Stephen Cluxton lifts the Sam Maguire as Dublin celebrate beating Kerry in the All-Ireland senior football final replay, at Croke Park. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill/The Irish Times

On a clear day, you can see forever. Monday morning now and the skies of Dublin’s football team are blue and cloudless. The football landscape has bee(...)

Mickey Harte: set to take charge of Tyrone for the 18th year. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

There are just five vacancies left in the list of county football managers for the coming year. Galway, London, Laois, Wicklow and Tipperary have yet(...)

Paul Geaney: one of seven Kerry players to have started every championship game for the Kingdom this year. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Completing the summer set Seven Kerry players are seeking to complete a championship set in this weekend’s All-Ireland final after starting every cham(...)

Tony Broughan: a  ‘Molly Malone’ fan of Dublin and 11-year-old grandson Tighe. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw for The Irish Times

For almost 80 years, Tony Broughan has been going to Dublin GAA matches; he still goes to nearly every single game, following the team up and down the(...)

Tomas O’Se of Kerry with Bryan Cullen of Dublin in the  All-Ireland SFC final in 2011. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Dublin-Kerry: it’s become like one of those genetic sequences that has mutated drastically in a short space of time. Suddenly Kerry, comfortably the m(...)

Dublin players celebrate another Leinster title – the county’s ninth success in ten years.   Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

The biggest favour the GAA as an organisation did for Dublin is not the 11 per cent of games development funding disbursed to the county last year but(...)

Kildare’s Tommy Moolick shakes hands with Patrick Fox of Longford after the victory in the quarter-final replay at Tullamore. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Kildare and Dublin have met at interesting junctures in their respective histories. This weekend in Croke Park both is and isn’t one of those occasion(...)

Dublin’s Ciaran Kilkenny with Louth’s Fergal Donohue during the Leinster championship clash at O’Moore Park, Portlaoise. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Dublin 5-21 Louth 0-10 There is a sameness about Dublin’s opening championship fixtures in the Jim Gavin era. As likely to be stretched as a winter’(...)

Dublin manager Jim Gavin. His  calmness and measured tone has been a vital bulwark against hysteria and getting-ahead-of-oneself. But he is still only one man and one voice in a big city. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Leinster SFC quarter-final: Dublin v Louth Throw-in: 7pm. Venue: O'Moore Park, Portlaoise. How to follow: The Irish Times GAA Saturday liveblog will (...)

 Kerry’s Denis Moran   outnumbered by Dublin’s Sean Doherty, Tommy Drumm, Brian Mullins and Robbie Kelleher (formerly Scoil Uí Chonail) during the All-Ireland final of 1976. Photograph: Tom Lawlor

Rahm Emanuel may have announced that he will not be seeking re-election next year as Mayor of Chicago but the former chief of staff in the Barack Obam(...)

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