Mick O Dwyer

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Dublin’s Jim Gavin and Kerry’s Éamonn Fitzmaurice won their first All-Irelands as managers aged 42 and 37 respectively. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Football is now a young man’s game, they say, and that doesn’t just go for the players. The men on the line are starting young and not sticking aroun(...)

Waterford’s Maurice Shanahan reacts in front of Shane Prendergast of Kilkenny after scoring a point in the All-Ireland hurling semi-final. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Hard as it may now be to believe, there was a time when GAA books were few and far between. Up until the late Nineties, they weren’t being released wi(...)

Michael O’Dwyer of SwiftComply pitching at the Startup Europe Summit in Berlin. The Irish start-up  has won a place on the prestigious Techstars accelerator programme in London. Photograph: Ralf Rühmeier

Irish start-up SwiftComply has won a place on the prestigious Techstars accelerator programme in London. Techstars is one of the most competitive acc(...)

 Galway’s manager Michael Donoghue shakes hands with Kilkenny boss  Brian Cody after the league encounter in March. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

HURLING (Seán Moran) SATURDAY All-Ireland SHC qualifiers – Round One Wexford v Offaly Innovate Wexford Park, 3.30, Live, RTÉ 2 This looks mo(...)

The decline of  Down is just one factor in the lack of competitiveness in Ulster football. Photograph: Andrew Paton/Presseye/Inpho

Within five days the GAA faces into the prospect of a major international soccer tournament in which not just one but both Ireland teams will feature.(...)

Cian O’Sullivan ensured that Dublin did not miss Rory O’Carroll in the Allianz Football League final against Kerry. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

It’s always worthwhile not to get carried away in the heat of the moment and in the past caution was always advisable in the wake of football league f(...)

The Tyrone team line up for a Division Two league match against Armagh. The county have not won an Ulster title for six year. Photograph: Matt Mackey/Inpho/Presseye

One of the sensibilities hardest to kick when it comes down to championship reform in football is the idea that a team can spring a shock. The narcoti(...)

Dublin’s Barney Rock tackles Kerry’s Tom Spillane in the 1987 National Football League final: the Dubs beat a much-fancied Kingdom team. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

It is curious that Dublin and Kerry who hold the record for GAA All-Ireland championship meetings with 28 have such a sparse history in league finals:(...)

 Andriú Mac Lochlainn finished with Kildare in 2012 at the age of 29. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

The revolving door of intercounty stars is spinning off its hinges. Exiting this week was Kilkenny hurling forward Richie Power. Power is one of the l(...)

Eamonn Fitzmaurice has not felt beholden to the notion Kerry teams have a moral obligation to play the game in a certain way. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

At the end of November 2011, Mick O’Dwyer and his protege, the late Páidí Ó Sé, sat down together for a radio interview in the RTÉ studio with Miriam (...)

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