There will be no representatives from the All-Ireland champions Dublin in the international rules series this year. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

There is likely to be no Dublin players in Ireland’s international rules travelling party, which leaves for Australia in just over two weeks. This wou(...)

Ballymun Kickhams’ James McCarthy is challenged by Andrew McGowan of Kilmacud Crokes during the Dublin Senior Football Championship semi-final at Parnell Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ballymun Kickhams 2-15 Kilmacud Crokes 1-10 A 28th-minute goal from Jason Whelan proved pivotal as Ballymun Kickhams defeated Kilmacud Crokes by 2-15(...)

Diarmuid Connolly has put to bed rumours that he may switch from the Dublin footballers to the hurlers. Photo: Inpho

Diarmuid Connolly has comprehensively put down the rumours that he may switch from playing for the Dublin footballers to the Dublin hurlers after the (...)

 Everton manager Ronald Koeman has responded to Roy Keane’s comments on James McCarthy. Photograph: PA

Ronald Koeman said he is not interested in Roy Keane’s comments about James McCarthy as the tension between the Toffees and the Republic of Ireland ov(...)

 Dublin’s James McCarthy displays his trophy after being named the  PwC GAA/GPA players of the month for September. Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

The boot is on the other foot in Dublin following the appointment of Pat Gilroy as hurling manager and James McCarthy isn’t so sure he likes it. For (...)

 Daryl Murphy celebrates scoring  with Ciaran Clarke. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

1. Form guide Daryl Murphy came into this fixture as Ireland’s most prolific striker, and his six goals in 11 games for Nottingham Forest meant his s(...)

Ireland arrive for training on Friday ahead of their crucial double header against Moldova and Wales. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Martin O’Neill, it seems, will not be going anywhere when this qualifying campaign is over. We still don’t know about his team but John Delaney, the m(...)

Sean Maguire and Scott Hogan during Ireland training on Tuesday ahead of the final two World Cup qualifiers with Moldova and Wales. Photo: Gary Carr/Inpho

Their recent record at club level may not mark them out as the panacea for Ireland’s problems but Roy Keane is hoping that strikers Scott Hogan, Sean (...)

Roy Keane says that Ireland are focused only on Friday’s match against Moldova. Photograph: Inpho

Roy Keane has played down the significance of the fact that Gareth Bale has been ruled out of Wales’ games against Georgia and the Republic of Ireland(...)

Republic of Ireland manager with Everton midfielder James McCarthy. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Martin O’Neill looks to be on course for another clash with Ronald Koeman after suggesting James McCarthy might yet feature in Ireland’s World Cup qua(...)