Ireland is not a big country. We're a small island. But we do have a lot of very different accents. Even within a very small area accents change dramatically. The late Niall Tóibín did a very clever piece where he "toured" the country's accents starting up north. I'm not sure how well non-Irish people cope with this sort of thing, but I find it very entertaining. … [Read more...] about Irish Accents are Insanely Diverse
Tadhg Hickey has been putting out a steady stream of entertaining and thought provoking video comic sketches. His most recent one tackles the Israel - Palestine situation. Yet again the situation is transposed to Cork, because why not? You can find other videos by Tadhg here. He's also running a fundraiser for Palestinian refugees bearing the brunt of the Covid … [Read more...] about Cork Comedian Tackles Israel – Palestine
I'll freely admit that I've always been very sceptical of cryptocurrency and blockchain. I can see "a" use case for the technology, but I do not see it as the answer to all the problems. Over the last couple of months the new "hot thing" in the world of crypto and blockchain has been "NFTs". What the hell is an NFT? Well according to Wikipedia: A non-fungible token … [Read more...] about SNL Explain NFTs
This is both hilarious and very accurate from Tadhg Hickey Watching this while drinking my coffee this morning and I nearly spat it out I was laughing so much! … [Read more...] about Loyalism Explained in the Most Cork Way
2020 is nearly over so it's that time when a lot of people come up with New Year resolutions that they then ignore. So my thought of the day, via an unknown source, is: It's tongue in cheek people! … [Read more...] about Planning to be Evil?