Don’t Try This Gerry Breen…

Tomato publicity stunt cost council €28,000 Rodgers, attempting to jump over a Belfast City Council employee Lorraine Mallon during a photocall in the Botanic gardens, Belfast. Photo: PA   Friday October 15 2010 The former Mayor of Belfast was ruing an expensive slip-up today after his failure to vault a giant human tomato cost his […]

Carry Me Home and Bury Me “Decent”

Forgive me, but a fascinating piece on the future of the “funeral” industry from The Economist of all places. Staffords take note…! Innovations for a conservative industry Sep 16th 2010  “WE CAN bury her, burn her, or dump her.” The lucrative business of running funeral homes is rarely as blunt as that portrayed by Monty […]

Penguin stolen from Dublin Zoo found on street

RTE – Thursday, 8 July 2010 14:15 Gardaí are searching for three men who stole a penguin from Dublin Zoo this morning. The penguin was bundled into a bag and taken away in a taxi at around 11am. The men told the taxi driver it was a rabbit and they were dropped off in Dublin’s […]