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Back home

Our idyllic Italian sojourn is over: we’re back to the leaden skies and stupidly low temperatures that the rest of you have had to put up with over the last few weeks, although I hear there’s some talk of the weather picking up somewhat by the weekend. We’re back well in time for the draw for the All-Ireland Quarter-Finals this […]

The referee

As he revealed in the comments a little earlier on today, ontheroad is just back from Medjugorje but, man of many talents that he is, he composed this topical piece before he left. His wife walks in and hands him the freshly ironed towel. Folding it he places the towel on top of his little black bag. Finally with a […]

Learning from the Dubs

The site’s host may have sloped off to the sun (and sunny it sure is over here, hombres) but the show must go on and helping it do so with another twist in the guest chair is FourGoal McGee who provides some thoughts on how our footballing prospects could be improved by taking a leaf from another county’s book. A […]

Sunday September 29th 1996

Our championship ambitions for 2011 would seem to stretch no further than a possible provincial title and the need to avoid embarrassment if and when we make it to Croke Park.  If this is truly our aim for this year, it’s worth reminding ourselves, as ontheroad does here in his latest appearance on the guest slot, that we weren’t always […]

Sunday July 21st 1968

I’m delighted to welcome back into the guest slot ontheroad who sets out some evocative memories of the first major championship clash he attended – against Galway, who else? – at McHale Park slightly more than a few years ago. Our green Morris Minor nicknamed Lizzy motored towards Castlebar. Lizzy’s registration number was LIZ 249. She had a shiny bottle […]