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Could We Dare To Dream?

October 2, 2011


Could we? Yes indeed we could. Should we? God, who knows? If anything can take our mind off of the constant doom, gloom and despair of this country’s economic situation; the crappy weather and, worse still, the race for the Áras; it’s our rugby team. The win against Australia two weeks ago has ripped Ireland’s […]

Stamp Out The Tout

September 13, 2011


An article in this morning’s Irish Independent gave me a sense of joy. The fact that the GAA are looking to stamp out the activities of ticket touts is both admirable and right. A day out in Croke Park is expensive enough without having to pay an extortionate (or at least more extortionate than usual) […]

The Sign of a Great Team

September 13, 2011


                        It was a different Sunday to the previous week. Shifting from a crowd of 82,000 to just less than 15,000, Camogie All Ireland Final is an altogether different beast to its male counterpart. A largely family tuned day, the sounds of children filled […]

The Summer Is Finally Here

June 13, 2011


Yes, yes, I know that it’s been raining on and off for the last week. And yes, I know that technically the summer started on the 1st of May and woe-betide anyone who tries to rearrange the calendar to suit their own whims but if I’m to go by my own internal clock then the […]