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There is many a good tune played on an old fiddle.

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“Begorrah ! .. It’s dat toime again”.

Posted by Big John on March 17, 2016

One of my oldest friends is a university educated, well spoken, intelligent businessman from Cork, but I bet that by this evening, like many others, he will be propping up a bar somewhere in London, recounting his loife in dee auld Emerald Oil, in doze hard toimes digging up the peat for the foire and listening to his mammy sing as she stirred the stobhach.

So to him and all of you …

s p day

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2 Responses to ““Begorrah ! .. It’s dat toime again”.”

  1. Ginnie said

    …and the same back to you John. I’ll stay away from the bubbly though … I’m way too old to be dancing in green tights (like in the “good old days”)

  2. At least one day a year mankind gets it right. Happy St Pat’s John

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