Paul Mannion

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  Bernard Brogan: working very hard and is typical of the present Dublin team in that he is one cog in the collective. Photo: Brian Lawless/Sportsfile

These are the games that make all the hard work worthwhile. Those long, dark evenings of winter all start out with this part of the championship in mi(...)

 Dublin footballer Ciaran Kilkenny signs an autograph for Killian Griffen, St. Patrick’s GAA Club, Palmerstown. Photograph:  Pat Murphy/Sportsfile

The boy prince wears his cap backwards and his sleeves rolled to the shoulders. He’s spent the morning coaching a summer camp and the last hour signin(...)

The Dublin team gather in front of Hill 16. They will be hoping to give their fans plenty to cheer about in tonight’s All-Ireland senior football championship quarter-final against Cork in Croke Park. Photograph:  Morgan Treacy/Inpho

There have been better football championships, plenty of them, in fact. These are oily enough concepts at the best of times but you’ll be hard-pressed(...)

Dublin’s Bernard Brogan is surrounded by Meath defenders during the Leinster final. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Despite replacing Bernard Brogan in all three championship outings this summer, Dublin manager Jim Gavin this morning rejected the suggestion his high(...)

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton prepares to make his acceptance  speech.

The blue tide just keeps washing in, eroding all before it. A week after the Dublin hurlers secured the capital’s first Leinster title since 1961, the(...)

Meath goalkeeper Paddy O’Rourke with Eoghan O’Gara and Diarmuid Connolly. Photograph: Donall  Farmer/Inpho

Dublin 2-15 Meath 0-14: Meath forced Dublin to dig out their 52nd Leinster title today, and for that they will be grateful, but we witnessed two count(...)

 Bernard Brogan scores Dublin’s second goal at Croke Park yesterday. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

Yesterday’s GAA Leinster football semi-final at Croke Park deviated from the narratives of the past few years but not in the way Kildare might have ho(...)

Dublin’s Bernard Brogan celebrates scoring his sides second goal on hte stroke of halftime at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin 4-16 Kildare 1-09: What initially threatened to be a competitive Leinster football semi-final ended up being Kildare’s heaviest defeat to Dubli(...)

September 23rd, 2012: Donegal captain Michael Murphy lifts the Sam Maguire

There is a sustainable argument that this is a golden age for football. There have been five different All-Ireland champions in as many years – few(...)

Dublin’s Jason Whelan  scores his first-half goal against Mayo in the Allianz NFL semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Donall Farmer/Inpho

An afternoon of roundly confirmed suspicions in Croke Park. A crowd of 24,941 came to the big horseshoe in Dublin 3 and left with no greater su(...)

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