Capturing a moment

How to review a film like “Time for Heroes” – Hibernian FC’s DVD celebrating their 2016 Scottish Cup victory? Certainly not in a detached manner for this writer, whose family connections with the club go back to 1895. But then, football clubs, and the love they attract, are founded on passion, partisanship, and a gloriouslyContinue reading “Capturing a moment”

NÍ NEART GO CUR LE CHÉILE – there is no strength without Unity

I read two pieces on Gaelic football this week – one by Darragh Ó Sé in the Irish Times; the other by Cahair O’Kane in the Irish News. The basis of the Kerry man’s column was that Dublin were successful, and deserved to be, not because of a superior sense of entitlement as the biggestContinue reading “NÍ NEART GO CUR LE CHÉILE – there is no strength without Unity”