There's a saying you can't teach an old dog new tricks. Ireland’s football team of the past few years embodied a dog half deaf with a limp leg. Our condition could be attributed to our obsession with consistently looking at the past to guide us to the future. Abject failures in recent qualification campaigns alongside the barrage of criticism of the team instilled in us a … [Read more...] about This Irish team has its bite back after Euro Qualifiers
2 August 2017; Marcus Rashford of Manchester United during the International Champions Cup match between Manchester United and Sampdoria at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin. Photo by David Fitzgerald/Sportsfile “Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything” - Colin Kaepernick (Nike Ad 2018) In the year 2021 food shortages should not exist. Food Banks should … [Read more...] about Rashford shows the way in how athletes can help society
“In stage one, we say nothing is going to happen. In stage two, we say something may be going to happen, but we should do nothing about it. In stage three, we say that maybe we should do something about it, but there’s nothing we can do. In stage four we say there was something we could’ve done but it’s too late now.” The above is the transcript of a short clip from the … [Read more...] about There is a lack of responsibility among those in power in Ireland
Rural Electrification, Flush Toilets, and the Women’s right to vote. All these ideas were far fetched at the time Daylight Savings were first introduced onto these shores back in May 1916. Daylight Savings first came into the public conversation when the Kiwi, George Hudson proposed a two-hour time shift in the summertime all the way back in 1895. His fascination with … [Read more...] about Is there any use for daylight savings anymore?