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Mickey Graham celebrates Cavan’s win over Monaghan. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

SATURDAY Munster SFC semi-finals Cork v Limerick, Páirc Uí Rinn, 7.0 – Limerick have already brightened Cork’s season by taking Tipperary off the ro(...)

Donegal’s Michael Murphy scores a goal in the Allianz Football League Division 2 match against Armagh in  Ballybofey.  Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Donegal 1-9 Armagh 0-11 Michael Murphy came off the bench to help Donegal get back to winning ways in Ballybofey, hitting 1-2 as Donegal squeezed pas(...)

 Roscommon’s John McManus is tackled by Patrick Burns. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Armagh 1-19 Roscommon 2-22 Roscommon booked their place in the inaugural Super 8s after a blistering win over Armagh on Saturday afternoon. Enda Smi(...)

Armagh’s Gregory McCabe in action against Séamus Quigley of Fermanagh during the Ulster SFC quarter-final at Brewster Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Fermanagh 0-12 Armagh 0-7 Armagh midfielder Niall Grimley saw red at Brewster Park as power-packed Fermanagh blew Armagh away in a 10- minute period(...)

Tyrone’s David Mulgrew scores his side’s second goal despite the attempts  of  Niall Grimley and goalkeeper Blaine Hughes of Armagh during the  All-Ireland SFC quarter-final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Tyrone 3-17 Armagh 0-8 If we can say one thing for certain, it’s that Tyrone are by a distance the best of what Ulster have to offer. Where that leav(...)

Jamie Clarke celebrates his late goal for Armagh which clinched victory over Tipperary in the All-Ireland SFC 3B qualifier clash in Thurles. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Armagh 1-17 Tipperary 1-15 Tipperary manager Liam Kearns was furious with referee Paddy Neilan following Saturday’s All-Ireland SFC round 3B defea(...)

Stefan Campbell of Armagh holds off the challenge of Down’s Barry O’Hagan during the Ulster SFC quarter-final at Páirc Esler in Newry. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho/Presseye

Down 0-15 Armagh 2-7 While Down manager Eamonn Burns admitted he didn’t enjoy Sunday’s match at Páirc Esler, he must have enjoyed the victory over ne(...)

Tipperary’s Michael Quinlivan scored 1-2 on Sunday. Photograph: Ken Sutton/Inpho

Tipperary 1-16 Sligo 2-14 Tipperary suffered a costly defeat in the Division Three promotion race as Sligo claimed the two points after a high-scorin(...)

‘The idea of this country is one thing, and the reality is another.’ Comedian and writer Maeve Higgins, who has lived in the US for three years, beside the Brooklyn Bridge. Photograph by Michael Nagle

It is as clichéd as the bowl of shamrock on St Patrick’s Day to say that Ireland and the United States of America always had a unique relationship. B(...)

Galway’s Conor Cooney: his red card in the Leinster GAA Hurling Senior Championship semi-final against Offaly has been rescinded, so he will be free to play in Sunday’s showdown with Kilkenny. Photograph: Tom Beary/Inpho

There is a sense of quiet optimism coming over Galway hurling this week, partly explained by the availability of Conor Cooney. He has successfully app(...)

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