Eoin tells his son of Euro '88. the excitement is high for football fanatics like Eoin, Shane and Mick, who all work abroad. Now they are in Germany supporting the Irish team, witnessing the highs and lows. For these emigrant friends, home is no longer where the heart is. Home is where the Irish team plays, and there will be many adventures on and off the pitch before the final whistle blows. Also included is A Poet's Notebook, a selection of short poems about ordinary life by the author, with his notes on how and why they were written.