Cian O Neill

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Cian O’Neill: “After the match . . . it was sad really because I don’t think players of any level, let alone my own county, deserve that.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Less than a month ago Cian O’Neill was preparing for an All-Ireland final as coach of champions Kerry. This week he is manager of Kildare and fulfilli(...)

Cian O’Neill has been appointed as the new Kildare football manager, while Joe Quaid will take charge of the county’s hurlers. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

So Cian O’Neill’s transfer to his native county is complete, presenting Kildare with a new football manager, and leaving Kerry without a coach and se(...)

Former Kerry selector Cian O’Neill has been named Kildare’s new football manager. Photograph: Inpho

Former Kerry selector Cian O’Neill has been announced as the new manager of the Kildare senior football team. O’Neill, who won an All-Ireland title wi(...)

Eamonn Fitzmaurice has not felt beholden to the notion Kerry teams have a moral obligation to play the game in a certain way. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

At the end of November 2011, Mick O’Dwyer and his protege, the late Páidí Ó Sé, sat down together for a radio interview in the RTÉ studio with Miriam (...)

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice celebrates with the Sam Maguire after the All-Ireland final victory over Donegal at Croke Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

An immaculately suited Éamonn Fitzmaurice sits among us in the former Berkeley Court lobby following brunch in Jury’s. Hotels from an era past but th(...)

Kerry selector Cian O’Neill during the All-Ireland semi-final against Mayo. “A lot of these guys wouldn’t have been exposed to 
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scientific methods of training and physical development. And they’re lapping this up.” Photograph: Inpho

He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master. That may sound like some ancient Zen experience but it’s actually pure Gonzo. It may also h(...)

Kerry manager Eamonn Fitzmaurice before the 2013 All-Ireland SFC semi-final against Dublin at Croke Park. Kerry lost but such was their performance the young manager emerged with his reputation actually enhanced. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

At half-time in the 2006 All-Ireland final, the Kerry dressing room was a crankier place than it ought to have been given they’d just posted a lordly (...)

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