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Quickfire questions with Finian Bourke



Quickfire Questions

Name: Finian J Bourke
Club: Ballintubber Age: 20  
Occupation: Accountant

Strangest thing you did to pass the time during lockdown?
Started restoring an old cottage (up to my eyes in Devils Ivy).

Biggest thing you miss about using the dressing-rooms?
Showers – they are more powerful than my own house.

Best thing about social distancing?
Great for testing elastic on Stephen O’Malley’s jersey – nearly stretches to two metres.

Best thing about wearing a mask?
Tearing it off when you get back in the car.

Favourite song to wash your hands to?  
Kenny Rogers – The Gambler.

What’s your guilty pleasure TV show?
Killinaskully; The Late Late Show when it comes back.

Which three celebrities would you meet for a socially distant drink?
Warren Buffett, Michael Collins and Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh.

One thing people don’t know about you?
I have never been booked by a referee.

Best place for a Mayo staycation?
Bourke’s Glamping, Clogher (watch this space).

If you could go anywhere in the world right now?
Semple Stadium, Thurles. Munster Final Day. Sun cracking the stones.

One old match you’d love to watch back?
Dennis Taylor vs Steve Davis in 1985 World Snooker Championship Finals.

What do you miss most about life pre-Covid?
Shaking hands with anyone.

Sum up the new normal in three words?

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