THE HALF DECENT FOOTBALL MAGAZINE

irelandbadgeYou can almost hear the haunting tin-whistle, can't you. The vivacious swirls and broken lines of the new Irish logo add a contemporary playfulness to the plain iconography of a football on a plain background. The circular lines are not quite closed, are they? The line leaves its home and roams around chirpily, but does it actually return to its starting place? Will it return for the wild rose that's waiting for it, in the place where the dark Mourne sweeps down to the sea, one wonders. This, like so many emigrant dreams, must remain unresolved. Read more

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