Seán O'Shea

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 Cork players  celebrate beating Dublin in the Football All-Ireland U20 Championship Final last year. Photograph:  Ken Sutton/Inpho

The Ulster Schools executive met on Monday night for some unscheduled and unwelcome business. It’s a busy organisation at a busy time of year. For in(...)

Kerry’s David Clifford didn’t get to play under-20 after his  exploits at minor. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

News that the All-Ireland under-20 football championship is to revert to earlier in the year, with its semi-finals or final to fill the St Patrick’s D(...)

1. SHANE RYAN (Rathmore) @Shane_r14 Age: 23 Height: 6’2” Weight: 14st 2lbs Acquitted himself quite well. Sign-posted vulnerability on re-starts occas(...)

Kerry’s impressive Jack O’Shea in action against Brian Fenton who was a subdued figure for once for Dublin in the All-Ireland final at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

On-screen entertainment gives us a choice of lessons from Sunday’s unrelenting All-Ireland. One is the western genre of the tracker, inscrutably exa(...)

Dublin goalkeeper Stephen Cluxton saves a shot from Kerry’s Paul Murphy. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Dublin 1-16 Kerry 1-16 Five-in-a-rows don’t come easy. The new empire stalled and yet the old one didn’t quite strike back. Prospects of the fabled s(...)

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton lifts  the Sam Maguire after their win over Kerry in 2015, the first All-Ireland title in the drive for five. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

All-Ireland SFC Final: Dublin v Kerry, Croke Park, Sunday, 3.30pm - Live on RTÉ and Sky Sports It was former Kerry secretary Tony O’Keeffe who observ(...)

Meath’s Bryan Menton celebrates with Darragh Campion. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO

It was former GAA director general Liam Mulvhill who mused at an annual launch for the National Football League how he found it mystifying a competiti(...)

Cormac Costello in action against Galway’s Cein D’Arcy. The Dublin forward took the opportunity to showcase his undoubted talent during the league clash at Croke Park. Photograph: Tommy Grealy/Inpho

After a football pre-season dominated by the experimental rules or more specifically the hand-pass restrictions intended to unshackle the game from th(...)

Cavan goalkeeper  Raymond Galligan challenges  Kerry’s Paul Geaney during the Allianz Football League Division 1 match at  Kingspan Breffni Park. Photograph: John McVitty/Inpho

Cavan 0-13 Kerry 0-16  Kerry came to Kingspan Breffni Park and renewed the storied rivalry with Cavan in an interesting match, by the end of whi(...)

Michael Murphy: play a pivotal role for Donegal, he’s totally selfless, the controller in the middle of the park, the leader, incredibly disciplined and focused.  Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

This was the most significant weekend of the championship so far. The bigger teams all made their move and it was interesting to see the impact of top(...)