“It wasn’t until 2009 that I hit the jackpot and came up through the women’s toilet mop and bucket room.”

And in Tyrone, amongst the bushes, we give you Shawshank Husband

The wife has a bad snore on her and after watching the Shawshank Redemption on RTE one night in 1994, I decided to do something about it so I waited til she was in a deep sleep and then set about digging a hole under the bed in the direction of the pub. I used all manner of tools from spoons to a heavy duty tunnel boring machine I managed to sneak down there when she was at the shops. It wasn’t until 2009 that I hit the jackpot and came up through the women’s toilet mop and bucket room.”

All characters appearing in this work may be fictitious. Any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, may be purely coincidental.

  • Lionel Hutz

    Some of those bits are hilarious.

  • Nevin

    This takes me back quite a few years to my time on the TalkBack message board. Over a period of several weeks, I posted some yarns about a fictional character called Patsy McCash, a fictional business called Port Moon Trust and two fictional politicians, Ben Gore and Croyer Hill. It was all great crack and then they were all pulled – on the grounds that they were potentially libellous!

    And there’s more:

    Renewed Calls To Ban Nun Habits In Public Places

    and more [youtube]

  • babyface finlayson

    Reminds of a guy used to do the Stewartstown notes for the Tyrone Courier back in the ’70s. Full of fanciful exaggeration. A little gem in the middle of the rest of the dreary notes from small towns.
    Anyone know anything about him, or did I dream it?

  • Mister_Joe

    Satire

  • babyface finlayson

    Joe
    The Tyrone Courier is not the place you expect to find satire!

  • Mister_Joe

    Crossed wires, babyface.