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#Diarmuid Connolly

# diarmuid-connolly - Wednesday 14 October, 2020

Jason Sherlock: 'As disappointed as I am, I hope that Diarmuid is in a good place with his decision'

The ex-Dublin player and coach on Connolly’s departure, Farrell’s arrival and a special 1995 memento.

# diarmuid-connolly - Friday 9 October, 2020

'I would put him in the same bracket as Eric Cantona who could do things that others couldn't'

Marc Ó Sé talks about recently retired Dublin legend Diarmuid Connolly as our guest on this week’s edition of the Warriors podcast.

# diarmuid-connolly - Thursday 1 October, 2020

'Thanks for all the magic' - tributes paid and moments of brilliance remembered as Connolly calls it a day Dermo This post contains videos

'Thanks for all the magic' - tributes paid and moments of brilliance remembered as Connolly calls it a day

The Dublin star announced his retirement from inter-county football last night.

Despite the many controversies, Connolly was the most gifted footballer of his generation

Dublin’s answer to Ciaran McDonald and Maurice Fitzgerald announced his inter-county retirement aged 33.

# diarmuid-connolly - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

Diarmuid Connolly announces inter-county retirement to bring brilliant Dublin career to a close

Connolly has opted to walk away ahead of the resumption of inter-county action.

# diarmuid-connolly - Tuesday 17 September, 2019

'It was really important for us, the care of Diarmuid. To bring him back into the group was the right thing to do'

Selector Declan Darcy was delighted for Connolly and defender Jonny Cooper.

# diarmuid-connolly - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

'If Diarmuid being back in helps us to get over the line to win an All-Ireland, I think that’s what they understand'

Tomás Quinn on the intense competition for places within the Dublin football squad.

# diarmuid-connolly - Monday 5 August, 2019

Jim Gavin: 'I think Diarmuid loves Dublin and we love him'

Dublin’s talismanic forward Diarmuid Connolly returned to action yesterday.

# diarmuid-connolly - Saturday 3 August, 2019

Diarmuid Connolly set to end Dublin exile while Tyrone make 15 changes

There’s little to play for tomorrow in Omagh.

# diarmuid-connolly - Saturday 20 July, 2019

No Connolly but Brogan makes bench as Gavin names Dublin team for Roscommon clash

Jim Gavin’s men are aiming to build on last weekend’s 13-point victory against Cork.

'If you call Diarmuid Connolly a maverick, I'd take that maverick every day of the week'

Unpacking the St Vincent’s star’s sensational return to the Dublin squad.

# diarmuid-connolly - Sunday 14 July, 2019

Jim Gavin confirms Diarmuid Connolly is back training with Dublin

The St Vincent’s clubman was due to go to the United States this summer but for issues with his visa.

# diarmuid-connolly - Thursday 4 July, 2019

'I’d love to play with him again' - Rock on Connolly return after Boston move falls through

The St Vincent’s star could still rejoin the panel after he was unable to gain entry to the US last week.

# diarmuid-connolly - Monday 1 July, 2019

Donegal Boston confirm Diarmuid Connolly won't be joining them after visa issue

It’s believed Connolly will be able to have his sanction revoked and play with St Vincent’s in Dublin this summer.

# diarmuid-connolly - Monday 27 May, 2019

Gavin leaves door open but time running out on Connolly return

“I’d expect to see one or two fellas coming in,” said Dublin manager Jim Gavin on Saturday night.

# diarmuid-connolly - Friday 3 May, 2019

Dublin boss confirms Connolly has not yet been recalled but leaves door open for return

The attacking star last lined out in the 2017 All-Ireland final for Dublin.

# diarmuid-connolly - Tuesday 9 April, 2019

League over, championship on the way and club now the focus as Gavin watches Dublin squad in action

The 2019 Dublin senior football championship throws in tomorrow night.

# diarmuid-connolly - Sunday 10 February, 2019

Jim Gavin denies reports that Jason Sherlock has left Dublin's management set-up

Reports this week suggested that Sherlock had left Gavin’s backroom team.

# diarmuid-connolly - Friday 8 February, 2019

Jason Sherlock departs Dublin set-up with Connolly return on the cards - report

Jim Gavin’s All-Ireland champions are bidding for five in-a-row this year.

# diarmuid-connolly - Monday 28 January, 2019

Jim Gavin gives little away on Diarmuid Connolly situation

It appears unlikely after Gavin’s latest comments that a return for the two-time All-Star is on the cards.

# diarmuid-connolly - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Three in-a-row chasing St Vincent's power into semis with 12-point win over Castleknock

Diarmuid Connolly returned while Mossy Quinn finished with 1-6.

