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Dublin’s Dean Rock can demand €1,300 per sponsored Instagram post – he has nearly 37,000 followers on the social media platform.   Photograph: Evan Logan/Inpho

GAA players may not be getting paid to play the sport they commit so much of their lives to but ‘pay for posts’ is well and truly here. Payment can b(...)

Catherina McKiernan finishing the Women’s Mini Marathon in 2014. Photograph: ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

Like many people over the lockdown, a chef in Co Dublin took up running. He started in March, 2020, with the Couch-to-5k app, working his way up to a(...)

Dublin’s Paddy Andrews is denied by David Clarke straight after saving a penalty during the 2017 league encounter at Croke Park between Mayo and Dublin. Photo: Tommy Dickson/Inpho

For almost half a decade the slow trickle of Mayo’s golden generation into retirement has emitted a collective sigh from the football-mad county that (...)

Dublin’s Michael Darragh Macauley and Aidan O’Shea of Mayo contest a high ball during the 2012 semi-final at Croke Park. Photograph: Cathal Noonan/Inpho

In a fast crowded decade, it is the game that has somehow fallen through time. Nobody talks about Mayo-Dublin 2012, which is a shame. It was signific(...)

Des Vallely is reunited with his children Daniel and Ella Rose six months after his tragic accident.

It has been a tough year, and many want to see an end to what has certainly earned the moniker annus horribilis. For the family of Des Vallely, who e(...)

Bernard Brogan lifts the Sam Maguire Cup after Dublin’s win over Tyrone in the 2018 All-Ireland final. Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

Oh no. Not another article about money and the Dubs. Turn the page, Mammy. Make the bad man stop. It’s All-Ireland final day. It’s nearly Christmas we(...)

Champagne Football is a book to enjoy now but also to look forward to rereading again in a decade, just to see how stranger than fiction it all was. Photograph: Morgan Treacy/Inpho

The Best Champagne Football by Mark Tighe and Paul Rowan (Penguin, €12.99) We’re a mad little country at the back of it all. Where else (...)

Dublin’s James McCarthy in action against Kerry during the All-Ireland SFC final replay at Croke Park, Dublin, in September 2019. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

James McCarthy mentions the symmetry of it. On Saturday he and Dublin will face Meath in the resumed football league at Parnell Park. It takes him bac(...)

Dublin’s James McCarthy in action against Kerry during the All-Ireland SFC final replay at Croke Park, Dublin, in September 2019. Photograph: Billy Stickland/Inpho

James McCarthy mentions the symmetry of it. On Saturday he and Dublin will face Meath in the resumed football league at Parnell Park. It takes him bac(...)

Jason Sherlock at the launch of the Electric Ireland GAA Minor Championships. Photograph: Dan Sheridan/Inpho

Vulnerable. Weakened. Satiated. Untested. Uncharted. Jason Sherlock has heard all the whispers around the Dublin football team going into the pandemi(...)

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