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Could We Dare To Dream?

October 2, 2011

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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 […]

Ireland’s ‘Grand’ Year of Rugby

November 30, 2009

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They say the last time Ireland was in recession, our sports teams did well. Now, being only a nipper I have but vague memories of the ’88 European Soccer Championships and Italia ’90, Brit-busters, etc. If it was Irish Soccer’s turn to brighten up our last recession, it certainly seems as though it is the […]