Drawing together the strands of music, sport and popular culture under the umbrella of ‘Ordinary Life’, this engaging book takes the reader on an entertaining journey through modern Ireland, celebrating the many unique expressions of ‘Irishness.’ This collection contributes to the study of Irish Cultural Studies, and meets the growing interest in Irish music and sports studies in an entertaining and cutting-edge fashion. Accessible for a wide audience, the book captures the spirit of Irish life with examples of events and emotions shared by everyone.