Davy Byrne

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Dublin’s Con O’Callaghan  gets his shot away despte the attempted block from Mayo’s Lee Keegan at Croke Park.  Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dublin 1-12 Mayo 0-7 Jim Gavin told us Dublin would come on a ton. No one quite imagined Mayo drifting this far back. So Gaelic football’s world ord(...)

Ross McQuade, left, Richard Henry, Conor Yorke and Padraig Fallon in O’Neill’s

Ten years ago I was a law student at UCD, and the city which had become my second home was about to be snatched away from under my feet. I wasn’t very(...)

Davy Byrnes pub: the Dublin business comes with a 900-year lease. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

Another bit of dear dirty Dublin, as James Joyce had it, is set for change. Davy Byrnes, the landmark pub on Duke Street, beloved of Leopold Bloom, of(...)

Dublin’s Colm Basquel is challenged by Hugh McFadden of Donegal during the Allianz Football League Division One game at  Croke Park. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Dublin 0-20 Donegal 0-15 Not quite the slow steamrolling over their opening two opponents, but still Dublin are simply taking care of business in the(...)

Ballymun Kickhams’ James McCarthy is challenged by Andrew McGowan of Kilmacud Crokes during the Dublin Senior Football Championship semi-final at Parnell Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Ballymun Kickhams 2-15 Kilmacud Crokes 1-10 A 28th-minute goal from Jason Whelan proved pivotal as Ballymun Kickhams defeated Kilmacud Crokes by 2-15(...)

Stephen Cluxton acknowledges the crowd in the celebrations after last year’s All-Ireland victory. Photograph: Inpho

It all feels so Jurassic now. On the day before Stephen Cluxton made his first cracks on the inside of the eggshell, the Irish Independent ran a small(...)

Dublin’s Bernard Brogan has been named in the starting team to play Kerry on Sunday in Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inphp

Dublin have named Cian O’Sullivan, Diarmuid Connolly and Bernard Brogan in their starting XV for Sunday’s Division One football final against Kerry. (...)

1.March 7th, 2015 Dublin 1-9 Tyrone 0-12 Allianz Football League, Croke Park Who truly saw the journey ahead? Dublin’s unbeaten sequence go(...)

Dublin’s Paul Flynn and Donegal’s Michael Murphy both react at the end of the game. Photograph: Inpho

Donegal 2-5 Dublin 1-8 This was the real stuff. A howling gale, a crowded house and two teams going at it full-tilt, re-igniting an old rivalry. Mi(...)

Referee Maurice Deegan black-carding Dublin defender Jonny Cooper during the All-Ireland final replay against Mayo. Photograph: INPHO/James Crombie

Jonny Cooper has given his approval to football’s black card even if it ended his interest in Saturday’s All-Ireland final replay after just 19 minut(...)

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