The Boy


The boy’s father, by the way, is played by the great Jim Norton, alias the terrifying Bishop Brennan from Father Ted.

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Need an Irish T-shirt? – A Begorrathon 2015 Post


This post first appeared a year ago in the run up to Saint Patrick’s Day. Once again, let me explain that I have no connection to Hairy Baby Clothing Company. Since writing the piece, I have found two other Irish companies that make deadly t-shirts. Grand Grand t-shirts are made in Dublin and has styles […]

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Will a Finnish Punk Band with Down Syndrome Be in the Eurovision?


The Eurovision Song Contest, the gloriously kitsch paean to Eurotrash pop music, might get shaken up this year if a punk band is selected to represent Finland. As Death and Taxes reports, “PKN (Pertti Kurikan Nimipaivat) is a four-piece punk band whose members all have Down Syndrome—some are also autistic. They’ve been playing together for the […]

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St. Patrick’s Week: The Best Irish Teeshirts to Wear on St. Patrick’s Day (if you want to impress Irish people)


teeshirt by Hairy Baby. Hairstyle by … bed By Niall McArdle Disclaimer: I don’t work for Hairy Baby Clothing Company or have any association with them. I just like their teehsirts. With less than a month to St. Patrick’s Day, it’s time to decide what to wear. You won’t impress anybody from Ireland this St. […]

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