Ahh now, about the hurling

A shared love of sport – in this case hurling – traverses all borders, as David Wilson can attest.

From Croke Park to Vicarage Road is a one hour flight with Ryanair

Like a buzzing beer garden in twilight, All Ireland Football Championship quarterfinal day at Dublin’s Croke Park is fantastic. During our family tour of Ireland, France and Italy, we see a conclave of cathedrals but with O’Keefe ancestry in County Cork, this becomes a special pilgrimage. And while it’s Dublin and Roscommon clashing, a vivid [Read more]

Kildare v Derry

Croke Park, Dublin 4pm Sat Jul 23   By David Bruce   For just about the first time since we arrived in Ireland a week ago it’s not raining.  In fact, it’s a gorgeous morning, almost warm, as the kids and I make our way via playgrounds and a series of minor falls to Croke [Read more]

The Queen to visit Croke Park

Yes, you read it right. Check out this piece first published in The Guardian. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2011/may/08/queen-britain-croke-park-ireland