Laura Varley

Laura Varley

Laura is a graduate of NUIG, writes freelance and is an avid follower of Mayo football, the Arts and current affairs.

How do we tackle the Dublin dominance issue in the GAA?

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In any senior-level football Championship campaign there are always popular talking points. Standard topics are the Mayo curse, the quality of play and re-structuring the Championship format, but the reigning discussion this year has undoubtedly been the so-called “Dublin dominance…

4 Times actors butchered an Irish accent

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When you think of an Irish accent, you may think of rural, “culchie” Mayo, the lilt of Corkonians, the slightly inaudible people of Kerry. It might be the selectively deep and selectively high-pitched Northern accents or the many multitude of…