Brian Begley

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Gavin O’Brien, named to start on Saturday night in place of David Moran,  came into 2019 without any winning credentials, minor or elsewhere. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

For all the fresh harvesting of Kerry’s five-in-a-row All-Ireland winning minor run – 17 players from which have now tasted senior football – manager (...)

Kerry’s Gavin O’Brien tackled by Brian Fenton and Michael Fitzsimons of Dublin at the Allianz Football League division 1 match at, Austin Stack Park. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kerry 1-18 Dublin 2-14 Let Charles Darwin take the blame. Just when it felt like Gaelic football was somehow in danger of extinction, it finds i(...)

Kerry’s Stephen O’Brien scores a goal in Tralee. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kerry 1-18 Dublin 2-14 Wow. Football may be losing some appeal, Dublin may be getting richer, only the greatest rivalry ever told will never grow old(...)

Galway’s Jonathan Glynn prepares to score a goal against Clare. Curtailing his huge threat from cleanly-won aerial ball will be a huge priority for Limerick. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Everything feels like it has happened quicker this year. More games in a shorter space of time. The likes of Tipperary and Waterford gone by the middl(...)

Mayo’s Brendan Harrison attempts to get to grips with Kerry’s Paul Geaney on Saturday night in McHale Park. Photograph: Inpho/John McVitty

Some nine seasons have passed since Kerry last won their opening two games of the league. In his first season as manager, Éamonn Fitzmaurice had to de(...)

Kerry forward Colm Cooper has recovered following shoulder surgery. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

At last some good news for Éamonn Fitzmaurice and his beleaguered Kerry squad as they travel to play Down this Sunday, a game Fitzmaurice knows his si(...)

The box hedge is trembling in its cartoon-coloured pots in a stiff north wind outside Google’s European headquarters in Barrow Street in Dublin, but t(...)

Garda injured when apprehending a man described in court as “extremely drunk” outside a Limerick pub on July 26th, 2003

A garda and former Limerick intercounty hurler and footballer has been awarded €94,000 damages at a Garda compensation hearing in the High Court. Ms J(...)