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27th February

01st

Jan

2009 - Anthony Daly took charge of the Dublin senior hurlers for the first time. He oversaw his team in an annual Dub Stars challenge game which was played in Naomh Barrog

07th

Jan

2016 - On this day, Dublin beat UCD in the group stages of the Walsh cup with a score of 4-15 to 3-12. Paul Ryan had an impressive game scoring 2-7, with 0-5 coming from frees.

18th

Jan

2015 - On this day, Dublin defeated Meath in the O'Byrne cup semi-final 1-15 to 1-13, Dean rock scoring 0-8 and Eoghan O'Gara coming away with 1-2 to progress to the final. 

25th

Jan

2013 - Legendary former Dublin GAA player and manager, Kevin Heffernan passed away aged 84. 

28th

Jan

2007 - Dublin overcame Laois after extra time in Tullamore to win the O'Byrne Cup. In a high scoring final, Paul Caffrey's team win 1-18 to 2-13. Collie Moran was captain on the day

30th

Jan

2016 - Dublin hurlers enjoyed a comprehensive Walsh Cup final victory over Wexford. Ger Cunningham's men produced an excellent attacking display to secure a 1-22 to 1-12 victory

03rd

Feb

2007 - On this day, Dublin played their first game under floodlights in Croke Park against Tyrone with a crowd of 81,000 people

08th

Feb

2008 - Jason Sherlock scored two late goals to help Dublin complete a late comeback to beat Longford in the O'Byrne Cup final under lights in Parnell Park

10th

Feb

2013 - Paul Ryan top scores with 0-12 as Dublin hurlers beat Wexford 1-19 to 0-16 to claim Walsh Cup victory

21st

Feb

2010 - Dublin college DCU win the O'Byrne Cup. Back boned by Dublin footballers Bryan Cullen, Paddy Andrews, Jonny Cooper and Kevin Nolan, the college side beat Louth 1-15 to 0-17

27th

Feb

2011 - Dublin hurlers beat Kilkenny 2-17 to 2-13 in the Walsh Cup final in Parnell Park. It is our first Walsh Cup victory since 2003.

28th

Feb

1892 - On this day Dublin, represented by club champions Young Ireland, won Dublin's first ever Senior Football Championship defeating Cork (Clondrohid) 2-1 to 1-9. A goal back then exceeded any amount of points. This was the last game to be played with that rule. The 1891 final was delayed until this day in 1892

01st

Mar

1963 - On this Day in 1964 the first ever All Stars, then called Cú Chulainn awards were presented, Dublin dual star Des Foley was selected at mid field on both the hurling and the football teams of the year. His brother Lar Foley took away the Footballer of the year award that same year.

10th

Mar

1975 - UCD won the All Ireland Club Final on this day in 1975. It was a famous double for the Dublin college as they had won Dublin's first Club All Ireland title 11 months earlier.

14th

Mar

1976 - On this day St. Vincents won their first ever All Ireland Club Football title beating Roscommon Gaels 4-10 to 0-5. Five of the Vincent's team, Jimmy Keaveney, Gay O'Driscoll, Brian Mullins, Tony Hanahoe and Bobby Doyle, would also start and win both National League and All Ireland titles this year. Heffo was manager of both.

18th

Mar

1990 - Dublin footballers face Tyrone in an exhibition game in the Skydome in Toronto in front of over 30,000 people

23rd

Mar

1979 - On this day Crumlin won Dublin's only Club Leinster Senior Hurling title beating Camross of Laios in the Final with a score of 3-5 to 0-11

27th

Mar

1956 - On this day, Dublin beat Kildare with a score of 1-10 to 1-03 to claim their first ever O'Byrne Cup title

07th

Apr

1987 - On this day the most famous National League Quarter Final took place in 1987, after the game finished a draw in normal time Cork refused to return to the field in extra time. The ref threw the ball in and Dublin scored a goal through Barney Rock playing against nobody. The ref then blew the final whistle and Dublin advanced. The Dubs would go on to beat Kerry in the 1987 National League Final.

