There was something strangely apt about Ireland putting in another abomination of a performance against The Netherlands just hours after Meath’s Rathkenny exited the Leinster Club IFC at the penultimate hurdle via penalty shootout as Scoill Ui Chonaill of Dublin advanced. Now read on… During his 1994 show ‘Live At The Olympia’ the late, great… Read More Brave Rathkenny undone by cruelty of the modern world
When you hear the words ‘Italia ’90’ what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Genoa, the penalty shootout, The Snapper and the open top bus ride through the city streets will be always near the top of any such compilation of recollections for yours truly. Only usurping it would be the memory of the… Read More Life through a different lens
Italia ’90 – even now, mention of the words together conjures so many memories. Pat Bonner’s grimace before that booming kickout against the Dutch, Genoa, Penalties, Bonner again, David O’Leary, the pub scene from The Snapper. Now read on… Another recollection from that glorious summer prompted what you are about to intake. A proclamation by… Read More It’s a fairly safe bet he didn’t watch Italia ’90!