But luckily the plucky gran of 17 had a souvenir from home - a shillelagh
hanging on her wall.
Hackett said he will take the Shillelagh
, which is a Gaelic war club and resembles a wooden mallet, to South Bend and place it in the locker room for the team to view before the game.
In the same year he also received the Shillelagh
Award by the Leprechaun Society of Clinton.
Cecil Tomkins, 63, denies he murdered Walter Tomkins, 66, at Shillelagh
, Co Wicklow on July 1, 2010.
maker Liam Kealy said the art of making the traditional Irish walking stick was disappearing.
And Dessie Hughes, who trains the five-year-old for John Kenny, owner of the Central House pub in Shillelagh
, County Wicklow, was justifiably impressed with the performance, commenting: "He was very good.
CLINTON -- The Leprechaun Convention is Saturday, March 14, and Ed "Himself'' Sheridan and his crew are looking for nominations for the annual Shillelagh
Gda Murray told Dominic McGinn SC, prosecuting, he had arrived at the house in Cronlea, Shillelagh
, at 8pm and spoke to the accused's younger brother Charles Tomkins there.
Notre Dame - nicknamed The Fighting Irish - has sported the leprechaun, complete with a shillelagh
, on its jerseys for more than 100 years.
One thing he doesn't do is show the horse too much of the shillelagh
A compromise has been reached on the great Shillelagh
In a 43 minutes second half with the wind, Rathnew threw everything at the first-timers but the combination of Coolkenno and Shillelagh
players held their nerve under pressure to carve out victory by this wafer thin margin.