[The University Times] “In ‘Champagne Football’, Practices and Cultures That Transcend Sport”

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Mark Tighe’s book might have “football” in the title, but the reporting inside it is indicative of something far beyond sport.

At a Zoom webinar hosted by Dottie Schindlinger, the executive director of the Diligent Institute, Tighe discussed the ramifications for Irish society broadly of his reporting with Champagne Football co-author Paul Rowan. The lessons to be taken are important “even for those of us who know nothing about Irish football”, Schindlinger pointed out.

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The University Times, Commentary, “In ‘Champagne Football’, Practices and Cultures That Transcend Sport” by Emer Moreau