11th

Apr

1987 - Former Dublin minor footballer Jim Stynes makes his Aussie Rules debut against Geelong. Stynes went on to an illustrious AFL career which saw him collect the Brownlow Medal for 'best and fairest player' in 1991

14th

Apr

2015 - Former Dublin player, U21 football manager and senior selector, Dave Billings passed away. Billings was one of the ultimate GAA men who dedicated much of his life to St. Vincents GAA, UCD and Dublin in many different roles.

19th

Apr

1987 - Dublin beat Galway 1-8 to 0-8 in a National Football League semi final in Portlaoise. 7 days later Dublin continued their good form with a victory over Kerry in the final.

20th

Apr

1979 - Former Dublin footballer Kevin Moran makes his senior Manchester United debut against Southampton

21st

Apr

1895 - On this day in 1895 Dublin won their third all Ireland as Cork refused to play extra time after the game finished 0-5 to 1-2.

24th

Apr

2016 - Dublin won their twelfth National Football league in front of a record crowd for a league game of 82,300. They beat Kerry by a score of 2-18 to 0-13 on a day remembered also for the Laochra celebration, the 100 year anniversary of 1916 Easter Rising

26th

Apr

2015 - The League Treble!!! On this day in 2015, by a scoreline of 1-21 to 2-7, Dublin won the National Football League Final defeating Cork. Dean Rock lead the scoring with 10 points with 3 of those coming from play.

27th

Apr

2014 - Bernard Brogan led the attack with 1-6 in 2014 on this day as Dublin beat Derry to claim their tenth National League. Dublin had now won back to back leagues after their win against Tyrone one year previous

28th

Apr

1974 - On this day UCD became the first Dublin club to win the All Ireland Club Football Championship defeating Clann Na nGael form Armagh in a replay 0-14 to 1-04

01st

May

2011 - Dublin Senior Hurlers win NHL, first time in 72 years, after beating Kilkenny in final 0-22 to 1-07

02nd

May

1993 - Dublin and Donegal draw a tightly contested National League final. The sides finish 0-9 apiece with Dublin winning the replay a week later by 4 points

03rd

May

2014 - On this day, Dublin U-21's won the All-Ireland football final, beating Roscommon with a score of 1-21 to 3-6 to make it their 3rd All-Ireland win in 5 years

05th

May

1991 - National League number 7 for the boys in blue, after beating Kildare in the final on this day in 1991. The Dubs would come out on top on a scoreline of 1-9 to 0-10

08th

May

1955 - Dublin beat Meath in the first ever all Leinster National League Football Final by a score of 2-12 to 1-3 on this day in 1955. It was Dublin's second ever League glory and also their second in three years

09th

May

1953 - Dublin won their first ever National Football League title, defeating Cavan in Croke Park 4-6 to 0-9. Dublin lined up with 14 St. Vincents players and wore the club white blue and white to avoid a colour clash with Cavan. The only non St. Vincents player was goalkeeper Tony O'Grady of the Air Corps club. There were 37,605 in attendance on the day.

27th

May

2001 - Stephen Cluxton makes his debut for the Dublin Senior football team. The Parnell's goalkeeper helps Dublin defeat Longford in Croke Park

01st

Jun

2002 - On this day Alan Brogan made his championship debut to help Dublin defeat Wexford in the Leinster quarter finals 0-15 to 1-10

02nd

Jun

1991 - The start of the saga! Dublin and Meath draw 1-12 a piece in the prelimenary round of the Leinster Senior football championship. A series that would take 4 games to finally settle

03rd

Jun

1956 - On this day the Dublin footballers played an exhibition game against Kerry in the Polo Grounds in New York drawing a crowd of 25,000 spectators, the Dubs won the game well with a score of 3-12 to 1-4

09th

Jun

2016 - On this day, members of both our Dublin Senior Hurling and Senior Football panels visted Beaumont childrens hospital to deliver the new 2016 season AIG Dublin jersey to the kids

12th

Jun

2004 - Dublin footballers face London in the All Ireland qualifiers in Parnell Park. Tommy Lyons men run out easy winners, 3-24 to 0-6

17th

Jun

2007 - On this day, Bernard Brogan made his championship debut in a thrilling replay against Meath in the Leinster quarter finals to win the game 0-16 to 0-12

