All Ireland Championship Matches Weekend Preview 10th July 2021 to 11th July 2021.

All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 2021. Antrim versus Laois. 10th July 2021. Parnell Park, Dublin. 2:30 pm. This is the match between the also-rans of the All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship. Both teams are teams that can win the second tier competition, but should be happy to get an early win in the All IrelandContinue reading “All Ireland Championship Matches Weekend Preview 10th July 2021 to 11th July 2021.”

European Championship 2020. Semi Final Previews.

The quarter finals of the European Championship 2020, were mostly good matches of a high standard. Italy beat Belgium 2-1 in the quarter final in a great match of football. Italy scored two fantastic first half goals from Nicoló Barella and Lorenzo Insigne. Belgium managed to find a way back into it, through a penaltyContinue reading “European Championship 2020. Semi Final Previews.”

European Championship 2020 Quarter Finals. Previews.

First of all, what a week of knockout soccer it was. Monday 28th June 2021 has to go down as the greatest single day in the history of knockout soccer. Two epic matches of exciting attacking play, drama and tension, with a shock as well. Switzerland, who are in their own right, a very goodContinue reading “European Championship 2020 Quarter Finals. Previews.”

England 2 Germany 0. Round of 16. European Championship 2020.

England beat Germany 2-0 in the Round of 16 of the European Championship 2020, today at Wembley Stadium. The first half was a tight affair, with England shading it. Germany had a earlier chance when Timo Werner missed a one on one with England goalkeeper Jordan Pickford. England should have led on the verge ofContinue reading “England 2 Germany 0. Round of 16. European Championship 2020.”

Predictions: All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 2021. Weekend 26th – 27th June 2021.

Leinster Hurling Championship 2021. Dublin versus Antrim 26th June 2021. Páirc Tailteann, Navan. 3:00 pm. Antrim are a newly promoted team, have won the Joe McDonagh Cup in 2020 (2nd tier competition of the All Ireland Championship). Antrim had a very respectable National Hurling League campaign in 2021, beating Clare, and drawing with Wexford. DublinContinue reading “Predictions: All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship 2021. Weekend 26th – 27th June 2021.”

Euro 2020 Predictions for 23rd June 2021.

Group E. Spain versus Slovakia. La Cartuja, Sevilla. 5:00 pm. Spain have had a lot of possession so far this European Championship, but it has mainly been slow possession. Spain had a lot of control of the ball in their opening two matches against Sweden and Poland creating enough chances to win the games, butContinue reading “Euro 2020 Predictions for 23rd June 2021.”

Euro 2020 Predictions for June 22nd 2021

England versus Czech Republic Group D. Wembley Stadium, London. 8:00 pm. England have flattered to deceive so far, doing just enough to reach the last sixteen of the European Championship. England looked steady if unspectacular against Croatia, but England were poor against an energetic and hard working Scotland and could have lost that match. England,Continue reading “Euro 2020 Predictions for June 22nd 2021”

Euro 2020 Predictions for 21st June 2021.

Netherlands versus North Macedonia. Group C. Johan Cruyff Arena, Amsterdam. 5:00 pm. The Netherlands have had a good tournament so far, beating both Ukraine and Austria. The Netherlands have played an open attacking game using wing backs to stretch the defences of the opposition. Denzel Drumfries has being the best attacking wing back of theContinue reading “Euro 2020 Predictions for 21st June 2021.”

Euro 2020. Predictions for 20th June 2021.

Italy versus Wales. Stadio Olimpico, Rome. 5:00 pm. Italy have been among the most impressive teams in the tournament, with a great style of football with everyone passing and moving quickly off the ball. Italy have stuffed both Turkey and Switzerland in their opening matches. Italy have looked excellent so far, but there must beContinue reading “Euro 2020. Predictions for 20th June 2021.”

The Mahon Walkway

The present Mahon walkway – recently designated a Greenway, was created, following the construction of the Jack Lynch Tunnel from 1995, until its opening in May 1999.  Mahon Community Association, campaigned for this amenity in their discussions with Cork Corporation, during the negotiations in the early 1990s, on the tunnel construction. The path today stretches from Blackrock Castle along theContinue reading “The Mahon Walkway”