Northern Ireland’s sport neuralgia continues…

No, don’t panic, I’m still on holiday. But as a thought to add to this clip from last night’s UTV Live, I passed a bunch of three teenagers the other evening in a Unionist majority town in east Down. Two were wearing sports tops, one Down the other Northern Ireland. Is it time for the rest of us to chill a bit?

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty

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