03rd

Jul

2016 - On this day, our Dublin minor hurlers claimed their 15th Leinster Hurling title, beating Wexford in a game that finished 2-12 to 0-12

06th

Jul

1991 - This date is best known in the GAA for the final game of the famous Dublin v Meath four in a row battle in 1991, the end of the series that gripped the nation. Meath eventually prevailed 2-10 to 0-15

07th

Jul

2013 - Senior hurlers beat Galway in Croke Park to claim a Leinster Senior Hurling championship win for the first time since 1961. Paul Ryan led the scoring with 2-7 as Anthony Daly's men followed the semi final victory over Kilkenny with a powerful display to win on a scoreline of 2-25 to 2-13

09th

Jul

1995 - Jason Sherlock scores a crucial goal even after losing his football boot as Dublin beat Laois in LFSC semi final in Navan.

11th

Jul

2016 - On this day, Our Dublin Ladies Senior football team bagged their fifth consecutive TG4 Leinster title beating Westmeath with a score of 4-23 to 0-7

12th

Jul

2015 - On this day, Dublin beat Westmeath in the Leinster Senior football championship final with a score of 2-13 to 0-6, Bernard Brogan scoring 1-1

14th

Jul

2013 - On this day, Dublin beat Meath to claim their 53rd Leinster Senior football final with a score of 2-15 to 0-14, Paul Mannion scoring 1-4 to seal the win.

17th

Jul

2016 - On this day, Our Dublin Senior footballers defeated Westmeath with a score of 2-19 to 0-10, Bernard Brogan receiving man of the match with 1-4, to claim our 55th Leinster title and the sixth title in a row.

22nd

Jul

2012 - On this day, Dublin narrowly beat Meath in the Leinster Senior Football Final with a score of 2-13 to 1-13, Bernard Brogan scoring an impressive 1-7 to drive the Dubs forward.

26th

Jul

2008 - Dublin become All Ireland Junior Football champions for the 6th time with a victory over Roscommon. Captained by Denis Bastick, this team would contain a number of players to progress to the senior team in the following years such as Eoghan O'Gara, Jonny Cooper, Michael Fitzsimons, Darren Daly and Bastick himself

28th

Jul

1974 - Brian Mullins wins the first of his 9 Leinster senior medals as Dublin beat Meath 1-14 to 1-9. Mullins goes on to collect 9 Leinster titles, 4 All Irelands, 2 National League as well as 2 All Stars at Inter county level

30th

Jul

1933 - On this day, the Dublin Senior Camogie team won the first ever camogie All-Ireland Final, beating Galway with a score of 3-2 to 0-2

02nd

Aug

1901 - On this day in 1901 Isle of the Sea as Dublin club champions represented and won the All Ireland Football Championship beating London 0-14 to 0-2. The London team were captained by Sam Maguire who the All Ireland Cup is named after.

04th

Aug

2001 - Trip to Tipp! Dublin draw with Kerry 1-14 to 2-11 in the All Ireland football quarter final in Thurles. A late Maurice Fitzgerald sideline secures a replay for the Kingdom

11th

Aug

2013 - Dublin hurlers fall just short of reaching the All Ireland Hurling final. Cork prove too strong to run out 1-24 to 1-19 winners on a pulsating encounter in Croke Park in front of 62,092

15th

Aug

1965 - On this day our Dublin Minor Hurlers won the All-Ireland hurling title, we've yet to win one in the fifty years since

20th

Aug

1929 - On this day one of Dublin's greatest was born. Kevin Heffernan won 21 Dublin club championships (15 football and 6 Hurling). Playing with Dublin he won 4 Leinster titles and 1 All Ireland. As a manager he won another 5 Leinster titles. He also made the teams of the century and the Millennium. Happy Birthday Heffo! 

28th

Aug

1983 - Dubs on Tour! Dublin travelled to Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork for the All Ireland football championship semi final replay. Kevin Heffernan's team produce an exhilarating attacking display in a 4-15 to 2-10 victory.

