Mark Lynch

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Dermot Desmond: could be about to become a major investor  in Shamrock Rovers. Photograph; Dara Mac Dónaill

Shamrock Rovers are on course to ask their members to approve a major investment by billionaire businessman Dermot Desmond in the club over the coming(...)

John Evans: “You would have thought that if it was being brought forward it would be to a few days after Christmas. Bringing it all the way to the 8th December seems a bit of an overreaction.” Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

For everyone accustomed to a fairly quiet December on the inter-county front, this weekend comes as a bit of a shock. On Saturday and Sunday, the 20(...)

 Derry’s Shane McGuigan tries to get through ’s Mick O’Grady and Eoin Doyle. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Derry 2-12 Kildare 2-22 Kildare banished a year of footballing anguish and brought an end to a 12-game winless run by defeating Derry by 10 points a(...)

 Donegal’s Hugh McFadden celebrates his goal with Patrick McBrearty. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty/Inpho

Derry 0-16 Donegal 2-16 Donegal, as expected, proved to have just a little too much in the tank running out winners over Derry in the Ulster quarter-(...)

Galway  obviously got under Dublin’s skin in the final league game at Salthill,  sufficiently so for it to turn into a wrestling match down the stretch. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

When the 2014 league came down to its final four, Dublin were left with a path to the title that was going to involve some debt collecting, if they w(...)

Rory Grugan notched six points for Armagh in the win over Derry. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Armagh 1-15 Derry 0-14 Armagh took another step towards possible promotion to Division Two of the National Football League when they heaped further m(...)

 Fermanagh’s Seamus Quigley blitzed Derry in the opening quarter. Photograph: Inpho

Fermanagh 1-16 Derry 3-8 A whirlwind opening 15 minutes, in which they hit an impressive 1-8 was the catalyst for an occasionally fraught Fermanagh w(...)

Mayo’s Diarmuid O’Connor with Emmett McGuckin of Derryget to grips with each other. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Mayo 2-21 Derry 1-13 Mayo’s substitutes provided the unlikely source of salvation for Stephen Rochford’s men, who came within a whisker of being dump(...)

  Michael Murphy leads out his team last week: After the Kerry defeat, Donegal will be eager to get off the mark against Roscommon on Sunday. Photograph: Lorcan Doherty

 Saturday  AIB ALL-IRELAND CLUB SFC SEMI-FINALS St Vincent’s (Dublin) v Slaughtneil (Derry), Páirc Esler, Newry, 2.0 (TG4)  The idea (...)

Peadar Healy could struggle to keep Cork in Division Two. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Cork Status: Steadily dropping. Last year’s unlucky relegation was followed by a first defeat by Tipperary since the 1940s and a fourth year of wat(...)

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