Eddie O’Sullivan: Eagles fully committed to bridging the global divide

The old beer ad with Sally O’Brien and ‘the way she might look at you’ came to mind last Sunday. It has become the emigrant’s cliche, I suppose. The cold beer, the smile, the egg you could fry on a pavement, “if you had an egg”. I sat in a small hotel room in Montevideo watching Ireland rein in Australia on TV, thinking how, even though the world is just an outsized village now, Croke Park seemed galaxies away.

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