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Seeing as we aren’t in it.

Hugh Curran of Atomic writes:

So basically being Irish this summer means having to cheer for a for a foreign team. Not the most craic during a world cup as ideally we want Ireland to be competing. But they aren’t so lets get on with it.

But we had an idea here in Atomic. What if we supported other teams that wear green? An alternative #COYBIG?

So we created four posters for Nigeria, Cameroon, Algeria and Mexico

*waves tricolour pitifully*


the living room

Last night.

The beer garden of The Living Room, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin.

Niall Skip Murphy writes:

“Hundreds of Brazilians belting out their national anthem [Hino Nacional Brasileiro] before the World Cup opener last night,.Fair play to them…”

It’s no Amhrán na bhFiann, in fairness.

 Earlier: And They Were All Yellow


This just in.

Alan Rua writes:

“I’m the Alan who did the maps of the pubs not showing the world cup. It looks like Izakaya have changed their mind and are now going to be showing the world cup, however the Long Hall have decided and they aren’t showing it. I’ve updated the graphic [above] to reflect the changes]…”

Previously: Freedom’s Just Another Word For Nowhere Left To Booze

Alan Rua Design

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For the month that’s in it.

The ugly side of the  World Cup designed by Kie Carew, editor of new Dublin-based football periodical, Póg Mo Goal, a title focused on “considered design and great quality writing from around the world”.

Issue one features Brazilian photo-journalist Gabriel Uchida, Ron Ullrich from cult-German website 11freunde, and Donal Fallon from Dublin’s own Come Here to Me, alongside illustrators Dave Merrell from Manchester and Dan Leydon from Ireland.

Yes yes.

But can YOU name those four controversial World Cup incidents (above)?

Answers MUST be revealed by 3.30pm.

Referee’s decision is final.

Pog Mo Goal

Thanks Ciaran Le Cool


Ger Gilroy has given it his blessing and Second Captains are quaking in their boots that’s all that matters.

Newstalk go-getters Richard Chambers, Joe Coffey, Raf Diallo and Daniel Kelly collectively known as Team 33 will be blasting out a bi-weekly podcast focusing on all things World Cup.

Richard Chambers writes:

We’re raring to go. Between now and the World Cup Final we’ll be bringing fans the latest news and views with guests from around the world. It’s about opening Irish fans up to how the participating countries are looking at their team’s performances. What sets us apart is our combination of thorough analysis and some great trips down through the years as we explore some of the best and most infamous moments of World Cup history

The Team 33 World Cup podcast will be available for download every Tuesday and Friday from noon on iTunes

Give them the ball and a yard of grass AND a microphone.

Team 33