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“I Text Him Last Night And Said, ‘Look, You’ve Got A Big Part To Play In This Ireland Team”

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“He needs a fresh start.” When James McCarthy suffered a double-leg break against West Bromwich Albion in January 2018, the television cameras panned away to a worried-looking Seamus Coleman sitting in the stands. The Republic of Ireland captain was still recovering from a similar injury, 11-days away from making his return to the first-team after nine months on the sidelines. …

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Hurling Cynics Need To View Game Through A Child’s Eyes

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When I was young, going to a Munster Hurling Championship game was a major treat. From the moment the tickets were bought, the preparation would begin. My jersey was washed, carefully hung up, my nails were painted in the team colours and all other topics of conversation were instantly dismissed.  The car journey to the match was filled with talk …

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Harrington Blog: So, You Want To Be A Pro?

In association with  ___ Prologue – The bicycle ride. Consider the following scenario, you, or your son, (bear with me on the male angle) play golf and are in that rarified bracket of finding it, well, dare I say it, quite easy? A ton of fun, I mean who doesn’t have fun hitting it 300 yards with a baby draw? …

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George Hook: “She Almost Had A Breakdown In Front Of Me”

In an exclusive with Pundit Arena, George Hook has spoken candidly for the first time about the fallout from his controversial rape comments last year that dominated the headlines for weeks.  The 79-year-old was suspended by Newstalk in September 2017 after comments he made on his show claiming that victims of rape should share blame for their situation. The broadcaster was …

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