Word play at its most devious

In a recent interview,  St Peter’s, Dunboyne and Meath star Emma Duggan said  it was “very tough” to be preparing for her Leaving Cert without the distraction of GAA matches and/or training. The audaciously talented 18-year-old went on to say … Continue reading Word play at its most devious

Things are bad enough without tripping onesself up

Within the last week, a post was encountered on Facebook, where a mother was expressing her joy at her son partnering his first winner as a jockey. Now read on… The first time anybody achieves something is rightly big news. To the person who achieves the breakthrough, it justifies the self belief and effort expended towards arriving at that point. For their family and supporters, the second point is equally as applicable. As a knock on effect, from the perspective of the protagonist, a big deal being made about it should be a good thing. Alexander Thorne might not agree. … Continue reading Things are bad enough without tripping onesself up