Dublin has been the dominant force in Gaelic football this decade, setting new standards of skill and efficiency. But it was not very long ago that the county was a byword for underachievement and disorganization. Every year from 1996 to 2010, the Dubs found new and creative ways of losing, of causing their fans to suffer, and of earning the scorn of the wider GAA public. Based on interviews with former players and coaches, ‘Dublin: The Chaos Years’ tells the entertaining and sometimes scarcely believable story of how the Dubs managed to make such a hames of things over a period of 15 years. It also traces the beginnings of the turnaround, as the bad habit of failure began to give way to a healthier culture.