Galway’s Damien Comer keeps a tight rein on Dublin’s Philly McMahon during the Allianz Football League Division One  Final at  Croke Park. Photograph: Oisín Keniry/Inpho

Dublin 0-18 Galway 0-14 The bare bones of it were that Dublin made it five Allianz Football League titles out of six years of reaching the final unde(...)

Mickey Harte:  has been trying to retame the wilderness for 10 years at this stage but   his conviction that he is capable of doing so has not wavered. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

In Keith Duggan’s revealing interview with Tyrone manager Mickey Harte on the day this season began just under a fortnight ago, there were flashes and(...)

Dublin’s James McCarthy: he has been  nominated for the Footballer of the Year award. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

The release of the nominations’ list for this year’s PwC football All-Stars reflects Dublin’s historic achievement of a first All-Ireland football thr(...)

There  is evidence that both teams have moved on from 12 months ago  but if the choice is between which team has made the more plausible strides, the answer is Dublin.

For all the familiarity of the finalists, Sunday’s All-Ireland football final breaks genuinely unusual ground. There hasn’t been such a sustained riva(...)

Pat Gilroy: saw Dublin swept aside by a rampant Kerry in 2009 quarter-final but within two years led his county to victory over Kerry in the final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In retrospect it all appeared a bit daft, like people fleeing through the streets because they thought the radio performance by Orson Welles and the M(...)

Tyrone Dublin’s Niall Sludden with Jack McCaffrey  in their drawn league game earlier this year. Photograph: Inpho/Tommy Dickson

SUNDAY – All-Ireland SFC semi-final Dublin v Tyrone, Croke Park, 4.0 Live, RTE and Sky Sports We can probably assume that Dublin manager Jim Gavin is(...)