Kerry’s Dara Ó Cinnéide: “We had underachieved as minors. And that hurt us so badly.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

In the autumn of 1997, Dara Ó Cinnéide got a letter from a friend from Co Louth who he had studied alongside at the University of Limerick (UL). It wa(...)

Seamus Darby behind the bar of Darbys The Greyhound at Chapel Street, Toomevara, Co. Tipperary. Photograph: fergalshanahan.com

Seamus Darby, the man who scored the most famous goal in the history of Gaelic football, has already been the subject of radio and television document(...)

Former Kerry footballer Ger Power is one of just six footballers with eight All-Ireland medals.

Ger Power laughs as he recalls the oft-told story about the holiday the Kerry senior football team had planned if they won a fifth successive All-Irel(...)

Offaly’s Séamus Darby  fires the vital  last -minute goal past Kerry goalkeeper Charlie Nelligan which denied Kerry five  All-Ireland football titles in a row in the 1982 final at Croke Park. Photograph: Colman Doyle

What makes a landmark year in the GAA? It’s probably a matter of personal taste. Offaly people will have no difficulty remembering 1981 – or ’82, as (...)

Ireland goalkeeper Niall Morgan during training at Punt Road Oval, Yarra Park, Melbourne. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

It seldom attracts the attention of other more obvious examples but the goalkeeping position is one of the aspects of the international game that conf(...)

Marc Ó Sé retires from Kerry with five All-Ireland titles and three league medals. Photograph: Don MacMonagle.

Every great dynasty comes to an end, and in the modern or even ancient era of Gaelic football, none have come greater than the Ó Sés from West Kerry:(...)

Eugene McGee with Mick O’Dwyer at the launch of his book ‘The GAA in My Time’ by Eugene McGee. Photograph: Matt Browne/Sportsfile

Seán Moran's column was originally published on November 5th, 2014 It was Eoin Liston who for me most vividly expressed the enormity of what Eugene M(...)

 Kerry manager Eamon Fitzmaurice. Photograph:  Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

In the grandest of Irish traditions, I spent a week of my holidays in Kerry this year. As I was walking out the door and leaving Dublin, I was told by(...)