When life is just a festival of fun

One of the great things about the Irish is our ability to have a great time even when we're broke, oppressed and soaking wet.

4th August, 2012
'Chefs will give demonstrations on how to prepare potatoes, including boiling the hell out of them, mashing the hell out of them and cutting them into thin strips and then deep-fat frying the hell out of them.'

One of the great things about the Irish is our ability to have a great time even when we're broke, oppressed and soaking wet. Despite the fact that we have spent most of history enduring those three conditions, we have always carried on partying, having fun and consuming vast quantities of alcohol.

There are those who argue that if we didn't drink so much, we wouldn't always be quite so broke, oppressed and damp. However,...

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