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Where to now?

We are comfortable amongst our own. This blog is our blanket, our family, our haven. All our highs, our lows and doubts are ventilated and assuaged back into belief and faith. There comes a day, though, when we can look inward and forget that life outside our personal bubble goes on and maybe, just maybe, that the bus and journey […]

From the bog to the blog

In a WhatsApp group I’m in, one man took great pleasure in Mayo’s late win over Roscommon. “That’s the stuff for them bloggers,” he wrote. I thought that was a tad harsh on poor Willie Joe and his ilk. Or unfair on the Rossies, depending on your outlook. Of course auto-correct was playing havoc with him and he meant to […]

We’re on the road again

Almost a full month has passed since I last touched base here on the blog. College life got in the way big time, so much so that I spent my FBD days fulfilling my PRO duty and covering NUIG’s matches. I haven’t, though, lost touch with my green and red side completely. Mayo born boys such as Adam Gallagher, Steven Conroy, […]

And so it begins again

I love procrastinating. In the run up to Christmas I had exams galore to study for and assignments by the score to finish off. Instead of doing something remotely academic with my time, I turned my attention completely to something else. I am currently doing a Masters in Journalism in NUIG and 60% of one of our modules (broadcasting) is […]

An unbelievable year for David and Fergal

When asked for his thoughts on national television after his man-of-the-match performance in the All-Ireland minor football final win of 2013, David Kenny brought the word ‘Un*******believable’ to the attention of the lexicography department of the Oxford English Dictionary. Sadly the Tooreen man’s slip of the tongue didn’t make the OED cut that year, but an air of confidence and […]