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Chris is getting close to home

You might recall that I mentioned a while back the virtual walk across the country from Dublin to Louisburgh that’s being undertaken by Chris O’Grady. Well, Chris is still walking and he’s now nearing home. The entire walk is being undertaken by the cocooned septuagenarian in his back garden up here in Dublin. He has the back well broken on […]

Football, interrupted II – Mayo News football podcast 2020 E12

The Covid-19 pandemic remains a central feature in all of our lives right now, pushing so many other things – sport included – to the margins. In this so strangely altered world, the Mayo News football podcast has been pushed out of its comfort zone too but we haven’t been pushed completely off the agenda either. In this latest episode […]

Congrats to marathon man Cathal

When times are bad, positive news stories tend to hit home with even greater impact. That’s certainly the case in this worrying and deeply surreal period where the news cycle is almost universally dominated by negative developments. This means that the story about Cathal Freeman’s quixotic marathon-with-a-sliotar, which he completed successfully earlier this evening, is even more uplifting and welcome […]

Laochra Gael featuring David Brady on this Thursday

In these sports-starved pandemic days, the only sporting action that’s on television is of the golden oldie kind. In that vein, TG4’s long-running Laochra Gael programme – this is its 18th series – has featured loads of prominent stars of yesteryear. This week the show features the county’s own David Brady. The larger-than-life Ballina Stephenites player appeared in four All-Ireland […]