About eleven or twelve years ago, we Limerickers who lived in Dublin turned out to support Shannon against Blackrock in the AIL, as we did for most Limerick clubs. After the game, which Shannon duly won, we all crashed into their clubhouse to sing “Dere is an Isle”, but one of the girls stayed outside talking to one of the Rock supporters.
“Wasn’t that terrible?” asks the Blackrock supporter.
“Not at all,” says our girl. “Sure, I’m from Limerick. I’m delighted. ”
“What??” says the Rock man. “Jaysus, I thought you were far too well-dressed for that.”
This is a true story.