Leitrim

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Cillian O’Connor in action for Mayo against Dublin in last year’s All-Ireland semi-final. “We’re still as hungry as ever to win it, it’s a different type of championship, but no less valid that any other one.” Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The light on the Zoom call is a little sublime and maybe the sound too and still Cillian O’Connor appears born again, the body language talking purely(...)

Matty Forde: “It wasn’t the most attractive option at the time, that’s being honest about it.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

It was the spring of 2003 and Seán Kelly was keen to get to work even before he’d gone on the payroll. In the week leading up to the Congress at whic(...)

In his fourth season as a Leitrim senior, Ryan O’Rourke has tallied 4-22 overall so far. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

In their efforts to explain Leitrim’s promotion from Division 4 of the Allianz football league, commentators have inevitably focused on the form of Ry(...)

Séamus O’Rourke starring in the Quare Land. Photo: Leitrim Observer

We are bottom of division four. The only thing we are good at is smuggling and sayin’ nothing. Well one of them is going to stop. Help a Leitri(...)

Dublin’s Philip McMahon celebrates in front of Hill 16 after Dublin’s victory over Tyrone. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Much of the steam produced by the annual championship draws has evaporated at this stage because of two influences: the new format in hurling, which m(...)

Declan D’Arcy celebrates Leitrim’s storied Connacht final win in 1994. Photograph: Tom Honan/Inpho

The Leitrim footballers have a big championship game this afternoon. You’d be forgiven for not knowing this. It’s not as if the GAA has commandeered a(...)

If Mayo are  going to salvage anything, then the next couple of weeks are the most important all year. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

I had plenty of sympathy for the Kildare and Westmeath players on Sunday having to play their game in Croke Park after the Ireland-France match in the(...)

Roscommon’s Cathal Cregg with New York’s Killian Moynagh during the  Connacht championship clash at Gaelic Park, New York. Photograph: Ed mulholland/Inpho

Every team goes into the championship trying to water down expectations, and Roscommon have successfully turned a fire hose on theirs. The one-point v(...)

Louth players warm-up before their defeat to Westmeath in the first round of the Leinster championship  at the  Gaelic Grounds, Drogheda. Photograph: Inpho

Another fixture that might have been better balanced had Leitrim been first out of the hat although both counties will be meeting again in next year’s(...)

Leitrim’s Kevin Conlon was man of the match against London at Páirc Seán MhicDiarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon. Photograph: Inpho

Leitrim 1-18 London 0-9 Leitrim gained their first victory of the current Allianz Football League campaign when they comprehensively defeated London (...)

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