# Shane Carthy

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# Star
''Once the term ‘Dublin footballer’ was mentioned, people looked at and treated me differently''
Read an extract from Shane Carthy’s ‘Dark Blue’.
# Interview
'The people who said 'you saved my daughter, my son.' Those messages are why I've done it'
Dublin footballer Shane Carthy has just released an inspiring book called ‘Dark Blue’.
# Looking Forward
'My phone would not stop lighting up. People reached out that were going through an extremely difficult time'
Dublin footballer Shane Carthy wrote a moving blog post about his experience with depression before Christmas.
# Strength Of Character
'You have to commend Shane for coming through that. He is definitely a leader on our team.'
Dublin U21 Shane Carthy has been praised by one of his teammates.
# Job Done
Dublin survive U21 battle against Laois as McHugh and Carthy hit key scores
It was a tough battle for Dessie Farrell’s side tonight.
# Team news
Dublin have named their starting XV to face Donegal
Jim Gavin has kept faith with the same team that lost to Cork last week.
# Mental Health
Shane Carthy's depression battle - 'I just had this constant dark shadow in my way'
Things are looking up for the Dublin player after a difficult time in 2014.
# Speaking out
Tackling mental health - 'Shane Carthy was a winner last Thursday without stepping on a field'
Colin Regan, the GAA’s Community & Health manager, speaks on the sporting lessons we can take from mental health week.
# Depression
'I just went completely blank' - Dubs U21 star Shane Carthy on his depression
“It was building up for the last couple of years. It got worse and worse in the six months previous to the Leinster final.”
# Mental Health
'For him to suffer in silence with it for so long, it was a bit of a wake-up call'
Dublin U21 manager Dessie Farrell on the issues experienced by one of his players Shane Carthy this year.
# problems
Dublin GAA star Shane Carthy's depression battle revealed
The news was confirmed in a statement this evening.
# Ready to go
Dublin U21s name unchanged team ahead of All-Ireland semi-final
Shane Carthy and Cormac Costello were injury doubts but are passed fit to start.
# Treatment Table
Injuries to Cormac Costello and Shane Carthy take gloss off Dubs Leinster U21 win
Dublin go forward to face the Ulster champions on April 19th.