TOMMY MARTIN: Life’s a beach for new Limerick generation

I won’t lie, the first time my wife took me to Ballybunion, I wasn’t blown away, writes Tommy Martin

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TOMMY MARTIN: Sky still Premier League’s natural home but change is coming

On February 14 this year shares in Sky plc rose 3% following the news that the
company had retained Premier League TV rights for the three seasons beginning in 2019/20.

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TOMMY MARTIN: Sky still Premier League’s natural home but change is coming

On February 14 this year shares in Sky plc rose 3% following the news that the
company had retained Premier League TV rights for the three seasons beginning in 2019/20.

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TOMMY MARTIN: Like sugar and social media, we consume Premier League while kinda sure it’s bad for us

Football’s back! Which, incidentally, is something you only say if you enjoy deliberately trolling League of Ireland fans.

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TOMMY MARTIN: Can the ‘spirit of sport’ withstand brainpower of superhuman performance?

We need to talk about transcranial direct-current stimulation.
Wait! Wait! Come back!

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TOMMY MARTIN: Society too dumb to heed sport’s inclusive message

Ultimately the exploits of Les Bleus won’t solve political tensions in France, says Tommy Martin

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TOMMY MARTIN: Beating Dublin in Croke Park is like blowing up the Death Star

Croke Park has been treated by the GAA public lately as if it were a vacuous hunk on the receiving end of a particularly awkward Love Island dumping.

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TOMMY MARTIN: So, would you let your kid wear an England jersey?

“Dad, I’m cheering for England in the World Cup!”

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TOMMY MARTIN: The dangers of creating slaves to the warrior code

Why do GAA players look so miserable on the front cover of their autobiographies?

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TOMMY MARTIN: Women working hard for a place on the punditry sofa

There was a time when a woman’s place on TV coverage of the World Cup was restricted to leering crowd shots of female fans.

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TOMMY MARTIN: Nostalgia is a disease and we’ve got World Cup fever

Do you remember the first time?

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TOMMY MARTIN: Hurling has gone electric, while football still thrums away on a banjo

Monkeys, it turns out, have a highly developed understanding of the concept of fairness, writes Tommy Martin.

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TOMMY MARTIN: The spoiled children of Europe, Real Madrid’s glory hunters show Sterling how it’s done

It was a shameless act. Premeditated. Despicable, disgusting, dastardly. Did he mean it? Of course he did.

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TOMMY MARTIN: Echoes of Lisbon in inspiring rise of Anfield everyman

In the tunnel underneath the Estadio Nacional in Lisbon moments before the 1967 European Cup final, Celtic’s players lined up alongside their opposition, Inter Milan.

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