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Niall Scully at a Dublin GAA media event at Parnell Park. Photograph: Evan Treacy/Inpho

Three games in and Saturday’s final to come, Dublin have changed things considerably in their approach to the 2022 O’Byrne Cup, their wants and needs (...)

Ciaran Kilkenny notched 0-4 for Dubnlin in their win. Photograph: Ashley Cahill/Inpho

Dublin 0-16 Longford 0-5 A strong Dublin performance saw O’Byrne Cup holders Longford relinquish their title at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park on Satur(...)

Dessie Farrell addressed the situation of player availability  last July.  “These are amateur players at the end of the day and they’re not contracted to play for their county. Work and career is really, really important.”  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

It was nearly six years ago when the GAA held a promotional event to flag their plans for commemorating the 1916 rising. Out on the pitch in Croke Pa(...)

Stephen Cluxton will once again not be involved with Dublin in 2022. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dessie Farrell has confirmed that Stephen Cluxton will not be a part of the Dublin panel this year, raising significant questions about the former cap(...)

Paul Mannion is happy to continue playing with Kilmacud Crokes just now and will not line out for Dublin this year. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

It tells a tale of the space Paul Mannion sees himself in these days that, along with fellow 20-something Jack McCaffrey, he attempted to organise a r(...)

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Cuala falls into a part of Dublin that has a  large playing base but the fewest number of pitches in proportion. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin CEO John Costello had the unusual experience - in recent years anyway - of including in his annual report an account of how the county hadn’t w(...)

Kevin McManamon scores a crucial late goal for Dublin in the dramatic semi-final win over Kerry in 2013.  Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

You could argue that Kevin McManamon was his own worst enemy, providing such compelling evidence, so early in his Dublin career, of his remarkable abi(...)

Kevin McManamon lifts Sam Maguire in 2018. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin’s eight-time All-Ireland winner Kevin McManamon has announced his retirement from intercounty football aged 34. McManamon spent 12 years with (...)

Tom Lahiff: “We’ve been consistently in the top four in the last number of years. There’s no medals for top four so it’s just about trying to get over that final hurdle now . . . ,” said the St Judes man. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

When the Dublin team was named for the 2020 Leinster final, it was all looking good for Tom Lahiff. At 25, he was just in the door with Dublin yet wa(...)

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