Diarmuid Connolly completes return as Dublin star comes off the bench for St Vincent's Back In Business This post contains videos

Diarmuid Connolly completes return as Dublin star comes off the bench for St Vincent's

The 31-year-old replaced Eamonn Fennell in the second half as St Vincent’s defeated Castleknock.

# diarmuid-connolly - Tuesday 4 September, 2018

'We have the highest regard for Diarmuid' - Dublin door not closed for Connolly

The star forward last lined out for Dublin in a league game in February.

# diarmuid-connolly - Monday 27 August, 2018

Diarmo's winning matches! Connolly points Donegal Boston to senior championship title

Diarmuid Connolly scored 0-12 for Donegal Boston in the final.

# diarmuid-connolly - Sunday 1 July, 2018

Diarmo's winning matches! A familiar face made his first appearance Stateside today

Diarmuid Connolly is playing for Donegal Boston this summer.

# diarmuid-connolly - Thursday 21 June, 2018

'One of the lads got me a mug that goes from my face and turns into his!' The Dub sub mistaken identity

The Dublin defender on being confused for Connolly, his Meath family background and staking a claim to start.

# diarmuid-connolly - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Diarmuid Connolly joining host of inter-county stars at Boston club for the summer

The two-time All-Star will line out alongside Brendan Murphy, Liam Silke and Eoin McHugh at Donegal Boston.

# diarmuid-connolly - Monday 4 June, 2018

'I don’t think it will do him any harm' - Gilroy on Connolly's US summer move

Diarmuid Connolly is reportedly set to spend the next couple of months playing football in the States.

# diarmuid-connolly - Friday 4 May, 2018

Connolly 'hasn't been available', return of Flynn and defensive injuries as Dublin gear up for championship

Dublin boss insists there is ‘a duty of care’ to be shown to an amateur player.

# diarmuid-connolly - Thursday 12 April, 2018

No Connolly in starting team as St Vincent's begin Dublin senior title defence

The Dublin star was listed in the match programme at centre-forward.

# diarmuid-connolly - Monday 2 April, 2018

'Diarmuid and I agreed that what was best was that he'd take a rest'

Jim Gavin is hopeful Diarmuid Connolly will rejoin the Dublin squad for the championship.

# diarmuid-connolly - Monday 25 December, 2017

Brewing up a storm - 12 GAA controversies that hit the headlines in 2017

The Super 8s, Diarmuid Connolly and Davy Fitzgerald all hit the headlines this year.

# diarmuid-connolly - Sunday 24 December, 2017

Tony Keady tributes and Jack McCaffrey's cheeky celebration - the top 7 Sunday Game moments of 2017

Here’s some of the best moments from the GAA’s flagship TV programme.

# diarmuid-connolly - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

'Me and Mr Gilroy had a bit of a falling out' - Diarmuid Connolly on quitting the Dublin panel in 2010

Connolly credits Gilroy with changing the mentality of the Dublin football squad during his time in charge.

# diarmuid-connolly - Friday 3 November, 2017

From Dublin star Connolly 'acted despicably' in civil case over assault, court told Diarmuid Connolly

Dublin star Connolly 'acted despicably' in civil case over assault, court told

Connolly pleaded guilty to the assault.

# diarmuid-connolly - Monday 30 October, 2017

Connolly adds to his incredible medal haul as St Vincent's eye more silverware

“It’s only one part of the journey,” Vinnies boss Brian Mullins stated after the game.

# diarmuid-connolly - Saturday 30 September, 2017

Diarmuid Connolly puts on an exhibition of crisp passing in the Dublin championship Dublin Championship This post contains videos

Diarmuid Connolly puts on an exhibition of crisp passing in the Dublin championship

The St Vincent’s player had a huge influence on their victory over St Sylvester’s in the quarter-final last night.

# diarmuid-connolly - Sunday 17 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly wore a vest during the All Ireland warm up and it caused quite a stir See My Vest

Dublin's Diarmuid Connolly wore a vest during the All Ireland warm up and it caused quite a stir

Joe Brolly: “If I had a body like that I’d be wearing a vest as well.”

# diarmuid-connolly - Saturday 26 August, 2017

No room for Connolly as Jim Gavin names his Dublin side for Tyrone semi-final

The reigning All-Ireland champions have announced an unchanged starting team.

# diarmuid-connolly - Friday 25 August, 2017

Open Thread: Should Jim Gavin start Diarmuid Connolly against Tyrone on Sunday?

Connolly’s 12-week ban runs out on Saturday night.

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