A match programme from the recent All-Ireland ladies final. The Irish Football Programme Club organise regular fairs around the country while also hosting a Facebook page which enables collectors to source material. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

When the final whistle blew on the recent All-Ireland football final replay, and history was made as Dublin became the first team to win the Sam Magui(...)

Donegal’s Michael Murphy and Hugh McFadden lift the Allianz Football League Division 2 title trophy after beating Meath. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

Donegal 1-17 Meath 1-15 After 20 minutes or so of the Allianz League Division 2 final, the thought lingered that we might just have a semi-compe(...)

Limerick’s Darragh O’Donovan celebrates with the Liam MacCarthy after his team’s All-Ireland final victory over Galway. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

With the Allianz Football League about to start, it is worth recalling that the New Ireland Cup, which will be presented to the winners in April, cele(...)

Brian Fenton: Dublin have the game’s pre-eminent centrefielder in the Raheny man who is yet to lose a championship game with Gavin’s team. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

All-Ireland SFC final – Dublin v Tyrone, Croke Park, 3.30 The sense of ennui around the place over the past week or two is unmistakable. Maybe it’s b(...)

Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork Paul Colton (centre) with the Sam Maguire trophy for the All Ireland senior football championship winners. Photograph: Twitter.

Protestants in west Cork “dread” commemorations of the War of Independence and the Civil War, Church of Ireland Bishop of Cork Paul Colton has said. (...)

Sam Maguire was from Co Cork. A member of the Church of Ireland, he was born in the townland of Mallabraca near Dunmanway, West Cork, in March 1877. (...)

“Modern” is a funny word in Ireland. In other countries, modern implies a straight line of development, from rural to urban, from agricultural to ind(...)