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Wacky Eire

Author: Geraldine Comiskey
Publisher: Dublin : Liberties Press, 2012.
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Welcome to Wacky Eire? it's stranger than fiction. Imagine RTÉ's Nationwide crossed with the cult series Eurotrash, or BBC's Country File mixed with Father Ted ... Now imagine it as a book of true stories, written by an insider who has travelled the length and breadth of Ireland seeking out the weird, the wacky, the raunchy and the downright shocking ... this is Wacky Eire. In this hilarious account on modern Irish  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geraldine Comiskey
ISBN: 9781907593680 1907593683
OCLC Number: 815389121
Description: 1 online resource (315 pages)
Contents: CHAPTER ONE: Rebels; Pothole Man; Cockerels and Chainmail; The Ming and I; HeLL Plates; Achill Henge; CHAPTER TWO: Animal Passions; Woodstock for Farmers; Boozy Bull; A Baaaad Haircut; Where the Buffalo Roam --
in Cork; A Moo-ving Story; Sow Scary!; CHAPTER THREE: Ireland's Soul --
Spirituality and the Supernatural; The Holy Stump of Rathkeale; Holy Joe; Penance on Lough Derg; The Temple of Isis; The Agent of the Devil; CHAPTER FOUR: Good Sports; Effin' Eddie; The Playboy of the Sunny South-East; The Mammy of Cork Football. Gaelic Football is in the Blood ... PuddingRacy Casey Rides Again; CHAPTER FIVE: Showtime --
Showbiz, Showing Off and Showing All!; Losing his Shirt in the Recession; Ladies' Night at the Red Cow; Naked Nation; Calling Elvis --
to Bundoran; There's No Show like a Joe No-Show; CHAPTER SIX: A Wacky Irish Welcome for VIPs; A Royal Nosh-up; A Raunchy Royal Tour; The Royal Wee; Bar-ack of Chocolate; CHAPTER SEVEN: Wild Things; Invasion of the Giant Rhubarb; Puckering up to the King of Kerry; Sharks and Stingrays; CHAPTER EIGHT: Irish Pride; The Real Craggy Island; Ravin' Redheads; Keeping it Culchie. PotatoheadsCHAPTER NINE: Dodgy Dating; Love, Lust and Laughs at Lisdoonvarna; Mrs Whippy; S & M in the City; Swinging in the Country; The Eco-Dildo; CHAPTER TEN: Scary Eire; Séance in Clonony Castle; The Poltergoat; Stubborn Spooks; Dublin's Scare City; A Swift Return from the Other Side; Spook Head.
Responsibility: Geraldine Comiskey.

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Welcome to Wacky Eire? it's stranger than fiction. Imagine RTÉ's Nationwide crossed with the cult series Eurotrash, or BBC's Country File mixed with Father Ted ... Now imagine it as a book of true stories, written by an insider who has travelled the length and breadth of Ireland seeking out the weird, the wacky, the raunchy and the downright shocking ... this is Wacky Eire. In this hilarious account on modern Irish life, Sunday World journalist Geraldine Comiskey takes the reader on an outrageous romp through the real Ireland? where ancient traditions and modern obsessions make lively be.

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