KIERAN SHANNON: Big Mick is now Slick Mick

SLICK.

Wherever you stand on the Return of the Mac, you have to hand it to him: if Ireland’s passing game is as smooth as his performance at yesterday’s press conference, then here come the good times once more. 

The last time he landed the job, we all knew him as Big Mick, a moniker that inferred a certain unsophistication as it did a general affection.

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