01st

Sep

2002 - Dublin fall just short against Armagh in a classic All Ireland Football semi final. Tommy Lyons men are beaten 1-14 to 1-13 as Armagh go on to win the All Ireland beating Kerry in the final

03rd

Sep

1961 - The last time our senior hurlers reached an All Ireland hurling final. On the day Dublin were beaten by Munster Champions Tipperary. The final score was Tipperary 0-16 Dublin 1-12

05th

Sep

1938 - Dublin last won the Hurling All Ireland on this date in 1938, they beat Waterford on the day 2-5 to 1-6 with M. Flynn(Garda) and W. Loughnane getting the Dublin goals. Dublin's 1927 win also came on this day v Cork.

09th

Sep

1984 - Dublin Camogie team won the last of their All Ireland titles with a 2-5 to 1-4 victory over Tipperary. Germaine Noonan and Marie Connell were the Dublin goalscorers

10th

Sep

1973 - On this day, the legendary Kevin Heffernan was first appointed as the Dublin Senior football manager and selector on a three year term and in the following year he led the Dubs to Leinster and All-Ireland titles. Beginning the era of 'Heffo's Army'.

12th

Sep

1940 - One of Dublins greatest ever GAA players was born. Des Foley who went on to represent both the footballers and hurlers with such distinction as well as his club St. Vincents

17th

Sep

1995 - On this day Dublin beat Tyrone in the All-Ireland  football final with a score of 1-10 to 0-12, the Dubs didn't go on to win another All-Ireland title until 2011

18th

Sep

2011 / 1983 - In 2011 Stephen Cluxton kicked the winning point from a free in the All Ireland Final to bring Sam back to the capital after a 16 year gap. The free is one of the most iconic images from recent GAA history. Exactly 28 years earlier to the day, twelve man Dublin beat 14 man Galway by 2 points. Those twelve players are now best known as the Twelve Apostles in Dublin GAA foclóir

20th

Sep

2015 - Dublin beat Kerry in the All Ireland football final. The game was played in torrential rain with Dublin running out winners on a scoreline of 0-12 to 0-9. Alan Brogan kicked an inspriational late score to seal victory

22nd

Sep

2013, 1974 - Our senior footballers add another All Ireland to the collection. Jim Gavin follows up on delivering previous U21 All Irelands to help steer his team to a 2-12 to 1-14 victory over Mayo. Bernard Brogan got the two crucial goals in an excellent team display. Also, Dublin won the 1974 All-Ireland Senior football final beating galway 0-14 to 1-06 . The famous season of '74 ended an 11 year dry spell for the Dubs and the same team went on to win 3 All-Ireland titles in just four years.

23rd

Sep

2012 - Our minor footballers win an All Ireland minor title for the first time since 1984. Facing our Leinster rivals Meath, Dessie Farrell's team showed great composure and skill to come out on top, the final score was Dublin 0-14 Meath 1-05

25th

Sep

1977 - Jimmy Keaveney scores an All Ireland Final record 2-6 as Dublin beat Armagh 5-12 to 3-6 in front of 66,542 people in Croke Park

26th

Sep

2010 - Dublin ladies senior football team defeat Tyrone 3-16 to 0-9 to deliver their first ever All Ireland Ladies title. Sinead Aherne hit a brilliant 2-7 to help mark the historic day.

27th

Sep

1954 - On this day, former Dublin football star Brian Mullins was born, a man who went on to play for 11 years on the Dublin senior panel and win 2 National football league titles, 9 Leinster titles, 4 All-Irelands and 2 All-Star awards, alongside numerous club titles

28th

Sep

1958 - On this day, Dublin Senior footballers won the All-Ireland final, beating Derry 2-12 to 1-09 with Kevin Heffernan captaining the side to their 16th All-Ireland title

04th

Oct

2003 - Alan Brogan captains the first ever Dublin U21 All Ireland winning football team. 12 months after losing in the final to Galway, Dublin top Tyrone in Navan, the team produced a number of players who would go on to long senior careers.

