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25 August 2005 Edition

Re-birth of Galway hurling

25 August 2005

Last year I cut a lonely figure in Matt the Miller's pub in Kilkenny City. Proudly wearing the maroon and white of my native Galway in a city of black and amber I watched with growing horror as Galway went down to a 19-point hammering at the hands of Kilkenny in Thurles. Free article

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Notes from abroad

25 August 2005

As you read this I am in the South of France probably still trying to find out what happened in the matches last weekend. I did my best to persuade Ciara that a trip to Kilkenny to see the Dublin Minor Hurlers in the All-Ireland Semi-Final would be an even better holiday but she is becoming too wise for me. Free article

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