Kieran Donaghy with Tommy Walsh: the two players’ paths largely diverged after  the heady days of 2008/9. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

We have found ourselves back in 2008 quite a bit over the last few weeks. First of all it was the current Tyrone team, inviting comparison to that mag(...)

Dublin manager Tommy Carr argues with referee Mick Curley during the 2001 All-Ireland quarter-final against Kerry in Thurles.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

2001: A Thurles Odyssey The Point. First meeting since the 1985 All-Ireland final. Semple Stadium has seen plenty days like it, just not these col(...)

Kerry’s David Moran in action for Kerry against Donegal last summer. Photo: Inpho

There is something strangely illicit about meeting the Kerry footballer on Cork territory. The men most wanted by border control. The enemy let slip t(...)

Dr Crokes 0-14 Kerins Rahilly’s 0-4: Inspired by the genius of Colm Cooper, Dr Crokes eventually saw off the dogged challenge of a young Kerins O’Rahi(...)