It’s a cracking tune (lovely break @.34) and the sarcastic lyrics seem to be from the view a person reveling in small town parochial life. There is very little on google about its origins. The singer is called Hayes so that might be a link but they are a born and bred Californian band. Anyone?
Interviewing police sources has been virtually impossible since the Garda Siochana Act of 2005, which bans police officers from talking to journalists without prior authorisation. Officers contravening the ban risk dismissal, a fine, or up to seven years in prison.
Ireland took to the pitch with a quintet of debutants, among them, Ronan O’Gara and Peter Stringer (airborne above), hoping to break a 12-year-long record of defeats.
The victory would usher in a golden era for Irish rugby.
Gerry Thornely, in the following Monday’s Irish Times, wrote:
And with one bound, Ireland were free. Just like that. It’s amazing what a bit of pace and variation, a bit of old-fashioned aggression and a little of confidence and luck can bring. But what a day, what a metamorphosis.
It was scarcely credible really. The sun shone for once gloriously on this normally overcast fixture, Lansdowne Road rediscovered its spirit and even the singing was good.
This child continues to wait for his surgery. He was listed for surgery in 2016. This is the dangerous and shameful situation that exists for our children who live with #scoliosis in Ireland. #childrenshealth