Shane Carthy

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Kerry’s Dara Ó Cinnéide: “We had underachieved as minors. And that hurt us so badly.” Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

In the autumn of 1997, Dara Ó Cinnéide got a letter from a friend from Co Louth who he had studied alongside at the University of Limerick (UL). It wa(...)

Meath’s Cillian O’Sullivan in action against Kildare in the Leinster GAA SFC semi-final at  O’Connor Park, Tullamore in June 2017. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

With 15 minutes left in the 2012 All-Ireland minor final, a Meath challenge that had been plummeting to earth suddenly popped a parachute. They had tr(...)

St Vincent’s Tomás Quinn tussles with  Seán Rocks of Skerries Harps during the Dublin SFC Group Two game at  Parnell Park. Photograph:  Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

The 2018 renewal of the Dublin Senior Football Championship got up and running in Parnell Park on Thursday night with one name dominating the conversa(...)

Dublin’s Brian Fenton is tackled by Galway’s Ciarán Duggan during the Allianz Football League Division One final at Croke Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Some 20-20 vision Back 10 weeks ago when the league started, I was asked to do some Nostradamus stuff on the likely outcome of Division One. Whatever(...)

Tempers flare during the Dublin v Kerry Division One clash at Croke Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Dublin 2-17 Kerry 0-11 Long before the end Kerry had settled for a learning experience: not the modern, holistic, child-centred type of education but(...)

Paul Clarke: took over managerial duties for Dublin in Jim Gavin’s absence during the O’Byrne Cup games. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Dublin’s immediate exit from this season’s O’Byrne Cup has underlined the remarkable nature of last year’s success in the pre-season tournament. With(...)

Diarmuid Connolly and Philly McMahon during St Vincent’s Dublin SFC win over Ballymun. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

St Vincent’s 1-8 Ballymun Kickhams 0-8 St Vincent’s are Dublin champions again, getting it done any which way they can. They came through a tepid fin(...)

St Vincent’s Diarmuid Connolly gets away from Kevin McManamon of St Jude’s during the Dublin SFC semi-final at Parnell Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

St Vincent’s 4-12 St Jude’s 1-12 Three second-half goals from Tomás Quinn, Shane Carthy and Brendan Egan helped holders St Vincent’s overcome 13-man (...)

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(...)

You can be certain Jim Gavin has an idea of where he wants to go and who he wants to use already when his main men like Cluxton, O’Sullivan and Connolly finally move on. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

The list of genuine insights rationed out by Jim Gavin for public consumption is notoriously and deliberately a short one. We are used it by now and h(...)

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