Even God loses patience with Dermot’s pleas to win the lottery

Dozy Dermot had fallen on hard times. His business was struggling and if he didn’t get some money soon he’d go under.

Everything he tried failed so he as last resort he decided to pray.

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Two nuns, a vicar, a rabbi, a priest and the scene outside a brothel

Two nuns were stood outside a brothel, trying to catch the girls as they went into work to persuade them to give up their immoral ways.

Most of the girls wouldn’t even stop to speak so the nuns had little to do but look at the house of ill repute with its dingy door and darkened windows. Then suddenly, one of the nuns noticed the local Protestant vicar looking very suspicious as he sneaked into the brothel through a side door.

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A tale of two panties…and why dad’s advice doesn’t always work

Colm was about to get married so his father took him aside to give him some advice about how to have a successful marriage.

“The thing is son, you have to make it clear right at the start who is the boss. On my wedding night, I took off my trousers and handed them to your mother and told her to wear them. But they’re too big, she says. Yes, says I. That’s exactly right. I wear the trousers in this house and don’t you forget it.

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Does size matter…the Irish charmer and the beautiful ‘relationship’ therapist

Colm O’Driscoll was known as being a bit of a charmer with ladies, so he was completely unfazed when he found himself sitting next a beautiful American woman on a flight to New York.

They soon got chatting and Colm asked her what she did for a living. “Well, I’m a relationship counsellor. I help couples having difficulty in their sex lives.”

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Farmer baffled as cow plays hard to get…but the vet knows exactly why

The only cow on Farmer Tom Miller’s farm stopped giving milk. This was a major blow to the local people as they relied on it for all their dairy produce.

Old Tom had no money so the villagers each chipped in whatever they could afford and went over to the market town of Ballygobackwards to buy a replacement so they’d never be short of milk.

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Sharon’s street smart way to quieten noisy kids

Sharon was a widow living alone in a quiet little street on the road to the local park. All was peaceful until the council put up a street light just outside her house.

As soon as it was up it drew the local teenagers like moths to a flame. They gathered round it, shouting and screaming at each other, used the light to carry on playing football after it got dark and even used it as a target for throwing stones.

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How a wife’s whimsical questioning tricks her husband into a startling revelation

A married couple were driving on the long road from Dublin to Galway on a golfing holiday when conversation faltered and the wife turned to some whimsical questioning.

Wife: If I were to die in an accident, would you get married again.
Husband: Nah, don’t think so.

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