dublin 2-12 Mayo 1-15 Mayo’s extraordinary crusade for an All-Ireland fired a sensational comeback at Croke Park this afternoon, which means that Dubl(...)

The headquarters in Park West Industrial Park in Dublin of online retailer micksgarage.com which has customers in 70 countries.

In a nondescript west Dublin industrial estate is a building that is HQ for a MicksGarage.com, an €11 million turnover business that ships 18,000 o(...)

Using Barry Moran  as a defensive sweeper against Donegal to negate the influence of Michael Murphy was a bold statement by Mayo’s joint managers Pat Holmes and Noel Connelly. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

There is an appropriate symmetry in Pat Holmes and Noel Connelly being the joint-architects of the innovative tactical plan which has been the most ey(...)

Aidan O’Shea’s move from centrefield to full forward has helped facilitate return to last four. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Now that the sociology phase of the championship is over – ‘My poor man, how did your circumstances (your football!) become so poor? Something should (...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea will pose a huge threat to Dublin’s ambitions at  Croke Park. Photo: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

On the morning after Mayo fed Donegal through the wood-chipper in the 2013 All-Ireland quarter-final, Aidan O’Shea was king of the world. Well, he was(...)

Kerry footballers celebrate their Munster final victory over Cork. The success of a small number of teams in provincial championships has sparked calls for  a two-tier system. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

After Kerry’s victory over Tyrone, one feature of the All-Ireland final has been confirmed: despite the back-door system, once again two provincial ch(...)

Aidan O’Shea in action for Mayo during their All-Ireland quarter-final against Donegal at Croke Park. Photo: James Crombie/INPHO

Aidan O’Shea may be a natural midfielder-turned-full-forward – but he has shown this summer that he has a lot more to offer at 14 than a plain aeri(...)

Westport’s Lee Keegan will start for Mayo in their All-Ireland semi-final against Dublin in Croke Park. Photo: James Crombie/INPHO

Mayo have made one change to the team that beat Donegal in the All-Ireland quarter-final. For Sunday’s sell-out semi-final with Dublin Chris Barrett, (...)

Mayo’s Barry Moran in action against Donegal. “It really is horses for courses. So what worked against Donegal obviously isn’t going to work against Dublin.” Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

“I came on and went off again that day,” Barry Moran says candidly of his championship debut against Dublin in that tumultuous Ireland semi-final won (...)