Scroll back to last March and you would have found Faye McCarthy on a beach in Barcelona, making locals do a double-take whenever she arrived with her hurl and sliotars to do some training.
With distance comes some perspective, or, at the very least, a temporary escape. Diarmuid O'Connor was still reeling from Mayo's third-round All-Ireland Qualifier defeat by Kildare and, literally just stepping off the bus home from Newbridge, when his phone rang.
During the summer, we immersed Jeff and Kammy in all aspects of the GAA as they toured Ireland in a bid to understand how club fuels county. Watch all 8 episodes here