Simon McCullagh June 23, 2019

Now Boris was starting to warm to his task He considered his team, and who he might ask – First, scores to be settled, he’d ring Donald Tusk To tell him he stinks like the wild deer musk – That back-stabbing Gove, who betrayed him last time He’d make Brexit chief and post him off […]

John McCullagh June 23, 2019

The streets behind the Cathedral were in former times known as The Back of the Dam.  What is now the Cathedral gardens was once the site of a huge flour mill.  Water from the Clanrye River was diverted north of the town into a mill race and the energy of the falling water used to […]

John McCullagh June 23, 2019

The Classical Greek Come sit down a while, and I’ll tell you a story Recall famous glories and honour the deadAnd hope that a smile will crack all of your facesAnd cares and all worries go out of your head.I’ll sing of some lads with exceptional qualitiesAll of them geniuses, truly uniqueAnd a gambler who’d […]

John McCullagh June 22, 2019

At one time it would have been deemed an ‘act of God’.  That would be a particularly harsh judgement on the Almighty, in this case. The family car was travelling through the night and far from anywhere when Pallop Thachao was caught short.  They pulled over to the verge and let him out.  He stood […]

John McCullagh June 22, 2019

In Camberwell, East, where the money tree grows Bozo was snorting coke straight up his nose Bleary-eyed, belching and spilling red wine Till suddenly he heard his mate, Carly’s sad whine “You’re so vain, Bozo, you filthy aul Turk Why don’t you go find some real honest work. Put away your Johnson, Boris de Pfeffel […]