The silver liningBMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b4072 (Published 06 October 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4072
- Liam Farrell, general practitioner, Crossmaglen, County Armagh
Each September, at Croke Park, when the ball is thrown in at the all Ireland Gaelic football final, every true Irishman’s heart beats a little faster. It is our spiritual home, but for many years it had been a bitter vale of tears for County Armagh.
Until 2002. That year our team had a vigour, a sense of purpose—maybe this year would be different, maybe this year we would take the Sam Maguire Cup home for the very first time.
Orange and white flags and …