So there I was, roysh, class legend, schools rugby legend, basically all-round legend, when someone decides you can't, like, sit the Leaving Cert four times. Well that put a focking spanner in the works.
The second, like, un-focking-missable book from Ross O'Carroll-Kelly
Cocooning with her ninety-year-old Aunt is not the life Helen imagined when she came home to Dublin after 30 years in London. Bickering, bitching, masking-up for rare outings, The Stairlift Ascends is a Twitter diary of our time trying to live together, surviving the pandemic: and each other!
This book, jammed with hilarious reflections on what it is to be Irish, will have you nodding in agreement with every turn of the page. And for those who don’t have the good fortune to come from the Emerald Isle, it will explain a lot!
Continues the story of veterinary surgeon Gillian Hick's escapades among the animal population. She continues her stories about the ever-varied, often-harried, amusing but always interesting life of a general-practice vet.
Vet on a Mission tells the story of a wife and mother of three who sets up her own small animal veterinary practice – the tears, the laughter and the whirlwind of chaos that follows!
Whether castrating horses or tending to stoned Alsatians, Gillian Hick's sense of humour never deserts her in this engaging account of her life as a vet.
A pint-sized draft of potent mirth and malarkey from Oscar Wilde, Jonathan Swift, Brendan Behan, and many other wags, on love and marriage to death and dying and everything in between.
The Feckin' collection returns with a funny, original and quirky take on some of Ireland's most famous faces! Illustrated with photographs and cartoons, the book covers key Irish figures across the millenia.
Oscar Wilde is probably the most quoted and quotable man in history. His genius manifested itself in his plays and poetry but he is equally famous for his penetrating wit, humour and brilliant repartee. A fantastic selection of hundreds of his most memorable insults, quips and quotations.
So how Irish are you? Check out this book of Irish-isms to see just how 'green' you really are! Humourous and fun, this book combines some of the classic Irish quirks with the more recent additions of what it means to be Irish.