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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 […]

Ireland’s ‘Grand’ Year of Rugby

November 30, 2009


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 […]