Access exclusive podcasts, interviews and analysis with a monthly or annual membership

Become A Member
Dublin: 9°C Sunday 27 September 2020

#John Costello

# john-costello - Monday 17 August, 2020

Dublin chief informs clubs they will press ahead with plans after Covid-19 case

Raheny’s Dublin SFC game against St Oliver Plunkett/Eoghan Ruadh was postponed at the weekend.

# john-costello - Thursday 5 December, 2019

Dublin GAA chief slams RTÉ Prime Time funding programme in annual report

John Costello also called on the Government to address the lack of land available in the capital to develop facilities for GAA clubs.

# john-costello - Thursday 6 December, 2018

John Costello: 'It is neither the root of all fixture-making evil or a panacea for football’s ills'

The Dublin secretary addresses some of the burning topics in the GAA.

Stop the 'city of concrete': Dublin GAA want government to sell Nama land to sports clubs

The Dubs are hoping to break ground in mid-2019 on their new base at the Spawell Complex.

No 'microchips' or 'wires' discovered - Dublin chief responds to critics of All-Ireland winners

John Costello has launched a typically robust defence of the champions in his annual report.

# john-costello - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

'Repetitive' and 'misinformed' - Dublin GAA chief hits out at criticism of All-Ireland winners

John Costello has pulled no punches in his annual report.

# john-costello - Monday 5 December, 2016

Carton's recent Dublin hurling allegations 'totally wide of the mark', say county board

CEO John Costello says that Dublin top brass deal with both codes in a “fair and impartial manner.”

Dublin 'harshly judged' by claiming just 6 All-Star awards after stunning 2016 season

County board CEO John Costello believes the Sky Blues should have had more players listed in the annual selection.

# john-costello - Monday 7 December, 2015

Darragh Ó Sé slammed for 'mean-spirited' remarks about Diarmuid Connolly

Dublin county board CEO John Costello has criticised Kingdom legend Ó Sé in his wide-ranging annual report.

# john-costello - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

'The notion shouldn't be completely laughed out' - Dublin secretary on black card in hurling

John Costello thinks the black card might need to be introduced to hurling.

# john-costello - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

GAA needs to handle pay-per-view talk carefully, Dubs warn

“Overall we must ensure a greater spread of wealth from central coffers,” writes John Costello in his annual report.

# john-costello - Monday 9 December, 2013

Splitting Dublin would be catastrophic for GAA, insists county chief

John Costello has responded to calls from the likes of Colm O’Rourke to split the capital.

'Dublin's victory seems to bring 'Anyone But The Dubs' out in greater numbers'

Secretary John Costello has taken critics of the county to task after September’s All-Ireland final win.

# john-costello - Wednesday 28 March, 2012

Back to school: O'Dwyer wants to learn from Dublin's rising stars

Ryan O’Dwyer can’t speak highly enough of wing-forward Danny Sutcliffe, even if the youngster is “an absolute headcase”.

# john-costello - Monday 23 January, 2012

Vodafone drop Dublin sponsorship for charity SOS

Vodafone drop Dublin sponsorship for charity

The shirt sponsor will cede their promotional rights to mental health charity Suicide or Survive for Dublin’s league openers.

# john-costello - Monday 16 January, 2012

Saturday Night Lights: Dubs return to Croker for 2012 "Spring Series"

Dublin GAA have announced details of three Croke Park double-headers for the 2012 National Football and Hurling League campaigns.

# john-costello - Monday 12 December, 2011

Blue is the colour: Dubs standing firm despite criticism of strategic plan

“There will always be a cohort that tries to belittle ambition and approaches such issues with a closed mind,” writes Dublin secretary John Costello in his annual report.

Dublin GAA chief calls for revamp of All-Ireland football championship

In his report to Dublin’s annual convention next Monday night, John Costello says that a fresh approach is needed to ‘breathe new life’ into the championship.

# john-costello - Wednesday 8 December, 2010

The Morning Score: Wednesday The Morning Score This post contains videos

The Morning Score: Wednesday

Robbie Keane could be reunited with a former manager in January, Ulster looking for options as weather bites and G-Mac picks up another award.