Posts tagged ‘ireland’

May 5, 2018

Irish Fighting Talk

by duncanr

a group of travellers in Ireland has posted a video challenging another group of travellers currently in England to return to Ireland for a fight

helpful – though not entirely accurate at times – subtitles have been added to the video for those struggling to understand the accent

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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 – http://tinyurl.com/yayvb288

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 – http://tinyurl.com/yar3f574

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 – http://tinyurl.com/ybd58aea

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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August 12, 2017

Irish Bangers a Hit

by duncanr

had a few too many sausages!

an irish butcher has startled selling some unusual sausages – http://tinyurl.com/y7upglm6

July 2, 2017

You can ask . . .

by duncanr

but doesn’t mean you’ll get

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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 – http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-40304645

September 20, 2016

1980’s Irish Sex Education for Girls

by duncanr

this video is part of a series shown in the 1980s to inform girls attending Catholic schools in Ireland about sex

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June 14, 2016

Reasons to Get Married – No 1

by duncanr

marriage festivala 60 year old Kerry man found guilty of driving with too much drink in him faces a 3 -year driving ban

however, the judge has postponed imposition of the ban until Dec to give bachelor John O’Shea the opportunity to find himself a woman – [one with a full driving licence] – at the Lisdoonvarna matchmaking festival in Sep/Oct (http://tinyurl.com/gmjq349)

p.s. the Lisdoonvarna matchmaking festival is a real event – details here (http://www.matchmakerireland.com/) if anyone’s interested 😆