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Tuesday, March 17, 2015

An Unrevisionist Irish History...

95% of Irish history ends in the words: "And then he was betrayed by..." This covers everybody from Finn mac Cool to the Men of '98 to Michael Collins.

3% of Irish history ends in the words: "And then success went to his head and turned his brains to shite..." This covers everyone from Conn of the Hundred Battles to the Kennedies and Michael Flatley.

And 2% of Irish history ends with the words "And then he made something of himself, but he had to leave Ireland to do it." This covers everyone from St. Brendan to the Duke of Wellington to George Bernard Shaw and John Ford and, well, ALL of our ancestors...


RebeccaH said...

Sláinte Mhaith, McEnroe.

dave in boca said...

"Malt does more than Milton can, to Justify God's Ways to Man," but then "Look ye into the Pewter Pot, and see the World as the World is Not."

Pick 'em.

edutcher said...

You're just jealous 'cause you ain't one of us.

Windy Wilson said...

This makes a disturbing amount of sense.

ChrisL said...

Well, what's more Irish than leaving Ireland?

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