Fans always answer in the affirmative when their team asks: Will you still love me tomorrow? But everyone knows that it’s the passion and energy of rivalries that fuel true fandom. These intense, dramatic rivlaries are what give the Gaelic Games their powerful draw. With exclusive interviews with a veritable Who’s Who of the Gaelic Games, here are shocking insights into the controversies, epic matches and thrilling events on and off the field that such rivalries have generated. This book, written with the intimate knowledge of an insider, recalls incidents that have never before come to public attention. Full of arresting anecdotes, it captures the unique pride of Ireland’s greatest national treasures: Gaelic football, hurling, women’s football and camogie.
An icon in Waterford and beyond, Ken McGrath is one of only three players in the history of the GAA to collect All-Star hurling awards in three different lines of the field, and one of the only men in the last 50 years to play minor, U21 and senior hurling in the same season.
An outstanding new cookbook from the champion of Masterchef: The Professionals 2016, and Scotland's first National Chef. Kitchen Essentials will teach you the joy of home cooking, developing and refining your cooking skills alongside fantastic easy-to-follow recipes.
With a heart full of prayer, Marion Carroll journeyed to Knock in the west of Ireland. For 17 years, Multiple Sclerosis had ravaged her body so utterly that this reluctant pilgrim travelled on a stretcher. Then, at the Mass, an unimaginable miracle. Marion rose, pain-free, to walk, talk and see once more.
'This obsession of mine has brought both joy and torment. The fixation with winning came from within, it roused me and veered on the dangerous.' This is Sean Cavanagh's account of his extraordinary, obsessive drive to dominate his sport.
Looking back at years of magical and memorable moments, SIMPLY RED inspects the funny side of the club's fascinating history. From times of celebration to moments of despair, this book is filled with anecdotes, hilarious stories and outrageous moments, covering many of the club's most loved personalities and (not always friendly) rivalries.