Michael Moynihan - Columnist - IRISH EXAMINER

MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: The business of running the GAA

“Not half a dozen men have ever been able to keep the whole equation in their heads.”

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MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Trying to decode the Dublin puzzle

So now we know the true secret to the Dubs’ success, writes Michael Moynihan.

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MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: What if Irish stars decided to take a knee?

Ongoing across the pond: the controversy over US footballers taking a knee during the national anthem as a protest against police brutality and racial inequality.

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MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: And you thought life as a sports journo was easy

One of the more helpful types you encounter along the road in this job is Mr Why Don’t You Talk To.

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MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: The day the tide turned for Garnish GAA club

When Michael Moynihan heard that one of Ireland’s remotest GAA clubs had put together an account of its last 70 years, he set out to find Declan O’Sullivan - the man who wrote it.

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MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: EP or Croker? A few minor differences...

The All-Ireland hurling final is on at the same time as the Electric Picnic music and arts festival in Laois, but it’s not hard to keep them distinct in your mind.

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MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Somewhere in a parallel GAA universe...

Hi Joe,
Thanks for the mail and sorry it took so long to reply. Getting ready for this
All-Ireland is actually more of a pain than I’d thought.

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MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Striving for resolution in information age

A few weeks ago I mentioned The Circle by Dave Eggers here — a novel about identity and social media and much else — quoting one of the critical lines in the book: all that happens must be known.

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MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: What tactics will the chasing pack employ next spring?

I’ve already stuck a flag on the Ken Bruen (Galway) versus Raymond Chandler (Waterford) piece, so butt out. Find your own angle.

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MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Religion and the GAA in the 21st century

The easiest way to approach this morning’s column is with a simple thought-experiment.

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MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Food for thought for GAA fans

Book proposal #812: a modernist novel in which a forlorn student searches Dublin up and down for recognisable GAA food ahead of a big match.

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MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Brexit, football and changing of the goalposts

In true nerd style, I came across an interesting documentary the other night about trains and England, and how the rail network shaped that country in terms of commuters, building, culture, architecture.

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MICHAEL MOYNIHAN: Corkness? Talk about squandermania

We were in the bowels of the new Páirc Uí Chaoimh on Saturday as word started seeping through from Limerick, where the Cork footballers were beginning their game with Mayo, one which eventually went to extra time, writes Michael Moynihan.

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