21 Funny Quotes About Ireland

‘If there were only three Irishmen in the world you’d find two of them in a corner talking about the other. Maria Brandan Araoz (Argentine writer) The History of Ireland in two words: Ah well. The Invasion by the Vikings: Ah well. The Invasion by the Normans. Ah well. The Flight of the Earls, Mr Oliver Cromwell. Daniel O’Connell, Robert Emmett, The Famine, Charles Stewart Parnell, Easter Rising, Michael Collins, Éamon De Valera, Éamon De Valera again (Dear Germany, so sorry to learn of the death of your Mr Hitler), Éamon De Valera again, the Troubles, the Tribunals, the Fianna … Continue reading 21 Funny Quotes About Ireland

Funny Irish Road Signs Found in Ireland

LEFT: A candidate for the best sign ever! (love the parachute guy) RIGHT: Spotted outside a lunchtime Restaurant in Dublin LEFT: Someone had too much time on their hands RIGHT: Political Poster not quite up to the job LEFT: County Leitrim. We agree – dont shoot tourists RIGHT: Dont stand on… something ?? LEFT: 100KM on this road/dirt-track! Please disobey this road sign RIGHT: Dont walk on the water? Good advice! LEFT: You wait there. I’ll be out in a minute RIGHT: Typical Tourist Town Blarney LEFT: Help! RIGHT: It’s not easy being a sheep in Ireland LEFT: The Irish … Continue reading Funny Irish Road Signs Found in Ireland

Some Irish Quotes about Christmas

‘A Turkey never voted for an early Christmas’Unknown ‘On St. Patrick’s Day I to pretend to be Irish. At Christmas I pretend to be good.’Unknown ‘I think after Christmas would be better for publication: I am hardly a Christmas present.’Oscar Wilde ‘There is a remarkable breakdown of taste and intelligence at Christmastime. Mature, responsible grown men wear neckties made of holly leaves and drink alcoholic beverages with raw egg yolks in them.’P.J. O’Rourke ‘I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.’ Shirley … Continue reading Some Irish Quotes about Christmas

14 Year Old Waterford Boy Was The Youngest Solider Killed In World War 1

During the 1970’s and 1980’s in Ireland the annual remembrance of those tens of thousands of Irish who gave their lives in the Great War was met with a kind of muted national indifference. Certainly there was laying of wreaths … Continue reading 14 Year Old Waterford Boy Was The Youngest Solider Killed In World War 1