Cardiff: Rugby and Song

Many were perplexed with my decision not to travel to Dublin to support Kerry in the All-Ireland Football Final on Sunday 20th September last. Matters of national importance took precedence that weekend, and so I found myself travelling to Cardiff to see Ireland’s opening game in the Rugby World Cup against Canada. With the sixty-minute … Continue reading Cardiff: Rugby and Song

Broken Hearts and Empty Wallets

I’ve had my heart broken in 2013. Twice in fact. First by the Jacks and then by the All-Blacks. It was no consolation that commentators and pundits termed the Kerry-Dublin match on the 1st September as the greatest game played between the two long-term rivals. And the close defeat by New Zealand on 24th November, … Continue reading Broken Hearts and Empty Wallets