Tag Archives: #donegal

Lessons from the All-Ireland Football Final

Because life is a cycle, the Sunday Game programme had hardly finished last Sunday night when the thoughts of the majority of the viewers were all ready concerned with the most enduring of all GAA questions; who’s going to win … Continue reading

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A Brief History of Donegal

As we head towards next Sunday’s All-Ireland football final it struck me that very little is known in this part of the country about Donegal, and Donegal football. Cork people have strong opinions about other counties. In most conversations concerning … Continue reading

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Mayo’s All-Ireland semi-final win was due to Dublin’s loss of Mickey Whelan

I got a text message not long before half time of last Sunday’s All-Ireland football semi-final between Dublin and Mayo. “Mayo bossing it big time” the message read. The Mayo team were bossing it – at that stage of the … Continue reading

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I can understand why Donegal played so negatively against Dublin, I just hope they don’t set a trend

The question I have been asked most often since Sunday is “did you see the match?” More often than not it has been a rhetorical question because, before I get a chance to reply, the statement “wasn’t it terrible?” follows. … Continue reading

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