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!
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.
Everything you've ever wanted to know about sex and love in Ireland but were afraid to ask for fear of a clatter on the ear.
Every song you never wanted to hear warbled again -- and then some.
They're all here in all their glory -- every word, every line, every chorus of the most popular Irish songs ever to be performed through that happy, misty haze of alcohol. The only thing we can't guarantee is your singing.
The almost incomprehensible wit and wonder of Irish slang words.
Can you tell your bowsies from your gougers from your gurriers? No? Well, it's time to stop acting the maggot and find out, courtesy of this invaluable reference book that's been donkey's years in the making (only coddin').
Enough nostalgia to bring a tear to your eye (a bit like the food!).
Ever dreamt of cutting dead some annoying fecker in the pub with a razor-sharp witticism? The good news is that all those Irish masters of the spoken and written word -- Wilde, Behan, Shaw and many more -- have done it for you. All you have to do is take the words out of the master's mouths …
Whether you’re a fine bit of stuff or you have a head like a lump of wet turf, this invaluable collection of Ireland’s most treasured (and irreverent) sayings is definitely worth having a gander at!
Unless you have trouble spelling IQ or are so mean you'd squeeze drink out of a floozie's knickers, grab this Feckin' Book now and get your insult in first!
This deadly compendium of all your favourite feckin’ books is already an award-winner!
It was named Best Humorous Book at The 2007 Benjamin Franklin Awards in New York.
Irish wit is an art form, centuries old yet up-to-the-minute wise, inculting, obscure, profound and idiotic. For years the Irish have mixed wit with wisdom, as they have porter and whiskey.
Those Feckin' lads are back! Packed full of hilarious banter and craic, and jammes with stuff that the Irish are famous for, whether they like it or not! Includes… Aran Sweater, The Full Irish Breakfast, Irish Stew, Kissing the Blarney Stone, The Bodhran ... and the craic to be had at Wakes!
Complete from Affluenza to Zombie Bank, complete with Bullshit Boxes full of what the messers who go us here said before we all got downsized.
For the unprepared visitor Irish conversation can be a minefield. 'How's the craic?' is not an assumption that you are well versed in the properties of narcotics substances, merely an enquiry after your health and general well-being …