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G’wan Gladys …Ya Gerl Ya!

A little known fact about me is that I used to run the odd Marathon…but mostly Half Marathons and 10kms. So best wishes to Gladys Ganiel O’Neill who not only happens to be the author of a lot of blogs … Continue reading

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Congratulations To St Patricks And Our Ladys College

Congratulations to St Patricks and Our Ladys College from East Belfast who beat St Malachys in the “IFA” Norn Iron Schools Cup Final at Solitude yesterday. Back in 1968, my old school St Marys CBS moved from Barrack Street in … Continue reading

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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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Tarnished Gold Medals?

This week Ruta Meilutyte who is 15 years old and from Lithuania won a Gold Medal for Swimming at the London Olympics. Fair play to her. This week Ye Shiwen who is 16 years old and from PR China won … Continue reading

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Fionnuala Britton…European Cross Country Champion

In Ireland, we need all the good news we can possibly get. Congratulations to Fionnuala Britton who won the Gold Medal at the European Cross Country Championships in Slovenia today. Put that in your pipe and smoke it…. Angela Merkel, … Continue reading

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Football Is A Political…..er Football

Football (ie Soccer)  is the World Game. Ireland has TWO teams, the “Republic of Ireland” (representing the 26 counties) and “Northern Ireland” (representing the six counties). Now that might mean that people in Norn Iron actually support “Northern Ireland” but … Continue reading

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What This Blog Is All About

Welcome to a wide ranging and hopefully interesting Blog on (mostly Irish) Politics, Culture, Sport, Television and basically anything that takes my interest.

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