Sunday 22 April 2018

Euro 2012

• Like most Irish people I was hoping for better results for the Irish football team in the Euro 2012 finals.

Hopes were high before each game -- based on some miraculous results in the past.

However, my frustration and disappointment were dissolved by the wonderful attitude and behaviour of our brilliant fans, who sang their hearts out at the end of each game. They appeared to have transcended the generally accepted attitude that winning -- at any cost -- is all that matters, and where cheating has become the accepted practice.

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