Donegal’s Paul Durcan: “I’m 14 years nearly with Donegal It’s time to make a bit of money as the man says. It’s not paying the bills.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Donegal’s All Star goalkeeper Paul Durcan has given the clearest indication that his inter-county career may be over for the foreseeable future. He w(...)

Tom Woulfe: an inveterate letters page warrior. Photograph: Pat Langan

Tom Woulfe, who has died aged 99, was best known as one of the founding fathers of the modern GAA. Although he was a man who was in many ways slow to (...)

“I’m lucky in that I’m part of a great team in St Vincent’s and a great team with Dublin over the last three or four years.” – Diarmuid Connolly. photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

So under the body armour and behind the often ruthless football streak is a humble and tender Diarmuid Connolly. He may still be somewhat mercurial o(...)

Surgeon Gerry McEntee is very concerned about potential injuries due to players playing too many matches over a short period of time. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho.

Six years on it’s the issue that hasn’t gone away. When the GAA’s Burnout Task Force issued its report and recommendations, there was a brief focus on(...)

St Vincent’s Ciaran Dorney, Eamon Fennell and Shane Byrne celebrate winning the Dublin  SeniorFootball Championship final replay. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

DUBLIN SFC FINAL REPLAY: St Vincent’s 1-9 Ballymun Kickhams 1-8Heffo would have been delighted. In the year St Vincent’s lost the man who made them wh(...)

St Vincent’s Diarmuid Connolly celebrates scoring a goal against Ballyboden St Enda’s in the semi-final. Photo: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

There is a sentimental view that it is fitting St Vincent’s have made it to the Dublin senior final to distinguish the year in which Kevin Heffernan p(...)

Dubs’ fan Hugh O’Connor,  probably the most effective moving advertising billboard in the city. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

There is hardly a more colourful or dedicated Dubs’ fan than Hugh O’Connor. While former taoiseach Bertie Ahern has boasted about being at every All-I(...)