Owen Mulligan

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Dublin vs Meath in the O’Byrne Cup last weekend. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

As the pre-season provincial competitions enter their final weekend before the start of the leagues, the evidence suggests that at a time of concern (...)

Dublin footballer Jonny Cooper at the GAA Super Games Centre’s national blitz day in partnership with Sky Sports  at Abbotstown, Dublin. Photograph:  Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile

It was meant as a compliment, a typically colourful Owen Mulligan soundbite, though Jonny Cooper isn’t sure whether to accept the pat on the back or b(...)

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte celebrates at the final whistle of their semi-final win over Monaghan with Ronan McNamee. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

When Tyrone full back Ronan McNamee picked up a yellow card midway through the second half of the All-Ireland semi-final against Monaghan, he probably(...)

Tyrone manager Mickey Harte at Garvaghey GAA Centre, Co Tyrone. Photograph: Declan Roughan/Inpho

There will be no live television broadcast from the football All-Ireland winner’s hotel if Tyrone should upset the odds and defeat Dublin on September(...)

Dublin’s Tommy Drumm shakes hands with Tyrone’s Frank McGuigan after the 1984 All-Ireland semi-final.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

Prologue 1984  In those days Ulster teams weren’t expected even to travel hopefully apart from those years when they were rotated against the Co(...)

Colm Cavanagh: “I don’t think there’s any player at present that is anywhere near him . . . there is his ability to drop back and spot danger and then get forward.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho Ulster

“Colm Cavanagh, to me he’s the man.” And Joe McMahon would know. For 13 years he had been leading Tyrone from full back, centre back, midfield, and d(...)

Former Armagh manager Paul Grimley: “The 2003 final and that semi-final hurt Armagh people a hell of a lot. When it came down to the crunch in both years Tyrone won those battles.” Photograph:  INPHO/Donall Farmer

Revisiting the labyrinth of this 2005 trilogy has little to do with Saturday’s reprise. On Saturday, every able man, woman and child will migrate sout(...)

Dublin  and Tyrone players come to blows during the infamous ‘Battle of Omagh’ in  2006. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

1995 All-Ireland Final Dublin 1-10 Tyrone 0-12 Over two decades ago and still the subject of historical debate, it was a final where Dublin conte(...)

Peter Harte has been top scorer for Tyrone in four out of the last five football championship seasons, and has scored 3-7 so this year. Photograph: James Crosbie/Inpho.

You look at Peter Harte and you see bones. Elbows and shoulders, pointed and raw. At first glance, he looks like he was borrowed from the 1980s, the s(...)

Judge said former Tyrone footballer Owen Mulligan was ‘opstrpeuous, awful, aggressive and difficult to handle both inside and outside the garda station’ but he had to dismiss the case. Photograph: Alan Betson/ The Irish Times

A former Tyrone footballer has avoided conviction for refusing to give a blood or urine sample because gardaí failed to inform him of his obligations,(...)

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