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Michael Darragh Macauley sends one of the most depressing GAA tweets of the year

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Donegal's Rory Kavanagh skips away from Michael Darragh Macauley of Dublin during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

Donegal's Rory Kavanagh skips away from Michael Darragh Macauley of Dublin during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

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Donegal's Rory Kavanagh skips away from Michael Darragh Macauley of Dublin during the All-Ireland SFC semi-final at Croke Park. Photo: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

The Dublin footballers are still reeling from their 3-14 to 0-17 defeat to Donegal in last Sunday's All-Ireland semi-final.

One of the most poignant images of the championships so far came when Dublin star Alan Brogan was pictured crying with his son Jamie.

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A tearful Alan Brogan of Dublin leaves the pitch with his son Jamie after defeat by Donegal

A tearful Alan Brogan of Dublin leaves the pitch with his son Jamie after defeat by Donegal

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A tearful Alan Brogan of Dublin leaves the pitch with his son Jamie after defeat by Donegal

Jim Gavin's squad are no doubt still down in the dumps given this message on twitter from midfielder Michael Darragh Macauley: "You know you are having a bad week when a homeless guy with a cardboard box is consoling you about the tough week you've had."

Meanwhile in Donegal, three players were flown by chopper to training from Dublin tonight.

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