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A Dub in Cork, like.

A Dub in Cork, like.

  Growing up in Swords, I never expected to live anywhere else. I wasn’t a full Dub in the eyes of my peers. A Father from Wexford and a Mother from Cahirsiveen in deepest South Kerry meant I was often defending my born and raised Dubness. I was told I had a country accent when I was at home, and a Dublin accent when I was holidaying in Kerry. Of course, I didn’t realise it at the time, but that…

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Cúl Camps, Gaelic Games and me.

Cúl Camps, Gaelic Games and me.

My daughters are attending Cúl Camp for the first time this week. They never wanted to go before. During the school year a coach from the local club, Aghada, was in to school to provide coaching and both my girls got hooked. How bad. They’ve even joined the club. Dry evenings are now spent practicing skills in the garden. I mostly climb over the wall to get the ball back. Cúl Camps consists of both football and hurling. The girls…

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