Jim Gavin

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Mattie Kenny:  “There’s no point getting concerned or upset about it, that’s the way it is and these are pre-season games and you’ve just got to take them for that.” Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

A fortnight out from a trip to Kilkenny in the Allianz Hurling League, you’d imagine Dublin manager Mattie Kenny would view a Walsh Cup semi-final aga(...)

Dublin captain Stephen Cluxton lifts the Sam Maguire Cup after the victory over Kerry in he All-Ireland SFC Final replay at Croke Park. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

And so this is 2019. And what have you done? Well, we’ve mostly gone to things, written about them and talked endless hours of guff on the back of th(...)

Ireland’s Ciara Mageean celebrates qualifying for the final of the World Athletics Championship. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Two athletes and one shining day. It’s October 5th, 2019, a date that they’ll both remember long after the peak of their sporting lives has faded. The(...)

Dessie Farrell is seen at Parnell Park, Dublin, in September 2019, for a Na Fianna match against Ballymun Kickhams. Photograph: ©INPHO/Laszlo Geczo

New Dublin GAA chairman Michael Seavers expects little change behind the scenes as Dessie Farrell aims to build on the legacy set by five-in-a-row All(...)

Dessie Farrell has been named as the new Dublin manager. Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times

Dessie Farrell’s appointment as Dublin manager is the apex of an involvement with the county, which stretches back over 30 years. Forty-eight last Jun(...)

Na Fianna manager Dessie Farrell will take over from Jim Gavin as Dublin boss. Photograph: Laszlo Geczo/Inpho

Dublin have appointed Dessie Farrell as manager of the county footballers. He succeeds Jim Gavin, who stepped down after leading the county to an hist(...)

In his tenure, Jim Gavin guided Dublin through 21 major campaigns – for league, Leinster championship and All-Ireland honours – and last September captured the 18th of those available titles. Photograph: Tommy Dickson ©INPHO

It is hard to recognise the landscape into which Jim Gavin walked as Dublin football manager just over seven years ago. The county had managed only on(...)

Jim Gavin: “The conclusion I came to is what’s best for Dublin GAA, and more importantly what’s best for the players, is to hand it over and create that environment for them to grow once more.”  Photograph: Ryan Byrne/Inpho

For all the extended talk of why or when exactly Jim Gavin decided to step down as Dublin football manager, there is one detail he now made perfectly (...)

Jim Gavin has been named Signify Sports Manager of the Year for 2019. Photograph: Oisin Keniry/Inpho

There have been 37 winners of the Signify Sports Manager of the Year award since 1982, but only once in 135 years can there be what Jim Gavin achieved(...)

The incremental introduction of new players for six of Jim Gavin’s seven years owed nearly everything to his ability to see qualities he could develop on the senior team – and they all paid off. Photograph:  Tommy Dickson/©INPHO

In one of those strangely overlapping events, it was in Jim Gavin’s first competitive weeks with Dublin that Kevin Heffernan died. One of Gavin’s most(...)

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