Rory Brennan

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Tyrone stand for the national anthem before the All-Ireland semi-final against Kerry. Photo: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

1 Niall Morgan Niall Morgan Club: Edendork. Age: 30. Championship debut: 2013 v Donegal. Occupation: Teacher Thoroughly modern goalk(...)

Aidan O’Shea can will himself to bend the shape and direction of this All-Ireland final in his favour. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

What can be said about an All-Ireland final involving my home county of Mayo? It felt like they had exhausted all storylines over the past decade but (...)

Tyrone are due to play Kerry in an All-Ireland semi-final  at Croke Park on Sunday week. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

The GAA will know on Monday the extent of the threat to next weekend’s All-Ireland football semi-final between Tyrone and Kerry. The Ulster champions (...)

Tyrone celebrate their Ulster final victory over Monaghan at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tyrone 0-16 Monaghan 0-15 Tyrone’s ceaseless whip-hand over Monaghan continues. For the fourth time in nine seasons, they ended their near neighbours(...)

Richard Weber, the acclaimed Irish poet, died from Covid-19

Born: September 2nd, 1932 Died: April 15th, 2020 Dublin poet Richard Weber, whose work has been included in numerous Irish and international antholog(...)

Tyrone’s Niall Morgan kicks a free in his team’s win over Dublin. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Tyrone 1-10 Dublin 1-7 Holy Jorge! They’ve had stormy games at Healy Park over the years, only nothing like this, a game as much about playing the re(...)

Trillick St Macartan’s celebrate their victory over Errigal Ciarán in the Tyrone SFC final at Healy Park in Omagh. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Trillick St Macartan’s 0-12 Errigal Ciarán 2-4 Trillick claimed the Tyrone SFC title for the second time in five years, finding a way to break Erriga(...)

Diarmuid Connolly on his return to action for Dublin in Omagh. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Tyrone 0-13 Dublin 1-16 A dispatch from through the looking glass. With 23 minutes gone in this nothing game, this unmatch, Dublin goalkeeper Even Co(...)

Armagh’s Jack Grugan tries to get a shot away during his side’s win over Antrim. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Donegal ran out easy 1-17 to 0-10 winners against Down in Newry but the win came at a cost, with Eoin McHugh suffering a hamstring injury which looks (...)

Paul Mannion, Cian O’Sullivan and Con O’Callaghan celebrate another All-Ireland title. O’Sullivan started his sixth victorious final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

The beast is out of the cage. Watching the Dublin players celebrate on the field yesterday, I found myself torn between admiration for what they have(...)

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