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Tyrone’s Conor McKenna celebrates scoring his side’s crucial third goal during the one-point victory over Kerry at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Tyrone 3-14 Kerry 0-22 [after extra-time] Tyrone materialised out of Kerry’s bad dreams on Saturday to perform another spectacular coup in the tangle(...)

 The Kingdom are overreliant on David Clifford’s genius and his injury against Tyrone proved a huge blow to their chances of making the final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Maybe the worst of it for Kerry is that they finish the season with no new lament to sing. They didn’t find out anything about themselves on Saturday (...)

Tyrone’s Conor McKenna celebrates scoring his side’s third goal of the game during the  All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Tyrone 3-14 Kerry 0-22 (aet) An All-Ireland semi-final that was already extraordinary before a ball was thrown in, erupted into sensation at Croke Pa(...)

Kerry’s Seán O’Shea celebrates scoring his side’s third goal of the game. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Kerry 4-22 Cork 1-9 A beautiful day for sightseeing in the Kingdom but the locals only had eyes for the famous football field in the middle of Killar(...)

David Clifford carries during Kerry’s Allianz League draw with Dublin. Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

Twenty years on, Dublin and Kerry staged a revival of the 2001 Trip to Tipp and came up with the same outcome. That day was tied up by a timeless line(...)

Kerry’s David Clifford gets his shot away despite the efforts of  Donegal’s Brendan McCole during the league clash at Austin Stack Park. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

Kerry 2-18 Donegal 0-10 If and when they have to deal with them, Dublin are going to find Kerry significantly more of a handful than they did in 201(...)

Hurler of the Year Séamus Callanan, left, of Tipperary and PwC GAA GPA Footballer of the Year Stephen Cluxton of Dublin with their awards at the PwC All-Stars 2019 at the Convention Centre in Dublin. Photograph: Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton admitted that he was unsure if he would continue to play on after he was named the Footballer of the Year on Friday nig(...)

An RIC cadet and two members of Sinn Féin lying dead on the road, while in the background cadets are taking Sinn Féiners prisoners, Irish War of Independence, Tralee, Ireland. Photograph from The Illustrated London News, vol 157, no 4258, November 27, 1920.

The Revolution Files is a collection of articles detailing one incident in each of Ireland’s 32 counties during the revolutionary years, from 1916 to (...)

Stephen Cluxton makes a crucial save to deny Kerry’s Stephen O’Brien a goal during the All-Ireland football final replay at Croke Park.  Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

Six-time All-Ireland winning football captain Stephen Cluxton is now in line to receive the one award that has so far eluded him throughout his long a(...)

Stephen Cluxton lifts Sam Maguire after Dublin’s win over Kerry. Photograph: Tommy Dickson /Inpho

The best team won the All-Ireland. This All-Ireland, last year’s All-Ireland, the last five-in-a-row, and seven since I started writing this column. A(...)

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