The Irish Man Who Invented The Penalty Kick: William McCrum
| |

The Irish Man Who Invented The Penalty Kick: William McCrum

William McCrum was born in Ballynahone Beg, Co.Armagh in 1865. He was the son of the linen millionaire Robert Garmany McCrum. William started his studies at The Royal School in Co. Armagh before moving to Trinity College in Co. Dublin. In 1909, he was the High Sheriff of Armagh. William was nicknamed in the community…

Brother Walfrid: The Irish Monk Who Founded Glasgow Celtic
| |

Brother Walfrid: The Irish Monk Who Founded Glasgow Celtic

Have you ever wondered why there are sectarian banners regarding the Republic of Ireland in the crowd or why the tricolour flag is flown at Celtic Park during every Celtic game you watch on TV or attend? Since 1888, there has been a strong connection between the Emerald Isle and the Scottish club, both on…