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I dont really read too many books, but i read Donal Og Cusacks book, good read, gives an insight in the cork strikes in the 2000s

PyatPree (Cork) - Posts: 246 - 02/12/2018 17:44:06    2153093

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I have always been interested in the interprovincial hurling and football championships but found it difficult to obtain good information, reports, photos etc.

I read today of Dermot Kavanagh's two books about these competitions.

Has anyone read them? Are they a substantial record? How many pages? Are the photos good with names underneath?

tommy58 (Dublin) - Posts: 148 - 02/12/2018 22:31:54    2153127

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Replying To PyatPree:  "I dont really read too many books, but i read Donal Og Cusacks book, good read, gives an insight in the cork strikes in the 2000s"
yeah but lets be honest PyatPree,nobody outside cork really cares about the strikes.

perfect10 (Wexford) - Posts: 3038 - 03/12/2018 09:12:09    2153144

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I read Davy Fritz's book and loved it,it's a great read,definitely worth a read if your a hurling fan,

Then I read Seán Cavanaghs,Jesus wept!i thought it was brutal,must of his time talk and the parents and the wife,or mummy and daddy as he refers to them,

Does Cahill is well worth the money,if you are a fan of his,lots of Dessie's humour it.

Henry shefflins book is a few years old now,but very good,

Christy o Connor,the club,great read,full of emotion.

Outside of Gaa,Martin Johnston's autobiography is excellent

Philly McMahon s is great

Tipptipp (Tipperary) - Posts: 48 - 03/12/2018 12:14:08    2153170

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Philly McMahon is a great read, I love how it is very little out "we played this match, that match, we won, we lost". It is about everything else.

StoreysTash (Wexford) - Posts: 187 - 03/12/2018 12:52:20    2153177

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Replying To perfect10:  "yeah but lets be honest PyatPree,nobody outside cork really cares about the strikes."
Really!! Well ye had plenty to say about it for people that didn't care.. It was one of the biggest stories at the time because of the national interest..

bennybunny (Cork) - Posts: 3657 - 04/12/2018 22:48:13    2153351

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Replying To perfect10:  "yeah but lets be honest PyatPree,nobody outside cork really cares about the strikes."
Lets be honest, you dont represent everyone

PyatPree (Cork) - Posts: 246 - 04/12/2018 23:13:13    2153352

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The Bloodied Field , about Bloody Sunday in Croker, all about the lead up , what happened on the day and the aftermath, good historical read, has a pretty heavy Tipp emphasis.

Rosineri1 (UK) - Posts: 1589 - 05/12/2018 14:04:49    2153393

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