Davy Byrne in action for Dublin in the All-Ireland final against Kerry. He played all but one of the county’s  championship games this season.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Davy Byrne’s magical reminiscence isn’t primarily to do with his considerable role in helping Dublin to achieve history in September. It relates back (...)

In five games so far this summer, a core group of 10 Dublin players have started every game. The average age of the team that beat Roscommon a fortnight ago was 27.7. Brian Howard was the only player under 25 in the side. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

And so to the last game of the Super 8s. Or, as Dublin chose to use it last year, the day when the end-of-year medal order gets bulked out. A chance f(...)

Meath’s Cillian O’Sullivan in action against Kildare in the Leinster GAA SFC semi-final at  O’Connor Park, Tullamore in June 2017. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

With 15 minutes left in the 2012 All-Ireland minor final, a Meath challenge that had been plummeting to earth suddenly popped a parachute. They had tr(...)

Meath goalkeeper Barry Dardis misses the last kick of the penalty shoot-out. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Dublin 1-12 Meath 1-12 (Dublin win 3-1 on penalties) Old rivalries never die and even in the O’Byrne Cup, on a windswept evening in January, Dublin s(...)

7 Dartry Park

A house with a lively creative vibe, 7 Dartry Park has a great deal of generous natural light and enough decorative nods to its 1930s origins to remin(...)

Louth’s Derek Maguire and Conor Mullaly of Dublin in action during the O’Byrne Cup final. Phtoograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Louth 1-10 Dublin 2-16 Dublin’s development panel – referring to it as the county’s thirds has become controversial – of players gave their most co(...)