I love how someone from Limerick always pulls the old Limerick Soviet Chestnut out, every couple of years, like it's somehow something to be proud of.
The year is 1961.
Offaly have brought a fierce and dedicated contingent to their date with destiny. I'll hand you over to Micheall O Muirecheartaigh.
"There is a man in space, as I come to you live from Croke park. That mans name is Yuri Gargarin. He would feel a great welcome awaits him as the crowd chant 'Come on Down, Come on Down."