Michael Boyle

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Gweedore’s Kevin Cassidy  celebrates scoring against  Crossmaglen in  the  Ulster Senior Football Championship semi-final at Healy Park, Co Tyrone. Photograph: Declan Roughan/Inpho

Not so long ago Joe Diver met two south-of-the-county men, Brian McEniff and Pauric McShea, on his travels. The trio are long-time compadres: Diver ha(...)

Armagh’s Jamie Clarke isn’t the only big name on the New York team to face Leitrim. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

New York have named a strong team to take on Leitrim in Sunday’s Connacht championship opener at Gaelic Park. At the 20th time of asking, Justin O’Ha(...)

Jim McGuinness and Pat Shovelin (right) on the sideline for Donegal. “It meant the world to Pat to be involved with Donegal, and he was so proud of the boys. And I just hope he knew that they were proud of him too.”  Photograph: Jonathan Porter/Inpho

Anyone who follows Donegal GAA is no doubt aware that we lost an irreplaceable figure when Pat Shovelin died recently aged just 41. Since his passing (...)

Laurence Wren at home in Castleknock, Dublin, in 2005, during his retirement. The former  Garda commissioner had a steely ethic about right and wrong. Photograph:  Alan Betson

Even with the passage of more than three decades, the events that propelled Laurence Wren to the highest position in the Garda Síochána have lost non(...)

All Start Donegal goalkeeper Paul Durcan has completed his switch to Ballyboden. Photograph: Inpho

Donegal’s All Star goalkeeper Paul Durcan has completed his transfer to Dublin club Ballyboden St Enda’s.The much-touted move was completed on Friday,(...)

Donegal’s Martin McElhinney in action against Mayo’s  Donal Vaughan last weekend. Photo: Mike Shaughnessy/Inpho

Everything has changed since these teams met in early February on a day of driving winds in Ballyshannon. Cork suffered a rare defeat then, oppressed(...)

Rory Gallagher, who was a selector under Jim McGuinness, could freshen things up, according to Brian McEniff. Photograph: Inpho.

Former All-Ireland winning Donegal manager Brian McEniff believes that the county can challenge again next year for the All-Ireland despite the depar(...)