Cormac Costello

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It’s only right that everyone should pause and recognise what this Dublin has achieved. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

On one level, there is very obviously no crisis to be declared in Dublin football. Of the players who featured against Mayo on Saturday night, 14 were(...)

Oisín Mullin has not been named in the Mayo team for Saturday’s All-Ireland football semi-final. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Mayo have not named Oisín Mullin in their starting 15 to take on Dublin in this evening’s All-Ireland football semi-final at Croke Park. Mullin suffe(...)

Dublin’s Kevin McManamon celebrates at the final whistle of the 2017 All-Ireland final. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

The 2017 All-Ireland final was 42 minutes old and Dublin were a point ahead. They had dominated the exchanges in the seven minutes since half-time. Pa(...)

 Dublin’s Kevin McManamon scores his side’s third goal against Mayo in the 2015 semi-final replay. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

As the Dublin-Mayo rivalry heads into a 10th championship meeting in 10 years, there is valid focus on the strength of the respective benches. This ha(...)

Dublin’s Jonny Cooper lifts the Delaney Cup after Sunday’s Leinster final win against Kildare. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 0-20 Kildare 1-9 The great faltering resumed at Croke Park on Sunday. It wasn’t that Dublin’s 60th Leinster title was ever in doubt or that Ki(...)

You have ask the question: what happened to Dublin in the second half against Meath? Photograph: Brian Reilly-Troy/Inpho

Where are Dublin? The immediate reference point is the Meath game. So much has been spoken and written about the absence of Stephen Cluxton over the s(...)

Dublin and Meath players get involved in an altercation during Sunday’s Leinster semi-final. Photograph: Brian Reilly-Troy/Inpho

Dublin 2-16 Meath 1-13 Well, that won’t stop the muttering. Dublin’s laboured progress through Leinster hit another milestone on Sunday with their ti(...)

Dublin’s Con O’Callaghan and Tom O’Sullivan of Kerry clash during the 2019 All-Ireland SFC final replay at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Seán Moran 1. Have Dublin come back to the chasing pack? And if they have, does the pack consist of anyone outside of Kerry? Probably. The drip, drip(...)

Donegal’s Hugh McFadden with Con O’Callaghan of Dublin in their Allianz Football League Division 1 semi-final at Kingspan Breffni Park, Cavan. Photograph: ©Inpho/Morgan Treacy

The year is half done and the Dubs keep rolling. A shared National League title won’t detain too many beyond the quizzers but if it’s pointers for the(...)

Dublin’s Paddy Small scores a goal during the Allianz Football League Division One  semi-final against Donegal at  Kingspan Breffni Park. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dublin 1-18 Donegal 1-14 All hail, then, the first ever joint-winners of the National Football League. The Dubs came through their semi-final with fe(...)

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