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Brian Fenton wins a high ball during the semi-final victory over Cavan. He has all the attributes of a top midfielder  But it’s his decision-making and innate  footballing ability which are key assets for Dublin. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

When you watch Brian Fenton, you’d be wrong to just watch Brian Fenton. He looked unplayable at times against Cavan on Saturday night, the complete mi(...)

Darren Daly has retired from the Dublin football panel due to recurring injuries. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Darren Daly has retired from the Dublin football panel at the age of 33. The versatile defender was the first player from his club Fingal Ravens to wi(...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin with his children Yasmin and Jude after the 2013 final. Photo: Donall Farmer/Inpho

2013: Dublin 2-12 Mayo 1-14 Jim Gavin, his first season as manager after Pat Gilroy, just about gets Dublin over the line, forced to leave on a clear(...)

Lack of spark: Dancing with the Stars co-hosts Jennifer Zamparelli and Nicky Byrne. Photographs: Kyran O'Brien

So Dancing With The Stars has foxtrotted into the sunset for another year. It has been a season of highs, lows and in-betweens (you can debate among y(...)

Dublin’s Eoghan O’Gara  made his  name during Dublin’s junior All-Ireland winning campaign in 2008. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s been a long, and for some players more than others, a winding road to Croke Park for the All-Ireland senior football final. The Dublin and Tyron(...)

Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey and Johnny Heaney of Galway in action at  the All-Ireland SFC semi-final in Croke Park on Saturday. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Dublin keep regenerating like a city in boomtime. Block by block, hood by hood, Jim Gavin and his backroom team are constantly refreshing and recyclin(...)

The cortege makes its way to the church followed by family and friends at the funeral of Eamonn Campbell. Photograph: Colin Keegan/Collins Dublin

A lone piper playing The Foggy Dew led the cortege into the grounds of St Agnes’s Church in Crumlin, Dublin, for the funeral Mass of musician Eamonn C(...)

Dublin players go through their warm-up routine before the league match against Mayo at MacHale Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho.

It would be misleading to describe this as a “streak”. The term is too flashy and volatile and to capture what has been a gold-standard two years of u(...)

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  and Tyrone players come to blows during the infamous ‘Battle of Omagh’ in  2006. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

1995 All-Ireland Final Dublin 1-10 Tyrone 0-12 Over two decades ago and still the subject of historical debate, it was a final where Dublin conte(...)

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