John Costello and Jim Gavin after this year’s All-Ireland SFC final. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin GAA chief executive John Costello has described as “puerile” some of the critical reaction to the county’s third consecutive All-Ireland footba(...)

Dublin manager Pat Gilroy in Boston for the AIG Super 11’s Fenway Hurling Classic in Boston last weekend. Photograph: Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

There is some gentle irony in the fact that, as a purveyor of both football and hurling, Pat Gilroy has little time for the dual player. At least not (...)

Some days were not epic and some were not, but hindsight adds its own meanings. Photograph: Inpho

On the shelf beside the desk in the spare room office, a year of match programmes ladders up in a pile. November ticks by and there won’t be many more(...)

James Stafford’s late goal helped Rathnew to a surprise victory over St Vincent’s. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

Rathnew 1-13 St Vincent’s 1-9 It’s not a million miles from Marino to Aughrim, but it’s another world nonetheless, as Dublin and reigning Leinster cl(...)

Diarmuid Connolly and Philly McMahon during St Vincent’s Dublin SFC win over Ballymun. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

St Vincent’s 1-8 Ballymun Kickhams 0-8 St Vincent’s are Dublin champions again, getting it done any which way they can. They came through a tepid fin(...)

St Vincent’s Diarmuid Connolly gets away from Kevin McManamon of St Jude’s during the Dublin SFC semi-final at Parnell Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

St Vincent’s 4-12 St Jude’s 1-12 Three second-half goals from Tomás Quinn, Shane Carthy and Brendan Egan helped holders St Vincent’s overcome 13-man (...)

Diarmuid Connolly has put to bed rumours that he may switch from the Dublin footballers to the hurlers. Photo: Inpho

Diarmuid Connolly has comprehensively put down the rumours that he may switch from playing for the Dublin footballers to the Dublin hurlers after the (...)

 Dublin’s James McCarthy displays his trophy after being named the  PwC GAA/GPA players of the month for September. Photograph:  Brendan Moran/Sportsfile

The boot is on the other foot in Dublin following the appointment of Pat Gilroy as hurling manager and James McCarthy isn’t so sure he likes it. For (...)

 Anthony Cunningham and Dublin County Board chief John Costello. Cunningham’s name has been mentioned heavily in connection with the Dublin hurling team. Photograph:  Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In was in late July that the first rumours of Pat Gilroy’s possible interest in the Dublin hurling job started whispering in the wind. At the time An(...)

Dublin’s James McCarthy: he has been  nominated for the Footballer of the Year award. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

The release of the nominations’ list for this year’s PwC football All-Stars reflects Dublin’s historic achievement of a first All-Ireland football thr(...)

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