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COUNTRY PRIDE MEETS COUNTY PRIDE!

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23 Jul 2015 Comments Off on COUNTRY PRIDE MEETS COUNTY PRIDE!
COUNTRY PRIDE  MEETS COUNTY PRIDE!

By PETER HUGHES “What a wonderful night to be in Monaghan!” Jimmy Buckley’s declaration at the outset of his high-octane performance on the stage of the Monaghan Country Music Festival on Sunday simply said it all. The final night of the big music event, blessed with perfect weather after three wet and glowering precedents, received the added benediction of the appearance of the Monaghan football team that earlier had wrested the Ulster title from Donegal in an epic, nerve-fraying encounter in St Tiernach’s Park in Clones. By the time the players and their mentors ...