Monthly Archives: January 2015

Mouth almighty

There’s no denying Conor McGregor’s talent, but his false ego and forced antics are doing his sport, his country and himself a massive disservice, writes Ewan MacKenna You didn’t recognise the man that for a few moments last weekend orchestrated the crowd noise in Boston with each brutal punch as if he were a conductor. […]

Amateur drama result of pretending to play at pro

Gaelic games continues to push its players, even though it has started to break both the minds and bodies of its best. Something needs to change right now, writes Ewan MacKenna Not so long ago, the tales were rare enough to startle us. For instance, around the millennium, Kevin Walsh’s knees faced inwards, a stairs […]