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25th May 2010

#booksmadeirish

I’ve given in and am on Twitter. Have been for a wee while now, largely just to announce new installments of the comic, but I got a bit carried away with the #booksmadeirish trend last night. Here’s a selection of some that tickled me…

  • The Unbearable Lightness of Behan
  • The George Bernard Shawshank Redemption
  • The Catcher in the Fields of Athen Rye
  • Uncle Tom’s Diarmuid Gavin
  • Like Waterford Chocolate
  • The Gerry Addams Family
  • Bernadette Devlin Wears Prada
  • Moby Mick
  • The Godfather Ted
  • Crokepark Mountain
  • Maude Gonne with the Wind
  • The Cute Hoor’s Last Sigh
  • Athlonement
  • Down and Connor in London and Paris
  • Cabbages are not the only Vegetable
  • Men are from Cork, Women are from Dublin
  • Jedward Ho!
  • Who’s Afraid of Virginia Wolfe Tone
  • Asterix the Galway
  • The Girl Shopping in the Striped Pajamas
  • The World According to Gar
  • James Connolly and the Giant Peach
  • Cry the Beloved Culchie
  • The Grand Gatsby
  • Corky Park
  • The Lovely Bonos
  • Treasure Ireland
  • A Clockwork Orangeman
  • The Name of the Rose of Tralee
  • The Oul Fella and the Sea
  • Dostoyevsky’s The Eejit
  • The Maeve Binchy Code
  • Armagh in Havana
  • A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Fenians
  • The Emergency and Peace
  • Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galtees
  • Athlonesome Dove
  • The Remains of the Da
  • The Men who Stare at Paddy McGinty’s Goat

And, of course…

  • Bring Me the Head of Alfredo O’Garcia!

I made far too many suggestions, and most of them were crap, but I like these ones:

  • Belleek House
  • Gulliver’s Travellers
  • I Am Legend, So I Am
  • Cyrano de Mullaghbrack
  • The Rig Veda Bread
  • The Rape of the Lough
  • One Hundred Years of Holywood
  • The Gulag Arklow
  • Dunfanaghyxote
  • The De Valera Rides Out
  • Robinson Cruise O’Brien
  • The Call of the Wild Rover

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