Archive for June, 2007

“Gay Byrne and You Are Insufferable Arseholes”

If you missed it when it happened, here’s the infamous Paul Stokes interrupting Pat Kenny on the Late Late Show.

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June 30, 2007 at 12:03 am Leave a comment

Prank Letter to Irish Bishops

Here’s a prank letter I posted to several Irish Bishops a few years ago. The reference to Father Horan is to the Irish priest who interrupted an Olympic Marathon race by knocking over a Brazilian runner. I’ll probably write more about him soon, but for now here’s my prank letter to the Bishops: >>> (more…)

June 29, 2007 at 12:02 am Leave a comment

Irish People Live for 58 Happy-Life-Years

Irish people are happy for 58 years of our lives, according to researchers at the World Database of Happiness in Rotterdam. Happy-Life-Years are worked out by multiplying happiness levels by life expectancy in each country. The Swiss are happiest with nearly 64 happy years each, just ahead of the Danes. Here are the top twenty nations for Happy-Life-Years. >>> (more…)

June 28, 2007 at 12:04 am Leave a comment

Ireland is 8th in the EU for Happy-Life-Years

The 58 years Happy-Life-Years that Irish people enjoy is the eighth-highest in the European Union, according to researchers at the World Database of Happiness in Rotterdam. Happy-Life-Years are worked out by multiplying happiness levels by life expectancy in each country. Here is how many Happy-Life-Years each of the twenty-seven EU nations enjoy. >>> (more…)

June 28, 2007 at 12:03 am Leave a comment

The Riverdance Rap

Here is an extremely surreal video from BenAndEric.com in Washington.

June 27, 2007 at 12:03 am 1 comment

Prank Letter – Reply from Minister for Health

On Monday I posted this prank letter that I sent a few years ago to then Health Minister Miche├íl Martin. Here’s the reply that I got from the Minister addressing my bizarre concerns. >>> (more…)

June 27, 2007 at 12:02 am 1 comment

Ireland is the 5th-Happiest Nation in the EU

Ireland is the fifth-happiest nation in the European Union over the ten years from 1995 to 2005, according to researchers at the World Database of Happiness in Rotterdam. And the Danes are nearly twice as happy as the Bulgarians. Here is how happy each of the twenty-seven EU nations are. >>> (more…)

June 26, 2007 at 3:46 pm Leave a comment

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A blog by Michael Nugent

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I also write Bionic Bohs, a blog about following Bohemians football club in the 1970s.

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As mentioned above, if you like Irish football and/or cultural nostalgia, I also write Bionic Bohs, a blog about following Bohs in the 1970s.