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The Thing About Christmas is…..

As a bonus gift for readers of The Brothers’ Lot, we are proud to present this second solstice-related seasonal spin-off in which Lar Lawrence and Con Conway, still in the employ of Brannigan Brothers, discuss the spirit of the Rare … Continue reading

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Another visit from the landlord

The landlord:   [Simultaneously knocking and opening the door] I’ve come about them eyeballs. Myself:  Oh, there you are!  Sure I left them out on the landing for you on Friday. The landlord:  Friday?  Friday?  What would you be doing that for?  … Continue reading

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Short Story Month Contribution

Friends/Compadres/A Cháirde: In case you missed the back-to-back TV ads and the billboards and all the browser popups, the lovely people at Akashic Books are finishing Short Story Month with my short story offering.  If you have ever had the … Continue reading

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Con, Lar and a bit of Flann for St. Patrick’s Day

In our continuing series of Lar & Con vignettes we bring you this Patrick’s Day flavoured offering (pace Brian O’Nolan) Lar: Will you be going to the parade? Con: I will.  Sure the young fellah wouldn’t miss it for the … Continue reading

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A New Year’s Statement Re: Lar & Con

On the heels of our Brothers’ Lot Christmas Eve Lar and Con Seasonal Spinoff, we have been inundated with inquiries as to how our brave dyad rang in the New Year.  It has taken some time to establish the facts … Continue reading

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It never really feels like Christmas ’til…

Lar Lawrence and Con Conway, still in the employ of Brannigan Brothers, discuss the spirit of the Rare Aul Dublin Christmas Continue reading

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Strange Event

Edmund Rice 250: to reunite, reconcile, give thanks and look to the future. This strange event is imminent and has the puzzling endorsement of former President of Ireland Mary McAleese.  Past pupils and friends of Edmund Rice and Christian Brothers … Continue reading

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