July 22, 2019

Golf Assumes its Rightful Place

After six weeks of Open Champion™ celebrations in Clara, Mullingar applies to Offaly County Council to twin with the home of Shane Lowry and is accepted. Galway quickly follows suit. The celebrations spread. The missing RTÉ journalist is found in Clane, County Kildare where he had been looking for somebody who knew the Lowrys to interview. A Mr. Tommy Joe Byrne claims to have known a man who knew a Brendan Lowry, but it turns out to have been a different Brendan Lowry. RTÉ still runs the piece.

Five Moments in Sport

I wrote an essay, ‘Five Moments in Sport’, and the lovely people at The Stinging Fly published it in May 2019. In July 2019 they kindly put the essay online on their website