05th

Oct

2012 - Jim Gavin is announced as Dublin senior football manager. A former All Ireland winner in his own playing days, the Round Towers, Clondalkin club man has also managed Dublin U21's to All Ireland titles in 2010 and 2012

08th

Oct

2014 - On this day, Former Cork hurler and three time All-Ireland winner Ger Cunningham was appointed as the Dublin Senior hurling manager

15th

Oct

2010 - On this day, corner forward Bernard Brogan is named footballer of the year. After a season of outstanding perfoimances, the St Oliver Plunketts Eoghan Ruadh sharpshooter picks up the top individual award in the game

20th

Oct

1907 - The 1906 All Ireland was won for the ninth time by the Dubs on this day in 1907. Dublin beat Cork in the final by 1 point, 0-5 to 0-4. 12 Kickhams Players, 2 Bray Emmetts and one each from James Gate, Geraldines and Keatings made up the Dublin squad.

21st

Oct

2011 - On this day corner forward Alan Brogan recieved the GPA/GAA All-Stars footballer of the year award

27th

Oct

1996 - Just weeks after collecting an All Ireland championship, Dublin face Armagh in a National Football league encounter in Parnell Park

03rd

Nov

1889 - Dublin, represented by C.J Kickhams, won their first All Ireland Hurling title. Dublin have been crowned six times in total (1889, 1917, 1920, 1924, 1927, 1938)

06th

Nov

2015 - On this day wing back Jack McCaffrey recieved the All-Star footballer of the year award

07th

Nov

1971 - Corner forward Mick Bermingham becomes Dublin's first All Star hurling recipient. The Kilmacud Crokes sharpshooter is rewarded for a wonderful season with recognition on the team of the year.

08th

Nov

2013 - On this day middfielder Michael Darragh Macauley recieved the GAA All-Star footballer of the year award

11th

Nov

2013 - Dublin GAA announce new sponsorship agreement with AIG Insurance. For the first time, all four codes will be included in the agreement with the insurance company keen to show its committment to all aspects of GAA in Dublin

12th

Nov

2005 - Ciara Lucey is awarded with Dublin camogies first ever All Star award. The Ballyboden St Endas star produced a number of powerful displays over the year to be deservedly selected.

20th

Nov

2013 - All Blacks take on the Dubs! New Zealand Rugby players such as Richie McCaw and Charlie Piutau are put through their paces in a GAA skills challenge with some of our Senior Footballers and Hurlers

22nd

Nov

2015 - AIG Classic! Dublin hurlers take on Galway in the first International Series AIG Classic. The match is held in the famous Fenway Park in Boston in front of a crowd of 28,000

26th

Nov

2008 - Former Clare All Ireland winning hurling captain, Anthony Daly is named as Dublin Senior Hurling manager at a press conference in Parnell Park.

04th

Dec

2005 - Dublin football champions Kilmacud Crokes add a Leinster title to their collection as the over come Kildare champions Sarsfields 0-10 to 0-9.

08th

Dec

2013 - St.Vincents continue their good form from the Dublin championship to beat Portlaoise in the Leinster club football final. The Marino men would go on to claim their 3rd club All Ireland a few months later

10th

Dec

2004 - Bring the lights! Parnell Park hosts a floodlight game for the first time as the senior footballers take on Louth in a charity match

12th

Dec

1912 - Dublin County Board was formed in a meeting held in the rooms of the Regular Carpenters Society at 75 Aungier Street. This was exactly one week after Wexford formed the first ever county board, both were chaired by John Wyse Power

14th

Dec

1924 - In 1924, the Dublin Senior Hurlers won the All Ireland Final on this day beating Galway 5-3 to 2-6, Three years later 5 of the team would taste All Ireland success again against Cork

15th

Dec

2015 - On this day, Alan Brogan announced his retirement from inter-county football, summing up 13 exceptional years on the Dublin panel in which he won 3 national football league titles,  11 Leinster championship titles, 3 All-Ireland championship titles and 3 All-star awards

16th

Dec

2014 - Dublin County Board Chairman, Andy Kettle passes away after a short illness. The Fingal Ravens clubman served the county in a number of positions of the years.

18th

Dec

2015 - On this day, the Dublin Senior footballers recieved their All-ireland medals for the 2015 season in Croke park stadium

25th

Dec

2015 - On this day, our Senior football champions visited Beaumont hospital with the Sam Maguire Cup in hand