Days like this: All-Ireland hurling Sunday

Best day of the year. No doubt about it. Doesn't matter who's playing, or who wins. For hurling people, All-Ireland Sunday is the best day of the year, writes Paul Rouse

8th September, 2012
Galway and Cork fans at the 2005 All-Ireland final. Photo: Inpho

Head in early to Wynn's Hotel for a pint (just one!) and then down O'Connell Street. A Cork crowd are singing The Banks, while down further The Fields of Athenry is being murdered by a busker. And then by another one. There are three lads with beards, banjos and fiddles playing The Black Velvet Band, and further on a lad with a piano accordion is playing The Merry Blacksmith. The crowd are in good form,...

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