Lindsay Peat celebrating a win over Scotland in the Women’s Six Nations Championship at   Energia Park, Donnybrook last year. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

“There once was a girl called Lindsay...in 2009, she played a senior international basketball match for Ireland in the afternoon and was then flown by(...)

Former Dublin goalkeeper John Leonard now lives in rural New Zealand. Photo: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

‘Lenny, show this lad the ropes, will ya?’ ‘No problem, Ski. Who is he?’ ‘Diarmuid Connolly – the most talented footballer in the country is who h(...)

Referee Joe McQuillan sends off Dublin’s Diarmuid Connolly during the 2015 All-Ireland  semi-final against Mayo at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In the nine years since Dublin and Mayo have established the defining modern All-Ireland rivalry, the eight matches have been closely contested with t(...)

Dessie Farrell: “When you think about it, we’ve played a team that has been relegated from Division 1, we’ve played two teams in Division 2 and a team that has been relegated from Division 2 to Division 3. That’s not being disrespectful to any opposition but it’s the obvious thing and it’s been put to us and it’s been put to me, has this Dublin team been tested yet?”

Impossible as it is to ignore, Dessie Farrell hasn’t yet given “any consideration” to the possible solutions or alternatives to Dublin’s increasingly (...)

Dublin manager Dessie Farrell at the AFL Division 1 game between Dublin and Kerry  in Croke Park on January 25th. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Most people are expecting Dublin to comfortably deal with Westmeath on Saturday, and for neutrals it may not be the most exciting prospect. But I’ve b(...)

Dublin’s Paul Mannion celebrates with the Sam Maguire after defeating Kerry in last year’s All-Ireland final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Seán Moran How much will a straight knock-out championship change things? Or should we just be expecting six in a row for Dublin? No. The new format(...)

Dublin’s James McCarthy in action against Kerry during the All-Ireland SFC final replay at Croke Park, Dublin, in September 2019. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

James McCarthy mentions the symmetry of it. On Saturday he and Dublin will face Meath in the resumed football league at Parnell Park. It takes him bac(...)

Dublin’s James McCarthy in action against Kerry during the All-Ireland SFC final replay at Croke Park, Dublin, in September 2019. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

James McCarthy mentions the symmetry of it. On Saturday he and Dublin will face Meath in the resumed football league at Parnell Park. It takes him bac(...)

Jason Sherlock at the launch of the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Vulnerable. Weakened. Satiated. Untested. Uncharted. Jason Sherlock has heard all the whispers around the Dublin football team going into the pandemi(...)

Jason Sherlock at the launch of the  Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

With further restrictions around Covid-19 being implemented in the North and seemingly South of the border too it’s virtually certain the entire 2020 (...)

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