Person: Páidí Ó Sé
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
A COMPREHENSIVE SERIES OF ARTICLES ON THIS TOPIC
Thu, 09 Apr, 2020
Tue, 10 Mar, 2020
Football life without former captain and talisman Gary Brennan will be a huge challenge for Clare in the 2020 Allianz League, but manager Colm Collins is bullish about the Banner County’s prospects of holding their own in Division 2 for a fourth successive year.
Tue, 21 Jan, 2020
He now resides forever in the GAA Hall of Fame but Larry Tompkins came close to obscurity.
Sat, 26 Oct, 2019
In the last 30-odd years, four All-Ireland senior football finals have gone to a replay — the deciders of 1988, 1996, 2000, and 2016.
Tue, 03 Sep, 2019
This rising tide of support for Kerry? Feels wrong.
Fri, 30 Aug, 2019
To sweep or not to sweep. It’s a question Peter Keane may be mulling over as the Kerry manager formulates a strategy for taking down Dublin in the All-Ireland final.
Thu, 22 Aug, 2019
Jack O’Connor, who guided his native Kerry to three All-Ireland titles, will be ratified as the new Kildare senior manager early next month.
Tue, 13 Aug, 2019
The group-deciding Super 8 encounter this evening in Castlebar has the potential to be explosive, a real old-style knockout championship game. There is no love lost between Mayo and Donegal dating back to the now infamous challenge game in 2012 and there are a lot of ifs, buts, and maybes making it a hard game to call.
Sat, 03 Aug, 2019
Kieran Donaghy has hit back at Seán Cavanagh’s remarks about Kerry supporters’ behaviour during the counties’ 2012 All-Ireland qualifier in Killarney.
Fri, 12 Jul, 2019
Sean Cavanagh has called Kerry fans a "strange breed", mirroring comments made by Páidi Ó Sé 16 years ago.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
The presentation of an award in Dingle this week will continue the strong links between Ireland and Gregory Peck, writes.
Tue, 25 Jun, 2019
He wasn’t exactly written out of history yet when you think of Westmeath’s solitary Leinster title success 15 years ago, Jack Cooney’s name doesn’t immediately spring to mind.
Sat, 25 May, 2019
Long-serving Cork GAA medic Dr Con Murphy noted the symbolism of the gala tribute night in his honour in Cork’s City Hall last Saturday night, hoping it signals an era of harmony and cooperation between all parties with Cork GAA’s interests at heart.
Sun, 20 Jan, 2019
Fifteen years to the month since his late friend and team-mate attempted to do the same, Mikey Sheehy brought the sacred cows to the slaughterhouse.
Tue, 23 Jan, 2018
They’ve produced legendary All-Ireland winning captains in Paidi Ó Sé, Tommy Doyle, Mickey Ned O’Sullivan and Pat Spillane, and forged special bonds in the process, but fabled Kerry football divisions like Kenmare and West Kerry may soon become redundant.
Wed, 22 Nov, 2017
Half a glance at the match programme for West Kerry’s defeat of Austin Stacks in the Kerry SFC quarter-final confirmed one of the most remarkable resurgences of a small GAA club in recent times.
Fri, 06 Oct, 2017
A sporting autobiography confirms some street truths and puts others to bed as nonsense.analyses the nuggets, the insights, and the revelations in Colm Cooper’s book — which is published today.
Thu, 05 Oct, 2017
Watch how tight the ring fence is these days around the All-Ireland finalists. The word that comes to mind is ‘control’ in understanding the arm’s length mindset of the Dublin and Mayo camps since the semi-finals.
Fri, 15 Sep, 2017
Mon, 26 Jun, 2017
Derbies are the order of the day across the country this weekend, and those who choose to make the trip to Wexford, Cavan or Galway will also get to observe at least one All-Ireland title contender in action.
Sat, 10 Jun, 2017
Thu, 27 Apr, 2017
Long-serving Kerry football kitman and Austin Stack Park groundsman Vincent Linnane has passed away.
Wed, 12 Apr, 2017
Player power. As frowned upon phrases in Gaelic games go, it’s right up there. The alliteration only goes to underline its perceived foulness.
Thu, 15 Sep, 2016
Former Hill hero David Hickey believes this Dublin squad is special in more ways than one...
Sat, 27 Aug, 2016
Seán Potts has had a front row seat for the GPA’s journey from the margins to a seat at the table in Croke Park. There’s been setbacks, turbulent episodes and cheap shots along the way — and there’s probably more to come. But he’s saying farewell to an established inter-county players’ voice now...
Sun, 21 Aug, 2016
Wed, 13 Jul, 2016
I doubt the Kerry players spent too much time discussing their Munster final victory over Tipperary as they supped a few pints in Killarney on Sunday night.
Sat, 09 Jul, 2016
Sat, 09 Apr, 2016
he footballers of Shannon Rangers were already running behind schedule when they landed onto the Boherbee Road outside Austin Stack Park. The main entrance, though, was barely visible among the thousands of supporters attempting to make their way into the stadium. The men from North Kerry were stranded.
Sun, 06 Mar, 2016
Wed, 20 Jan, 2016
A fleece of us in Clare got nominated for All Stars in 1998 and the county board obligingly decided to fly us up on the Friday and back down on the Saturday.
Thu, 05 Nov, 2015
Sun, 25 Oct, 2015
Oh, the heart sank with the news coming out of the west, or the northwest, last week.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
One of the toughest gigs in racing has to be working as a handicapper.
Sat, 03 Oct, 2015
Kerry legend Charlie Nelligan has compared the strength of the current Kingdom panel to that of the all conquering one he was part of during the 1970s and 1980s.
Fri, 18 Sep, 2015
John Sheehan can still picture the scene. A few hours after missing a penalty in an underage match, his son Bryan spent the afternoon practicing spot-kicks in the garden of their Cahirciveen home oblivious to the sheets of rain.
Thu, 17 Sep, 2015
February 2011 and Dublin have beaten Cork by six points. Under the Hogan Stand, Pat Gilroy is quietly praising his team for getting their discipline in check in the second half, but his calm words betray his delight. Inside he’s dancing.
Tue, 15 Sep, 2015
Whatever happens in Croke Park tomorrow, Kerry will be nourished by its western extremities for the foreseeable future. Dingle and An Ghaeltacht are fertile breeding grounds for the nascent talent coming through the system. Who’s responsible is less important than facilitating the unimpeded movement of the conveyor belt. Five-time All-Ireland winner Tommy Griffin is better-placed than most to look back and forward...
Sat, 22 Aug, 2015
For most people, the abiding image of the 2003 semi-final clash between Kerry and Tyrone was that epic scene of carnage in front of the Hogan Stand, when time appeared to stand still and the pack of white Tyrone jerseys surrounded and attacked two or three of its prey in green and gold with vicious precision.
Wed, 19 Aug, 2015
GAA retirements have become very fashionable these days.
Fri, 14 Aug, 2015
As this football season trundles along and the landscape of remaining counties is close to what we all expected six months ago, one thing is becoming abundantly clear to me – some of our inter-county managers and coaches talk a great game, but some are complete spoofers.
Wed, 15 Jul, 2015