Posts Tagged ‘Irish’

St Patrick’s Day – Kick off with Mass at the Cathedral and then… Comments 0

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Kicking off early with 11am mass (St Patrick is our patron Saint after all), Auckland’s Irish Society will host a full-day of shenanigans in Morningside’s Fowlds Park with music, dancing and home-made fare. See While there will be many pints of the black stuff consumed in New Zealand’s numerous Irish bars on March 17, have Read more

“Dumb Irish” stereotype gets yet another airing Comments 0

Friday, December 19th, 2014

The Media have once again aired the common stereotype about the comic incompetence of the “Dumb Irish”, who are always good for a laugh. And the commentors have been quick to climb on board. Ireland, it seems, is inhabited by characters straight out of Fr Ted and Mrs Brown’s Boys, and now they are invading Read more