Wednesday 24 May 2017

Limerick deserves this game - it's a sporting city worth fighting for

Limerick Gaelic Grounds ahead of the Semi-Final replay between Kerry and Mayo
Limerick Gaelic Grounds ahead of the Semi-Final replay between Kerry and Mayo
Kerry and Mayo flags fly outside the Ardhú Bar on the Ennis Road, Limerick ahead of the Semi-Final Replay
Kerry and Mayo flags fly outside the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick, ahead of the GAA Football All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final Replay
Groundsman Conor Grene, from Ballybricken, Co. Limerick, cuts the grass at the Gaelic Grounds, Limerick, ahead of the Semi-Final replay between Kerry and Mayo
Billy Keane

Billy Keane

We will begin with a lesson in geography. Question 1.Where is Limerick and why has the city been partitioned from the rest of Ireland?

Next class up is economics. Economists and accountants do not include a column in their ledgers headed 'happiness' and we were told the GAA are supposed to have put money before ethos.

They'll be wallpapering the Premium Suites with dollars after this weekend's big American football game but the bounty will spread down the country.

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