Monthly Archive: May 2006

Once In A Lifetime

Once In A Lifetime dir. by ,

Pelé Franz Beckenbauer Giorgio Chinaglia Carlos Alberto Rodney Marsh In the late 70’s and early 80’s there was an attempt made to launch football in the United States of America. Ultimately, it failed, but for a few years the New York...

Green Fields

Green Fields by

Gaelic Sport in Ireland ISBN: 0297835661 The waves are hissing the secrets of winter. They arrive here bearing a wind which has lost no sharpness since it left the west coast of Scotland. The roads are empty and frosted tonight. The...

Queen Emma and the Vikings

Queen Emma and the Vikings by

A history of power, love and greed in 11th-century England ISBN 0747574898 Read with Medieval Britain book group She looks a little peevish, although this would not have been the intention of the artist This is the story of Queen Emma,...

We had dreams and songs to sing

We had dreams and songs to sing

The countdown has begun. And I can honestly say I’m more nervous about this match than any other match/sporting event I’ve ever watched. Maybe because Irish teams don’t tend to get to finals. I know Irish teams get to the All-Ireland...