Sunday September 20, 2020

Artistic Licence

What can the arts learn from sport?

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

14th August, 2016
Unless we find another U2 sharpish, Conor McGregor will outshine any Irish star of music or literature this decade

On the whole, I’m glad I’m more of an artsy type than a sporty type. For a while, it was a close-run thing: as a teenager, I played lots of sports and would regularly sit for long hours on minibuses, heavy with the scent of stale sweat, travelling around the country with school teams to play basketball and volleyball matches.

But the lure of loud music, novels and all the arts...

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