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Bonus point result in a Limerick forest hideaway

The Irish Rugby team aren’t the only ones who were taught a lesson last Sunday morning. While the boys in green were getting the stuffing knocked out of them in Tokyo here I was, in my own head, stuck in the middle of nowhere, without a TV on which to watch the match. From the outset of our campervan odyssey in 2017 it was a policy decision not to have a telly in the van as part of our quest for adventure in the great outdoors. So here I was in a forest on the River Shannon estuary pulling my hair out (metaphorically of course, or should that be metafollically? Never mind). The point is we are camped up in Limerick, the spiritual home of Irish Rugby, just down the road from where the maestro scrum-half, Conor Murray is from, and there is no television to watch the rugby world cup. Usually campsites will have a TV set in the campers’ kitchen or common room or in the café, but not here. As the match wore on I gradually realised that I was missing nothing. Glued to the transistor radio,…

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