Paddy O Rourke

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Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. “If High-Vis Varadkar had a favourite meal, it would be fresh sod and (video) clips.” Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

The name change passed us by, but since Leo took over as party leader it seems that FG now stands for Fluorescent Government, with High-Vis Varadkar e(...)

Stephen Cluxton takes a short kickout to Michael Fitzsimons against Mayo in 2015. Photograph: Inpho

Nineteen of the 24 players who featured in Jim Gavin’s first championship season still remain as Dublin pursue a third All-Ireland title in a row on S(...)

File photo of Meath’s Mickey Newman, whose return to action was decisive. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

Meath 0-14 Sligo 1-9 Meath goalkeeper Paddy O’Rourke whipped off his personalised goalkeeper’s gloves after the final whistle on Saturday evening a(...)

 Kildare’s Chris Healy and Fionn Dowling celebrate after the game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Kildare 2-16 Meath 0-13 Dangerous times for Kildare, if Kildare they be. Through to a Leinster final for the first time since 2009, they were so domi(...)

Kevin Feely in action against Laois in the Leinster quarter-final. Photograph: Inpho

When the mark came in this year many said it would have little to no impact on the game. But one man who has certainly been enjoying its benefits is K(...)

Dublin’s Bernard Brogan catches a ball over the head of Meath’s Mickey Burke. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dublin 0-21 Meath 0-11 It’s maybe symbolic of the state of expectation in the GAA Leinster football championship that a 10-point win in a semi-final (...)

Graham Reilly: together with Cillian O’Sullivan and Eamon Wallace he forms a potent Meath half forward line. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Meath’s half forward line contains three of the paciest forwards in the land and they can ask major questions of the Dublin defence this Sunday. No(...)

Meath’s Mickey Burke challenges Louth’s  Conor Grimes during the Leinster SFC quarter-final at Parnell Park. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Meath 0-20 Louth 1-13 Meath completed a perfunctory dispatch of Louth in Parnell Park, Dublin, on Sunday afternoon. They will have been glad of that(...)

Roscommon’s Ciarain Murtagh scores their first goal against Down with a penalty. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Roscommon have named an unchanged team for their trip to Letterkenny this Sunday - with Kevin McStay and Fergal O’Donnell’s team in pursuit of a fourt(...)

Ireland manager Joe Kernan chats with his captain Bernard Brogan in  Croke Park. Ireland will play Australia on November 21st. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

All-Ireland football champions Dublin will be strongly represented on the Ireland team which takes on Australia in next month’s one-Test series – alth(...)

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