Dozy Dermot was walking through Dublin when he saw a monkey sitting on the pavement. It seemed quite tame so he gave it some sweets and started talking to it.
They were getting on fine when a policeman came up and spoke angrily to Dermot: “What do think you’re doing? That monkey shouldn’t be here. Take him to the zoo.”
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Dozy Dermot was sitting in a bar watching the TV news when a story came on about a man threatening to jump off a bridge.
There are police at the scene trying to talk him down.
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Dermot and his sister Kathleen inherited the family farm in Kerry. Now Kathleen was a bright go-getter, but Dermot was a bit on the slow side.
Kathleen checked the finances and realised they were close to bankruptcy. They needed to take drastic action if they were to save the farm.
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Dozy Dermot was at work on the building site one day when the rain came so hard it was impossible to carry on.
In a rare show of generosity, the boss said they could all have the afternoon off if they promised to work extra hard the following day to catch up.
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To everyone’s surprise, Dozy Dermot managed to get himself a date with a pretty girl called Jenny, who had a kind heart and gentle nature.
He took her walking by the nearby Lakes of Killarney because his friends told him that would be a romantic setting. As they sat on a rock together, looking out over the picture postcard beauty of the water and the mountains, Dermot was quiet as if he was puzzling something out.
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