Thursday 27 April 2017

Unlike some, the brave Boys in Green didn't want to sever any ties with Europe

Republic of Ireland's Robbie Brady applauds supporters after the final whistle. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire.
Republic of Ireland's Robbie Brady applauds supporters after the final whistle. Photo: Chris Radburn/PA Wire.
Billy Keane

Billy Keane

Ireland we thank you for your courage, your skill and, most of all, for giving us back our pride.

After all the talk of breaking away from the EU over the past few days, for a while we were the Kings of Europe. Maybe we still are.

Five million of us jumped up together and landed at the same time when Robbie Brady from Baldoyle scored in the very first minute of yesterday's game against France.

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