Paddy Cullen

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Colm O’Sullivan of Sam’s Gala store in Dunmanway, Co Cork

A west Cork supermarket owner who is recruiting summer staff has received a number of applications after he posted a tongue-in-cheek advert warning th(...)

Meath’s  Colm O’Rourke with Eamonn Heary  of Dublin during the four-game Leinster championship saga of 1991. Photograph: Inpho

In the midst of all the rheumy-eyed reminiscence about Italia 90, it’s easy to forget that it was supposed to represent an existential threat to the G(...)

 Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton kicks the winning point in injury time to clinch victory over Kerry in the memorable 2011 All-Ireland final. Photograph: Brian Lawless/Sportsfile

Bear with me a moment as I start off by digressing a little. It is five years since Bryan Cullen has lifted the Sam Maguire Cup to end the drought and(...)

George Best celebrates scoring Manchester United’s second goal during the 1968 European Cup Final against Benfica at Wembley. Photograph:   Popperfoto/Getty Images

Maybe the price sports writing pays for daily beat writers whose job is volume and speed as much as reflection is that points of difference between va(...)

A look inside the new Christmas shop in Brown Thomas in Dublin. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

There were shoppers aplenty in a festive spirit at Brown Thomas on Thursday as the Grafton Street, Dublin store opened its Christmas Shop, a full 131 (...)

Kildare’s Tommy Moolick shakes hands with Patrick Fox of Longford after the victory in the quarter-final replay at Tullamore. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Kildare and Dublin have met at interesting junctures in their respective histories. This weekend in Croke Park both is and isn’t one of those occasion(...)

 Pat O’Neill and Tony Hanahoe: both won All-Ireland titles as players for Dublin and also managed the county to Sam Maguire success – Hanahoe as player-manager in 1976, O’Neill in 1995.  Photograph: Tom Honan

The Shed In among all of the yarns and anecdotes about the Decade of the Dubs, oft-heard to the point that it will take archaeologists to uncover one(...)

Dublin’s Jack McCaffrey celebrates with Brian Howard during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final against Galway at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Continuity Dublin’s Eoin Murchan, Jack McCaffrey and Brian Howard put the pressure on Galway’s Seán Armstrong during the All-Ireland SFC se(...)

Anthony Molloy of Donegal is tackled by Dublin’s Paul Bealin  in  the 1992   All-Ireland  final. Photograph: Inpho

A lot has happened since the first weekend of April in 1992. Croke Park has been entirely redeveloped, the last of the GAA bans was struck down, and t(...)

 Monaghan were surprise winners against Dublin on Sunday. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Just the league? How relevant is the league in the context of championship? As the season approaches it end with just final details to be resolved, c(...)

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