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Dublin manager Dessie Farrell has faced numerous challenges in 2020. Photograph: Inpho

At the end of 2019, there would have been no shortage of takers for the idea of Dublin as six-in-a-row champions but thanks to stirrings in China 12 m(...)

Dublin’s Robbie McDaid celebrates scoring a goal in the All-Ireland semi-final win over Cavan at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The last thing Dessie Farrell can be accused of is favouritism when it comes to Robbie McDaid, arguably Dublin’s big new find of 2020, not when his br(...)

Robbie McDaid celebrates scoring Dublin’s goal during the  All-Ireland SFC semi-final against Cavan at  Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The man comes around. Or perhaps in this pandemic winter, it’s the men coming around that continue to put the Dublin footballers in a height and weigh(...)

Dublin’s Robbie McDaid fists home Dublin’s goal past Cavan goalkeeper  Raymond Galligan during the  All-Ireland SFC semi-final at  Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin 1-24 Cavan 0-12 At the end, the Dublin subs didn’t even cheer. Nobody clenched a fist or raised a roar. Dublin roll on to their eighth All-Ire(...)

Brian Fox finally has his Munster senior medal after so many years of service to Tipperary football. Photograph: Inpho

Brian Fox has his own take on the conspiracy between fate and faith in the recent fortunes of Tipperary football and for now at least it doesn’t go an(...)

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(...)

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 (...)

Kerry’s David Clifford  leaves Dublin’s Eoin Murchan in his wake during January’s league game. File photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

About this time last year when Dublin were heading into their winter of perfect content Marc Ó Sé ran into James McCarthy, congratulated him on his fi(...)

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