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Monday 5 December 2016

Small world

Published 23/09/2011 | 05:00

•To add to Tony Wallace's sentiments, the Irish walloping of the Wallabies was one amazing event. And yet -- and maybe it's that I'm an Englishman and suffering from a cultural blindspot -- the GAA All Ireland Final game between two areas of this island has completely taken prominence over the global victory over Australia.

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Even RTE, which advertised the rugby highlights on RTE 2, altered the programme to discuss the dramatic, last-gasp winning kick in the GAA game for an hour. I realise we non-Irish on this island have to respect local culture so I'll leave it at that.

Victor Feldman
Ringsend, Dublin

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