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Dublin’s Brian Fenton with Aidan O’Shea and Seamus O’Shea of Mayo at their All-Ireland SFC semi-final match at  Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

I found myself in Dublin early on Saturday morning. It was a hectic week for Mayo supporters. The Super 8s did their job in the sense that the four be(...)

Queues at the GAA ticket office at Dorset St, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

A fresh batch of tickets for Saturday’s All-Ireland football semi-final between Dublin and Mayo is expected to be made available after the first alloc(...)

Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea and Matthew Queenan of New York in action. Photograph: Andy Marlin/Inpho

Mayo 1-22 New York 0-4 Mayo’s visit to Gaelic Park on Sunday was a Bronx tale in two parts: one on the field and the other of it. While the newly cr(...)

Galway win a kickout against Roscommon in Salthill. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Galway 1-17 Roscommon 1-10 Galway gave themselves a chance of reaching the Division 1 final for the second year in a row after Danny Cummins led them(...)

Waterford and Clare’s hurling quarter-final will be played at Walsh Park. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

The three remaining Division One hurling quarter-finals will be played on Saturday afternoon, along with the Division 1A relegation play-off, and a fu(...)

Dublin’s Michael Fitzsimons battles with Tyrone’s Lee Brennan and Peter Harte at Croke Park. Harte, like most of Tyrone’s big names, was kept very quiet.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Overall this was a six-point stroll for Dublin. It was a big win everywhere but on the scoreboard and even there it was a decent margin. The quality o(...)

Dublin’s Con O’Callaghan with Colm Cavanagh of Tyrone. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin punish you like a hungover judge throwing out 10-stretches just to get through the morning. They are the ultimate sporting pedants. You can min(...)

Dublin’s Cormac Costello celebrates after their victory over Tyrone to win the All-Ireland SFC for the fourth time in a row. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 2-17 Tyrone 1-14 History came calling for Dublin in Croke Park on Sunday with a fourth successive All-Ireland title, the county’s 28th. Tyrone(...)

 Roscommon manager Kevin McStay remonstrates with an official during the Super 8s clash against Donegal at Hyde Park. Photograph: David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile via Getty Images

The job of the championship is to produce the two best teams and six days out from the year’s All-Ireland it’s fair to say that has happened. Logic wo(...)

Referee Conor Lane will be in charge for this year’s senior football final. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Cork’s Conor Lane has been confirmed as the referee for the All-Ireland senior football final between Dublin and Tyrone. Sean Hurson from Tyrone will(...)

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