Thursday 8 December 2016

Cormac Byrne: Why do we need the Guardian’s validation?

Published 03/10/2013 | 13:34

Clare's Shane O'Donnell in action against Cork's Shane O'Neill on the All-Ireland final
Clare's Shane O'Donnell in action against Cork's Shane O'Neill on the All-Ireland final

SO the Guardian thinks hurling is great and Premier League footballers are a bunch of injury-feigning prima donnas... well duh! But why do we delight in their approval?

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Twitter is buzzing with the news that the revered British publication has chosen to praise our humble game in an editorial, and we are chuffed but are we in need of such validation?

The English have condescended to praise our “ancient” game and rightly so. Tell us something we don’t know.

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