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The Big Yellow Bastard

The Big Yellow Bastard

Neither Reilly nor his son would ever have bought the boat had they known what she was called. The English indulge their boats and cars like no other nation and no bride on her wedding night was ever lavished with such reverence as the man selling the boat when...
The Microphone is Always On

The Microphone is Always On

Reilly loved nothing more than a good laugh and he maintained he couldn’t have scripted this one. The Mayor of Georgetown in Texas, Dale Ross, was chairing a meeting of the City Council when summoned, like many a good man before him, by a call of nature. As he...
Meitheal. The Discipline of Execution

Meitheal. The Discipline of Execution

Reilly used often felt a tad sorry for Charles Mitchell as he solemnly delivered the evening weather forecast. Even as an innocent nine year old he was fully aware that it wasn’t Mitchells fault that the prevailing weather conditions of the west of Ireland more...
Demise of the Slow Dance

Demise of the Slow Dance

Reilly was unequivocal that the single greatest loss of the twentieth century was the demise of the slow dance. It was as significant as the loss of the corn crake, the Nokia mobile phone and Harp lager. And he for one, was grateful he’d lived at a time when all three...
Joey the Clown

Joey the Clown

A man visited his Doctor complaining of feeling stressed out, overwhelmed and at the end of his tether. ‘I’ve just the cure for you’ replied the Doctor, a caring, competent and compassionate man. ‘I prescribe you spend one full hour in the company of Joey the Clown at...