Tag Archives: Ireland

How To Do A Marathon Without Training

Writing this post feels kind of stupid because doing a marathon no longer seems like a big deal to me. But notice how I said “doing”, not running. I had aspirations of running a marathon since my mid twenties but … Continue reading

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Vegans Are Trying To Make Animals Extinct, Warn Experts.

Experts have today released a shocking announcement that farm animals may all be extinct in the near future if the current spread of Veganism continues unabated. “These people say that animals are sentient beings and should not be eaten,” said … Continue reading

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Galway Man Thinks He’s A Cow, Demands Respect

“A cow trapped inside a man’s body, that’s how I feel,” said the Galway man in a mooving tone. “I don’t know why it’s so hard to fathom,” he continued, “I mean women get trapped in men’s bodies and men … Continue reading

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Pussy Plans To Run Ten Marathons In Ten Years For Feminist Charity

No, not a cat, just a very feeble “man” with feminist tendencies as evidenced by his desire to support the newly founded charity called The Irish Alliance Of Women Against Men. A relation of top RTE executives, the man was … Continue reading

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Being Hit by the High Seas at the Frances Thornton Memorial Swim 2016

Danger is my middle name. Okay, it’s not really, but I’m not really a COW either. But nor is Batman a bat. Today I’m hitting the high seas of Galway Bay for the eleventh annual Frances Thornton Memorial swim. One-hundred-and-two … Continue reading

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Voodoo, Pixies, & Magic in Merlin Woods

Peculiar is the only word I can think of to describe a rather bizarre experience that I had on Saturday afternoon. I’m not sure if perhaps I drank one too many coffees, was under the weather, banged my head, or … Continue reading

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Bear Hugged by a Hunter

Racism, rape, feminism, sexism, and homosexuality jokes are all part of what make the show full of the kind of belly laughs that bring tears to my eyes and leave my stomach hurting. It is not that any of these … Continue reading

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A Hero’s Welcome for the Connacht Rugby Team

Tired from battle, the boys returned to Galway to a hero’s welcome. Under the yoke of defeat since many years before the 1916 Rising, these chaps are heroes of the same calibre of Michael Collins when he fought the Brits, … Continue reading

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Life Through a Lens

Babies and little children look at everything and everyone very closely, shamelessly. Everybody accepts that because they are little kids and they don’t know any better. When you get a bit older you stop looking so closely at other people … Continue reading

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My Pieta House Failure

Zombie-like, at 3AM this morning, I got under an ice-cold shower to wake myself up so as to photograph Pieta House’s darkness into light walk/run. Pieta House, for anyone who may not know, is an organisation for raising awareness about … Continue reading

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