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March 17, 2021 could become an iconic day in Irish history - a sporting Live Aid

Roy Curtis


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Bernard Brogan takes a shot for Dublin against Kerry in the 2013 All-Ireland semi-final. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

Bernard Brogan takes a shot for Dublin against Kerry in the 2013 All-Ireland semi-final. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

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Bernard Brogan takes a shot for Dublin against Kerry in the 2013 All-Ireland semi-final. Picture credit: Stephen McCarthy / SPORTSFILE

It took a dear old friend to turn a key in the lock of hope, to offer an uplifting vista of a time beyond this annulled spring.

And to plant the seed of a post-lockdown fantasy, for when, at last, we emerge from this annihilated life.

For a day of national healing, a sporting Live Aid.