2010. The coalition government became a thing, it was the International Year of Biodiversity (who knew?), that massive smoke plume spewed out of Mount Eyjafjallajökull and grounded every plane in the world for what seemed like ages, and Ireland won at Twickenham. They haven’t done it since.
If you are Irish, relive that glorious day below, featuring a brace of Tommy Bowe tries, a well executed drop goal (remember them?), and James Haskell missing a tackle, much to this blog’s delight.