Tag Archives: St Patrick’s Day

Nothing like a bit of Beckett to cut the Patrick’s Day treacle – March 14

As you might already know, I am never wholly comfortable with the tourist board clichéd paddywhackery that often attends St. Patrick’s Day.  So what better way to mark these rejoicings than a celebration of the least clichéd, least paddywhakerish Irish … 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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So, all the snakes are gone, the parade is over, then what?

When the shamrockery is all done, the green tinted beer has gone flat and the strains of puzzling bagpipe music have died away, you can get a taste of an Ireland that is a little more riverrun than Riverdance, more … Continue reading

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