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The Great Gold PostBox Controversy of 2012

As a stamp collector, I cant really work out why pre-emptive troll Pete Baker, over on Slugger O’Toole is getting so concerned about the Great Gold Post Box Non-Controversy. Stamps have always been used as Propaganda. The background to this … Continue reading

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Katie Taylor

No words are really necessary.

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Olympics, Professionalism and Ireland. (Guest Post)

A guest post from “football cliches”. At the moment, I am what some might call ‘inbetween jobs’, others call this being unemployed but I always find work quite easily so I’m not particularly worried. I had been working by way … Continue reading

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Ireland …London Olympics

It is hard to believe that it is thirty-two years since I attended the Olympics in Moscow. Probably the greatest adventure of my life was going behind the Iron Curtain in 1980. I have always taken a big interest in … Continue reading

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Twenty Twelve

The first series of Twenty Twelve………a comedy about the Olympic Games in London was excellent. The current series is even better. The English have an ability to laugh at themselves and glory in the fact that they tend to muddle … Continue reading

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Olympic Update

Another Irish Qualifier……Martyn Irvine (competing in the World Championships in Australia)¬†earned Ireland a place in Track Cycling.

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