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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'
# Jayo And Dermo
From The42
# Jayo And Dermo

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

Oct 14th 2020, 1:06 PM 10,344 Views 0 Comments

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'
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

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

Oct 9th 2020, 8:06 PM 37,279 Views 14 Comments

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
From The42
# Dermo

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

Oct 1st 2020, 3:30 PM 7,801 Views 6 Comments

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
# We Hardly Knew Ye
From The42
# We Hardly Knew Ye

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

Updated Oct 1st 2020, 3:07 PM 30,041 Views 22 Comments

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
# Dermo
From The42
# Dermo

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

Sep 30th 2020, 10:44 PM 41,773 Views 48 Comments

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'
# Dublin Delight
From The42
# Dublin Delight

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

Sep 17th 2019, 6:30 AM 17,799 Views 9 Comments

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'
# Squad Goals
From The42
# Squad Goals

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

Aug 28th 2019, 3:45 PM 12,418 Views 21 Comments

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'
# Connolly's Comeback
From The42
# Connolly's Comeback

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

Aug 5th 2019, 8:20 AM 41,748 Views 39 Comments

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
# Prodigal Son
From The42
# Prodigal Son

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

Aug 3rd 2019, 12:01 PM 21,323 Views 42 Comments

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
# Super 8s
From The42
# Super 8s

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

Jul 20th 2019, 1:14 PM 13,530 Views 19 Comments

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'
# Return Of The King
From The42
# Return Of The King

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

Jul 20th 2019, 8:00 AM 23,553 Views 41 Comments

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 Return
From The42
# The Return

Jim Gavin confirms Diarmuid Connolly is back training with Dublin

Jul 14th 2019, 12:28 PM 38,255 Views 88 Comments

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
# Always Welcome
From The42
# Always Welcome

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

Jul 4th 2019, 4:02 PM 10,986 Views 13 Comments

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
# Denied Entry
From The42
# Denied Entry

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

Updated Jul 1st 2019, 1:13 PM 52,563 Views 58 Comments

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
# Now Or Never
From The42
# Now Or Never

Gavin leaves door open but time running out on Connolly return

May 27th 2019, 1:37 PM 11,835 Views 8 Comments

“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
# Squad Goals
From The42
# Squad Goals

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

May 3rd 2019, 3:26 PM 7,749 Views 20 Comments

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
# Club Matters
From The42
# Club Matters

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

Apr 9th 2019, 5:30 PM 6,156 Views 3 Comments

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
# FAKE NEWS
From The42
# FAKE NEWS

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

Feb 10th 2019, 3:17 PM 10,400 Views 6 Comments

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
# In And Out
From The42
# In And Out

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

Feb 8th 2019, 11:43 AM 20,341 Views 3 Comments

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
# Cryptic
From The42
# Cryptic

Jim Gavin gives little away on Diarmuid Connolly situation

Jan 28th 2019, 10:51 AM 9,334 Views 3 Comments

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
# Super Vins
From The42
# Super Vins

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

Sep 30th 2018, 6:22 PM 22,516 Views 6 Comments

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
From The42
# Back In Business

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

Sep 30th 2018, 5:43 PM 14,396 Views 8 Comments

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
# An Irishman Abroad
From The42
# An Irishman Abroad

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

Sep 4th 2018, 8:30 AM 10,112 Views 5 Comments

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
# An Irishman Abroad
From The42
# An Irishman Abroad

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

Aug 27th 2018, 8:20 AM 17,309 Views 26 Comments

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
# Shipping Up To Boston
From The42
# Shipping Up To Boston

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

Jul 1st 2018, 9:22 PM 33,047 Views 32 Comments

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
# Seeing Double
From The42
# Seeing Double

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

Jun 21st 2018, 7:15 AM 13,668 Views 3 Comments

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
# Irish Abroad
From The42
# Irish Abroad

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

Jun 12th 2018, 10:11 AM 25,860 Views 18 Comments

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
# Heading Stateside
From The42
# Heading Stateside

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

Jun 4th 2018, 12:00 PM 56,268 Views 29 Comments

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
# Life Without Dermo
From The42
# Life Without Dermo

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

May 4th 2018, 9:11 AM 9,223 Views 4 Comments

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
# Absent Dermo
From The42
# Absent Dermo

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

Updated Apr 12th 2018, 8:01 PM 29,027 Views 46 Comments

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'
# Update
From The42
# Update

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

Apr 2nd 2018, 12:01 PM 55,821 Views 45 Comments

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
# In The Spotlight
From The42
# In The Spotlight

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

Dec 25th 2017, 1:30 PM 9,968 Views 5 Comments

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
# Reflection
From The42
# Reflection

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

Dec 24th 2017, 10:30 PM 15,112 Views 4 Comments

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
# Dubs
From The42
# Dubs

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

Dec 13th 2017, 5:20 PM 40,284 Views 32 Comments

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

# diarmuid-connolly - Friday 3 November, 2017

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

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

Nov 3rd 2017, 2:53 PM 62,783 Views 0 Comments

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
# Eye-watering
From The42
# Eye-watering

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

Oct 30th 2017, 10:52 PM 25,725 Views 19 Comments

“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
From The42
# Dublin Championship

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

Sep 30th 2017, 2:28 PM 7,645 Views 7 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 17th 2017, 4:17 PM 26,191 Views 4 Comments

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
# Sky Blues
From The42
# Sky Blues

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

Aug 26th 2017, 5:28 PM 11,747 Views 14 Comments

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?
# Have Your Say
From The42
# Have Your Say

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

Aug 25th 2017, 7:05 AM 7,371 Views 27 Comments

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

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