Category Archives: sport

Can Shane Ross deliver the Olympics to Ireland? Of course…with a few adjustments

Shane Ross wants to bring the Olympics to Ireland. It’s possible, but only with a few adjustments. Continue reading

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Brexit and borders: why Europe badly needs Euro 2016

Football fans can be tedious at the best of times, but we’re rarely as sanctimonious as when discussing the social, cultural and political importance of our game. You thought that 22-year-old’s inability to clear the first man with a corner … Continue reading

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The sport that dare not speak its name: The curious history of the League of Ireland

This weekend sees the resumption of one of Ireland’s most curious seasonal events. Across the country people will gather at various locations to scream and shout at institutions whose foundations pre-date the State. If the kick-off of the 2015 League … Continue reading

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