Declan Bonner looks set to be managing Donegal in 2018. Photograph: Philip Magowan/Inpho

Declan Bonner is set to take over from Rory Gallagher as the new Donegal senior football manager. It is expected that the outgoing county Under-21 ma(...)

The Donegal players were inspired as they listened on the radio to Michael Carruth win an Olympic gold medal in Barcelona 1992. At the end of that week, the county won the All-Ireland final.Photograph: James Meehan/Inpho

What are Mayo going to do? That question was rattling around in my mind last weekend. I’ve heard tickets are gold dust for this All-Ireland final and (...)

Donegal’s Colm McFadden holds off Cork defenders during the All-Ireland semi-final in 2012. The meetings between the sides have been important staging posts in their respective fortunes over the last six years. Photograph: Donall Farmer/INPHO

It is easy to forget, now that Dublin seem to be All-Ireland favourites for always and evermore, that not too long ago Cork were regarded as the smart(...)

Glenswilly’s Ciaran Bonner and Caolan McFadden celebrate a goal against Killybegs. Photograph: Kieran Murray/Inpho

In June of 2012, London hosted Leitrim in the All-Ireland football championship and among those listed on the programme for the exiles that day was Ci(...)