Now this is pure Irish

THIS IS AN ACTUAL PASSPORT LETTER RECEIVED BY THE IRISH PASSPORT OFFICE—–HILARIOUS! Dear Sirs, I’m in the process of renewing my passport, and I am losing the will to live. How is it that Sky Television has my address and telephone number and knows that I bought a fucking satellite dish from them back in…

Irish slave trade

Did you know ? The Irish slave trade began when 30,000 Irish prisoners were sold as slaves to the New World. The King James I Proclamation of 1625 required Irish political prisoners be sent overseas and sold to English settlers in the West Indies. By the mid 1600s, the Irish were the main slaves sold…

The Murphy’s

Two men were sitting alongside one another at Murphy’s Pub in London. After for a short time, one lad takes a look at the other and says, ‘I can’t help but think, from listening to you, that you’re from Ireland’ The other lad reacts gladly, ‘Yes, that I am!’ The first says, ‘So am I!…

An irish Christmas

You just cant beat an irish Christmas it involves a lot of laughter, tears, panic and a whole lot of love. Here are some things that happens in every irish home 1. Waking up at crazy o clock I’m 37 and I got up at 6am, but families with kids can be seen to wake…

Poultice old medicine

Asif has an infected finger it’s full of posion and so sore to touch I can’t find any cut or anything to explain the the injury. To heal it I made a poultice is something we use in Ireland and my grandmother used to swear by it. A poultice is a moist concoction – usually…

Irish superstitions/piseog

Title says it all really, for anyone who’s hearing for the first time a piseog is a superstition, generally to do with farming and generally negative as far as I know. I’m familiar with two piseogs that my grandfather told me about, one being the ‘sling calf’ where an aborted calf’ would be slung onto…