When one ends up under the black cloud that is depression at this time of year, that which should be the greatest comfort and means of healing becomes unbearable. Translated to simple terms – where harvest season should be the happiest, most comforting time of the year for me, there’s partly a wish to be… Read More Winter’s in without summer ever visiting
If any writers, or producers of any media content, have ever experienced the following please drop a line down in the comments. On Sunday morning I started writing a piece relating to the two semi finals of the World Snooker Championship. Specifically, the contrast between the two. The epic encounter between Luca Brecel and Si… Read More Strange Sundays – Part I
There was once a Dunboyne footballer – no names, if you know, you know – who was selected for a county team despite not currying favour with the local Brains Trust. That is actually not unique, as, towards the end of his tenure as Meath manager, Sean Boylan brought Damien Byrne into the county panel… Read More To whom it concerns, it really struck a chord
July 11th last marked a dozen years since Joe Sheridan scored the most controversial goal ever recorded in Croke Park. A guess would be hazarded that even at this stage Meath supporters are sick talking about it. Yet in recent days, once again, it has been returned to for comparative purposes. You see, only weeks… Read More Even silage sides wouldn’t save some of the load from being a problem this time
My first video in a ridiculous length of time, detailing my own mishaps, my thoughts on the situation in Ukraine from a sporting perspective and a quick look forward to the best and most important four days sport of the year.
If asked to offer a synopsis of what my life is all about in as few words as possible, sport and farming would eternally be central tenets of any such description. Yes, writing and Susie and family would be of the utmost importance too. But it would take somebody or somebody or something exceptional to… Read More He knew me better than I knew myself – now there are four very large paw prints to be filled
The following line has got a few spins around the track here over the years, each of them justified. What you will read hereafter is like nothing that has appeared in this space previously. Now read on… Yes we’re on the Covid-19 trail once more. Again, let it be admitted here that at times one’s… Read More It’d make for great television if it wasn’t real
It had to be him. His comforting voice, which had seen myself, my family and so many others through and over so much. Now read on… No secret has been of the fact that at times I haven’t reacted well to all of the restrictions forced upon us by Covid-19. At all. And yes, I… Read More A comforting voice but still an emotional storm
11.55: NO GREY AREAS (PAT KING (5)/MARTIN HASSETT) 12.30: ET DITE – EW – (DANNY MULLINS/WILLIE MULLINS) 1.05: MIRACLE IN MEDINAH (JODY MCGARVEY/GORDON ELLIOTT) 1.40: WOLFE PRINCE (JONATHAN MOORE/GAVIN CROMWELL) 2.15: UPOURDAT (GARY NOONAN (7)/PADDY NEVILLE) 2.50: PAIRC NA NGAEL – EW – (SIMON TORRENS (5)/CHARLES BYRNES) 3.25: LOW LIE THE FIELDS (HUGH MORGAN (5)/HENRY… Read More Selections for Limerick – Dec. 29th 2020
At last, some more of the tools purchased in recent months get a chance to prove themselves useful when a household fixtures and fittings repair job opens the door to another shed adventure.