Jim Gavin

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Mayo’s Aidan O’Shea and Dublin’s Michael Fitzsimons in their Allianz Football League Division 1 clash at  Elvery’s MacHale Park, Castlebar, on Saturday. Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

Dublin 1-11 Mayo 0-8 There has to be the odd dud episode in this riveting series. So Mayo’s quest for a win over Dublin now dates back to 2012, when (...)

 Dublin’s Dean Rock celebrates his goal. Photo: Evan Logan/Inpho

Dublin 1-11 Mayo 0-8 This pair. If Dublin and Mayo could be classed as a couple, then they make Sid Vicious and Nancy Spungen appear like boring subu(...)

Dublin’s Conor McHugh is tackled by Kerry duo  Paul Murphy and Brian Ó Beaglaoich during the Division One league clash at Croke Park. Photograph: Bryan Keane/Inpho

Dublin will have been glad to get their AFL campaign off to a positive start under new manager Dessie Farrell, who made his own distinctive mark by be(...)

Kerry’s David Clifford kicks a point to level the game. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Dublin 1-19 Kerry 1-19 Long may they dance, these two. Dublin and Kerry tangled and tangoed into the night in the first league game of the year, endi(...)

David Clifford: the new Kerry captain will pose a big threat to Dublin’s defence in the Allianz League opener at Croke Park. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill

AFL Division One Dublin v Kerry, Croke Park, 7.0, RTÉ 2, Premier Sport 2 The world spins and here we are at the start of another GAA season. It’s a n(...)

Paul Mannion: “Everyone’s talking about it; why should it be just five? Because it hadn’t been done before? What if it was six? We’d all be going with the same hunger and fervour.” Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

You don’t expect to come away from these gigs with a new recipe. But then you don’t generally come across players as interesting as Paul Mannion every(...)

Jim Gavin after receiving an honorary doctorate from DCU in December. Photograph: Inpho

Former Dublin football manager Jim Gavin is to be granted the Freedom of the City by Dublin city council this weekend. Lord mayor of Dublin, Paul Mc (...)

Dessie Farrell: “This thing stimulates me, it challenged me. I love football, working with footballers.” Photograph:  Ramsey Cardy/Sportsfile

Anyone wandering around the financial hub near the Sam Beckett Bridge on Friday morning might have caught sight of arguably the bravest man in Dublin.(...)

Jack McCaffrey: “I don’t think he [Farrell] is under any illusions about the pressure-cooker environment he is coming into. He is a fantastic fella to deal with it in my experience. I think he will fly it.” Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

Jack McCaffrey didn’t see it coming when he sat down at the Innisfails GAA club on a Saturday in late November. Summoned to a meeting of the Dublin sq(...)

Dublin’s goalkeeper and captain Stephen Cluxton has yet to confirm whether he will play on for a 20th season. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Jack McCaffrey expects Dublin goalkeeper and captain, Stephen Cluxton, to pursue his remarkable inter-county career into a 20th season. There has bee(...)

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