Vinnie Murphy

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Dara O’Se of Kerry and Ciaran Whelan of Dublin battle for the ball  in the 2001 All-Ireland quarter-final replay in Semple Stadium, Thurles on August 11th, 2001. Photograph: Lorraine O’Sullivan/Inpho

In a few weeks it will be the 20th anniversary of the first appearance of the All-Ireland qualifiers, which filled the championship with exotic possib(...)

Kildare’s Tommy Moolick shakes hands with Patrick Fox of Longford after the victory in the quarter-final replay at Tullamore. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Kildare and Dublin have met at interesting junctures in their respective histories. This weekend in Croke Park both is and isn’t one of those occasion(...)

Anthony Molloy of Donegal is tackled by Dublin’s Paul Bealin  in  the 1992   All-Ireland  final. Photograph: Inpho

A lot has happened since the first weekend of April in 1992. Croke Park has been entirely redeveloped, the last of the GAA bans was struck down, and t(...)

Offaly manager Stephen Wallace was dismissed on Wednesday after his side’s defeat to Wicklow. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Offaly GAA chairman Tommy Byrne has promised to move swiftly to replace Stephen Wallace as football manager and has accepted responsibility for the fa(...)

Former GAA president Liam O’Neill: “Gaelic games in Dublin is now a middle-class pursuit. Soccer still holds the traditional working-class areas. We haven’t cracked the city as well as people think.” Photograph: Andrew Paton/Inpho

Former GAA president Liam O’Neill has argued that the success of Dublin should be seen as a cause for satisfaction rather than a source of criticism. (...)

Dublin manager Tommy Carr argues with referee Mick Curley during the 2001 All-Ireland quarter-final against Kerry in Thurles.  Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

2001: A Thurles Odyssey The Point. First meeting since the 1985 All-Ireland final. Semple Stadium has seen plenty days like it, just not these col(...)

Tony Boyle: “Had we won that game and maybe gone on to win the league, we may not have won the All-Ireland.”

Most league games have a lifespan about as long as a Snapchat message but others linger stubbornly in the memory. A damp April day in 1992 and Dubli(...)