Posts Tagged with "ireland"

Have a Safe St. Patrick’s Day

March 17th, 2015 at 5:33 pm by Mark
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It’s interesting how everyone’s forgotten that St. Patrick’s Day was a celebration of the official debut of Christianity in Ireland, whereas in a America, it’s a day to get blind drunk on green beer while wearing as much green-colored clothing as possible…

St. Patrick's Day In America: Crazy Party.  Meanwhile, in Ireland...

Most Hated Man in Irish History?

March 17th, 2014 at 5:27 pm by Mark
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Oliver Cromwell is undoubtedly one of the most infamous characters in the history of the British Isles. None will deny that the man was only just short of if the very definition of genocidal, having killed nearly 300,000 people in Scotland and Ireland, with nearly double that amount dying after the wars and massacres due to illness and starvation. And despite those figures, depending who you ask, the man could be a revered hero, a feared dictator or even a reviled traitor.

That makes this image a perfect illustration of the remarkably fine line between funny and clever. Context is key, right?

Oliver Cromwell: My potatoes bring all the micks to the yard and they're like, that famine was hard. Damn right, that famine was hard. I could feed you, but you'll have to starve...

Python Eats Florida Alligator

March 4th, 2014 at 1:45 pm by Kimberly
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Time to pack up and move to Ireland!

BBC News Reports Team Ireland is Team India

February 11th, 2014 at 3:20 pm by Mark
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Someone needs to give the BBC a lesson in geography and country flags.

BBC News: "India Olympics Ban Lifted After New Officials Elected"  Photo caption: "India's team at the London 2012 Olymics"

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