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Corofin’s Kieran Fitzgerald is  getting ready for his and the club’s sixth semi-final in 11 years – this time against Donegal champions Gaoth Dobhair. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It has been a feature of the rising level of discontent with the current AIB All-Ireland club championships schedules that players with the most exper(...)

Cormac Costello in action against Galway’s Cein D’Arcy. The Dublin forward took the opportunity to showcase his undoubted talent during the league clash at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

After a football pre-season dominated by the experimental rules or more specifically the hand-pass restrictions intended to unshackle the game from th(...)

Downpatrick Head, Co Mayo: care is needed at all times.

This wild headland on the north Mayo coast is not what one would call a “nice” place. It carries to its visitor a palpable psychic burden, seemingly b(...)

Cavan goalkeeper  Raymond Galligan challenges  Kerry’s Paul Geaney during the Allianz Football League Division 1 match at  Kingspan Breffni Park. Photograph: John McVitty/Inpho

Cavan 0-13 Kerry 0-16  Kerry came to Kingspan Breffni Park and renewed the storied rivalry with Cavan in an interesting match, by the end of whi(...)

Dublin’s Shane Carthy with Gareth Bradshaw and Barry McHugh of Galway during last year’s Allianz League final at Croke Park. Panel strength has allowed Dublin to try out different players and continue to win. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

It has been a less-than-ideal overture to the Allianz Leagues, which start this weekend. Publicity about the impending commencement of serious interco(...)

Tom Ryan: the GAA’s director general will have to address the various contentious issues  besetting the organisation. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Has the GAA ever been in so much chaos: not in the catastrophic sense but simply existing at a time of so much uncertainty and in the midst of so many(...)

Dublin vs Meath in the O’Byrne Cup last weekend. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

As the pre-season provincial competitions enter their final weekend before the start of the leagues, the evidence suggests that at a time of concern (...)

 Provincial secretary Michael Reynolds: ‘The whole question of addressing the problems of club fixtures requires certainty and that means on-the-day finishes in as many matches as possible’ Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

The GAA’s moves to standardise same-day outcomes in certain fixtures, including the motion to adopt penalty shoot-outs at Saturday’s Central Council m(...)

A community has shown real Christmas spirit by raising more than €5,000 to pay for  the funeral of a much-loved local resident, Margaret Lang, who died alone last week. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Margaret Lang’s plain wooden coffin was wheeled into St Patrick’s Church in Trim, Co Meath. Fifty locals walked beside and behind – a community escort(...)

Kilkenny and Fenton at the Dublin homecoming in Smithfield. Photo: Tom Honan for The Irish Times

It is easy to forget that Ciarán Kilkenny has been around quite a long time for someone who turned 25 only in July. He has just won a fifth All-Irelan(...)

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