Laughter the best medicine – The Irish View on Life.

I have been desperate to go to Ireland for some time now but in the meantime, am enjoying vicarious journeys such as this post sharing Irish humour xx Rowena

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I have to mention that my husband is Irish and his father is one of the finest raconteurs of jokes and stories, Irish or otherwise. My own mother’s family originated from County Cork.. in Ireland, Cork men have been the butt of many a joke as have those poor souls from Kerry. The Irish have a long and revered history but they have also endured dark times. And I have little doubt that it is there wonderful sense of humour and their ability to take the mick out of themselves that make them so universally liked.

We had been married about 17 years before we returned for several years to live in Ireland. I had visited many times of course to visit my in-laws but had never been fully immersed in the culture or the sense of fun.

I remember coming out of the Shelbourne Hotel in St.Stephen’s Green in…

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3 thoughts on “Laughter the best medicine – The Irish View on Life.

  1. Minuscule Moments

    Rowena I love the sign with caffeine and a kitten for unattended children, made me laugh. My kids are fascinated with coffee because they are not allowed to have it, where as they have four kitties already. Thanks for the giggles. I have just returned from a break and need to get back to my projects. Although today is the last day the kids are home, so will probably hang with them and their four cats.

  2. roweeee Post author

    I loved them too. Can’t get enough smiles at the moment. Just had a bad storm which I’ll post about tonight. School has been closed for two days and that just doesn’t happen around here.

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