It stems from a tweet by JBs father last night where he (Mark) highlights himself being half Irish. In that twitter conversation it came up. Haven't seen anything like the reaction mentioned above to the news on any Irish forum. And it hasn't gained any traction other than to be dismissed as a long shot / not happening, to be fair. I think its incorrect also to tar all Irish with the drift net brush when it comes to dual lads or eligible lads. I see plenty opinion who don't actually want this. They want players in the side who that jersey means everything to, same as you roverman.