Paddy Andrews

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The Galway V Mayo match at the weekend is unlikely to be the earth-shattering event everyone is making it out to be. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

The old saying about the championship not starting until the quarter-finals has never been more true than this year. Even with Mayo and Galway playing(...)

Dean Rock: “Any opportunity that I possibly get I’m going to try to play for Dublin.” Photograph: Gary Carr/Inpho

There was a time when the name Dean Rock looked like it might get filed away in a dusty folder marked ‘forgotten’. Talent wasn’t so much the issue – (...)

Surgery would rule out Bernard Brogan for the reason of the season: given he turns 34 in April, it would also likely bring the curtain down on his stellar intercounty career. Photograph: Inpho

The Dublin football management are exploring the medical options in order to keep alive some hope that Bernard Brogan may yet play a part in this summ(...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh McAuley gets past the challenge of Cian O’Donoghue. Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

Dublin 2-17 Kildare 2-10 A new year, the same old story. Dublin still haven’t lost a league opener under Jim Gavin and in this, his sixth season in c(...)

Con O’Callaghan scores Dublin’s early goal in the final against Mayo with a nonchalant finish. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Highlight In our dream of dreams, we would all do it like this. We would be Con O’Callaghan, the boy prince of Dublin GAA. We would be a minute into (...)

 St Judes’ Kevin McManamon in action against Cuala. Photograph: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

St Jude’s and Ballymun Kickhams progressed to the semi-finals of the Dublin senior football championship after their respective wins over Cuala and St(...)

Dublin’s James McCarthy: he has been  nominated for the Footballer of the Year award. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

The release of the nominations’ list for this year’s PwC football All-Stars reflects Dublin’s historic achievement of a first All-Ireland football thr(...)

Pat Gilroy: saw Dublin swept aside by a rampant Kerry in 2009 quarter-final but within two years led his county to victory over Kerry in the final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

In retrospect it all appeared a bit daft, like people fleeing through the streets because they thought the radio performance by Orson Welles and the M(...)

Dejected Tyrone players Lee Brennan and Cathal McCarron at the end of the game in Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

By half-time, the second semi-final was over. Tyrone simply weren’t playing well enough to retrieve a seven-point deficit. Dublin were excellent. Thei(...)

Tyrone goalkeeper Niall Morgan is beaten by Eoghan O’Gara for Dublin’s second goal in the All-Ireland semi-Final at Croke Park in Dublin. Photograph by  Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile via Getty Images

 Dublin 2-17 Tyrone 0-11 An early hiss ran through the capacity crowd in Croke Park as the air was let out of all the high hopes for a high-pres(...)

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