John Roddy’s tribute to Dermot Earley

GORTHAGANNY – ‘The Little Field Of The Sand’ lies not too far from the Roscommon town of Ballinlough. In 1956 the late Peadar Earley founded a club there in honour of a young local republican killed in action in the...

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A game that nobody who was there will ever forget

ON this day in 2010, the most emotionally-charged Kildare game ever played took place in St Conleths Park. Earlier in the day of 26 June 2010, Lieutenant-General Dermot Earley snr was taken to his final resting place. Rarely has Newbridge...

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From President to CEO: Dermot Earley takes over the hot seat at the GPA

FORMER Kildare great, Dermot Earley, will, next month, take over as Chief Executive Officer of the Gaelic Players Association. The...

Friday, 27/01/17 - 4:19pm Read More

Time to say goodbye

  IT was the day before his 19th birthday when a gangly teenager named Dermot Earley made his debut for...

Tuesday, 21/05/13 - 9:03am Read More

It is because of men like Dermot Earley others were inspired to play Gaelic football

Great players are never measured by what they’ve won but by the image they leave behind. Although he might be...

Tuesday, 21/05/13 - 8:29am Read More

Dermot reminded me of Ray Cummins: John Crofton

JOHN CROFTON looks back on the career of Dermot Earley. I actually gave Dermot his first ever senior championship game....

Tuesday, 21/05/13 - 8:28am Read More

More Dermot Earley

More Dermot Earley

Kildare make league semis despite Tyrone defeat

Earley and Smith on the mend