Eoghan O Gara

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Dublin’s playmaker Ciaran Kilkenny takes a shot during the All-Ireland SFC against Tyrone. Photo: James Crombie/Inpho

In order to halt Dublin’s pursuit of four in a row and claim Sam Maguire for themselves, Tyrone need to force Dublin to take risks; risks in possessio(...)

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(...)

Tyrone and Dublin have two All-Ireland games to play over the next fortnight. The main one will, of course, take place in Croke Park on Sunday week in(...)

Galway manager Kevin Walsh and Dublin manager Jim Gavin  shake hands after the  All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park on Saturday.  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Ominous Jim Gavin warning: a cohort lies waiting in the shadows. Dublin in these dwindling twenty-teens hunt down Kerry greatness of the ’70s and ’80(...)

Tyrone’s Pádraig Hamsey tackles Michael Darragh Macauley. Macauley’s swashbuckling runs through the centre were a feature of Dublin’s style back in 2013 and 2014/15. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Here’s how it was, or how we thought it was. In the RTÉ studio before last year’s All-Ireland semi-final between Dublin and Tyrone, there was a discus(...)

Dublin’s Brian Fenton scores a goal in the Leinster SFC quarter-final at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Dublin 4-25 Wicklow 1-11 Blessed are the merciful, for theirs is a 23-point victory while sparing their opponents a more crushing blow. As the openin(...)

The Galway V Mayo match at the weekend is unlikely to be the earth-shattering event everyone is making it out to be. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The old saying about the championship not starting until the quarter-finals has never been more true than this year. Even with Mayo and Galway playing(...)

Dean Rock: “Any opportunity that I possibly get I’m going to try to play for Dublin.” Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

There was a time when the name Dean Rock looked like it might get filed away in a dusty folder marked ‘forgotten’. Talent wasn’t so much the issue – (...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh Macauley and Paul Conroy of Galway scuffle off the ball. Photograph: Bryan Keane/INPHO

A quick summation of where Gaelic football is right now. Dublin polished off their fifth league title in six years with a 0-18 to 0-14 win over Galway(...)

A scuffle breaks out on the pitch between Galway and Dublin players. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Galway 0-13 Dublin 0-13 A flavour of ‘83 about this wild and wildly entertaining league contest between the two teams who will, after everything, con(...)

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