Derry

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Shane McGuigan shows his disappointment at the final whistle following Derry’s one-point defeat by Donegal at Ballybofey. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

When all eyes are fixed on a major tournament final like they were last weekend, the GAA has to take a backseat. That’s just the way of the world whe(...)

Armagh’s Oisín O’Neill shoots as Derry’s Padraig Cassidy chases him. Photo: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Derry 0-15 Armagh 0-17 Armagh proved too good for Derry at Celtic Park on Sunday, winning by two points to set up an Ulster semi-final meeting with (...)

Rory Gallagher: ‘The getting-to-know phase is something we’re missing out on to some extent.” Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Everyone’s lockdown is different, everyone’s lockdown is the same. It’s 12 weeks since intercounty football paused mid-sentence and everyone was told (...)

PSNI constable Peadar Heffron was injured by a booby-trap bomb that exploded under his car in 2010. File photograph:  Paul Faith/PA Wire

The North’s deputy chief constable has condemned as “cruel and disgusting” posters which used an image of a police officer injured in a dissident rep(...)

Mayo’s Conor Diskin carries the ball as Cathal Horan blocks Derry’s Padraig McGrogan. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Mayo 2-14 Derry 2-11 After shading the second-half exchanges, Mayo edged out a determined Derry challenge to hold on for a deserved win at the end of(...)

Derry’s Johnny McBride  is tackled by Offaly’s Colm Quinn during the National Football League final of 1998. Photograph: Patrick Bolger/Inpho

Twenty years in sport doesn’t really seem like that vast an expanse of time – wrapping your head around a list of the best players or best teams of th(...)

The absence of the Slaughtneil players has had a marked impact on the Derry senior side. Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Inpho

For the next couple of weekends there will be renewed focus on Slaughtneil, the Derry club which for two remarkable seasons has made a clean sweep of (...)

 Sean Cavanagh celebrates scoring a point in the victory over Derry at Celtic Park. “There is serious competition for places at the moment. I am seeing it there in training. Whether that is good enough, time will tell.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Tyrone veteran Seán Cavanagh believes this year’s squad is among the strongest of his time playing for the county. The Moy man put in a marvellous shi(...)

Clare’s David Turbidy celebrates scoring the first goal of the game in their clash with Roscommon. Photo: Inpho

Sunday’s All-Ireland football quarter-finals create history with the first appearance at this stage of Munster counties Tipperary and Clare. Their pre(...)

Derry’s Niall Holly with Phillip Austin of Tipperary. Tipp beat Derry to qualify for their first All- Ireland quarter-final. Photograph: INPHO/Morgan Treacy

Potential, as Michael Quinlivan observed, is the easy part. Turning it into actual, tangible success is the really difficult bit. So, asked which was(...)

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