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The Voice of GAA Hangs Up The Mic

September 20, 2010


. Thursday 16th September 2010: . I am driving to Dublin with my mother. Although I am a CD and MP3 person, my mother insists we listen to the radio on the trip northwards so Today FM is displayed across the LCD screen. . Ray D’Arcy is reading out texts, one of which grabs my […]

One Night In Istanbul @ Grand Canal Theatre Reviewed

June 12, 2010


Sports fans can be scary people. I should know, I am one. But at Grand Canal Theatre last week, I was privy to a very different theatrical experience in Nicky Allt’s Liverpool soccer tribute, One Night In Istanbul. The foyer is filled with Liverpool jerseys on entry. It feels like I’m in Belfast or Rosslare […]

When A Jersey Is More Than Just A Jersey

February 4, 2010


. So I’m writing a one act play at the moment and there is a point in it where a jersey is very instrumental to the characters. And it got me thinking about jerseys in general and the purpose of them, and why we spend obscene amounts of money on, maybe a new one every […]