Dara O'Cinneide - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

DARA O'CINNEIDE: Tipperary have yet to prove they belong at this level

Now that Tipperary have assured themselves that they are good enough to breathe the same air and contest the same ball as their opponents tomorrow, we need to see more signs that they are truly worthy of inhabiting the same world into the future.

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DARA O'CINNEIDE: Why is everyone so cold on Mayo?

Why is everyone so cold on Mayo?

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DARA O'CINNEIDE: Time to show true respect to lesser lights of Munster

The words “with all due respect” have entirely lost their meaning in the GAA world after these past few days.

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DARA O'CINNEIDE: Donegal can withstand the latest Tyrone rising

There is a sense ahead of tomorrow’s Ulster final between Tyrone and Donegal of a wheel having come full circle, of a new cycle about to begin and of this latest clash between neighbouring counties being a cusp game.

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DARA O'CINNEIDE: Roscommon may extend Galway's Connacht wait

Galway caught Mayo off guard but Roscommon will present a very different challenge, writes Dara Ó Cinnéide.

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DARA O'CINNEIDE: We’ll watch in the hope of spotting a weakness in Dublin’s game

Jack McCaffrey is a hell of a fella. Just as all of us in the football world are consumed by the thought of the Dubs bursting forth into the province of Leinster tomorrow, McCaffrey will be in the departure lounge of Dublin airport awaiting his flight to Zambia.

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DARA O'CINNEIDE: GAA in battle for hearts and minds with rival sports

It will probably hit us when Martin O’Neill announces his panel for Euro 2016 on Tuesday night next. Only then will it actually kick home to those of us in the GAA world that we are once again locked into a battle for the hearts and minds of sports fans in what is going to be a fairly busy summer on pitch and on screen.

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