A little-known law which prohibits people dying while in the Houses of Parliament has been voted the UK‘s most ludicrous piece of legislation. The punishment for offenders was not included in the statute books.
One day while he was at the track betting on the ponies and nearly losing his shirt, Mitch noticed a priest who stepped out onto the track and blessed the forehead of one of the horses lining up for the fourth race. Mitch was a Protestant but he knew the difference between religion and business.
Eventually in the second half of the nineteenth century the ill-fated Goraghwood to Armagh railway extension was completed. Local papers record that the navvies working on this section were a constant source of trouble in the district.
In view of recent ‘political and security developments’ we sent our roving reporter to the Ardmore Fortress on the Downshire Road, in search of an interview with a real, live, local PSNI man (or woman).