Random Thoughts

Ever wondered…?

Is it heresy to prefer Dublin over Kerry in Monday’s All Ireland quarterfinal. It’s not that I want Dublin to win the title, it’s just I think Jason Sherlock deserves more than one All Ireland medal for his years of service.

From twitter: Article four of Bunreacht na h√Čireann is to be amended. From now on, the name of the State will be BaNAMA Republic.

Ever noticed how nobody commits suicide in rural Ireland? They just die in tragic circumstances.

This week’s most ill-considered press release headline: “Labour Adds Support To Bra Protest”.

Is there a pattern or formula which determines which Irish Times articles can be commented on by online readers, or is it completely arbitrary?

Why do American companies set up “European” websites to sell their products, then price in pounds sterling?

Do the Rathkeale stump worshippers constitute a splinter group within the Catholic church?

There are some stories you really wish were internet hoaxes: Who thought it would be a good idea if Pope Benedict held the Chirstmas Day number one slot on Top of the Pop(e)s?

And finally, this week’s irony award goes to the fire station in Northern Ireland destroyed in a blaze.

By Gerard Cunningham

Gerard Cunningham occupies his time working as a journalist, writer, sub-editor, blogger and podcaster, yet still finds himself underemployed.