Archive for ‘ireland’

January 7, 2018

Irish Tossers Eye Record

by duncanr

unlike the Scots, who love to toss a caber for sport and demonstration of strength and skill, Irish competitive tree hurling is a much more fun festive thing –

December 31, 2017

Ho, Ro, the Rattlin’ Bog

by duncanr

been years since I last heard this sung at a family gathering . . .

December 26, 2017

St Stephen’s Day

by duncanr

St Stephen’s Day, the 26th December, is called Lá Fhéile Stiofáin or Lá an Dreoilín, meaning the Wren Day in Eire – People dress up in old clothes, wear straw hats and travel from door to door with fake wrens (previously real wrens were killed) and they dance, sing and play musicwikipedia

December 4, 2017

‘One whiff and you’re stiff’

by duncanr

the hitherto little known outside of Ireland village of Ringaskiddy in county Cork – where women are always smiling, men walk with a limp, and dogs have rock hard erections – is going to attract a lot more visitors when this news leaks out –

November 29, 2017

Farmer on the Pull fined

by duncanr

horny 18-year-old Anthony Breslin from Gortnaskea in Burnfoot, County Donegal has been fined £50 after police pulled him over for driving a tractor with no L plates through Derry looking for women –

of course, he’s not the first farmer to use the lure of agricultural machinery to try and woo a woman . . .

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October 17, 2017


by allthoughtswork

Image result for mcdonald shamrock commercial irish bad

Congratulations, McDonald’s, you have achieved Trumpian levels of stupidity. 

August 12, 2017

Irish Bangers a Hit

by duncanr

had a few too many sausages!

an irish butcher has startled selling some unusual sausages –

June 27, 2017

The Fatberg

by allthoughtswork

I finally figured out how Britain has managed to (barely) lag behind America in morbid obesity–instead of eating it, you crazy sods pour your fat down the drain.

Related image

Now, I ask you, is that any way to treat valuable and delicious bacon nectar? Why waste it when you could achieve international fame:

Image result for obese american funny

June 18, 2017

Cork Commemorates Choctaw Kindness

by duncanr

Native American Choctaw leaders have arrived in Ireland to unveil a sculpture celebrating the financial contribution made by the tribe to starving Irish people in 1847

full story –

March 18, 2017

Give Up Yer Aul Sins – Story of Saint Patrick

by duncanr

in the 1960s, a film crew visiting a Dublin school recorded this girl telling the story of St Patrick

the animation is by Brown Bag Films