When will be our year?

‘My feeling is that we can win everything…’, Liverpool FC manager Jürgen Klopp said on the 4th of December directly before being unluckily beaten by AFC Bournemouth. The first ever Liverpool loss to Bournemouth meant a four point deficit to then and still leading FC Chelsea. After the draw against rivals Manchester United and the…

Football Teams of Yesteryear

There’s always an interesting dynamic among football fans in Ireland, in that people rarely support their local teams, instead opting to follow a team across the sea in England. You have Liverpool, Man U, Chelsea and Arsenal fans in spades, usually depending on how successful they were when the person in question was a kid….

The Curious Case of Sinn Féin in the Social Media

Robbie Byrne inspects the social media dominance of Sinn Féin and whether it adds up to true political power. Some weeks ago The Guardian posed a simple question: “Does The Sun really speak to more people than Russell Brand?” Many scoffed; it was an absurd question, perhaps the most brainless of the year. The Sun…