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The Kingdom of the Cavan Strawberries |2|

Last week on The Kingdom of the Cavan Strawberries, Paddy, B-Man, and Sound-Man travelled to Newgrange through one of Paddy's mystic portals. Their task: to keep the Anti-Craic, a device capable of sucking the craic out of anything, out of…

The Kingdom of the Cavan Strawberries |1|

Rain drip-dropped onto the concrete like that stupid broken tap out the back of my house as B-Man parked his Beemobile (A yellow Fiat Seicento with, naturally, black go-faster stripes) outside Paddy’s house. It was the third Friday of the…

The Obstructed View Of Danger

Bee-man and Paddy, Master of the Fourth Dimension, stood on the rooftop of the Clarion hotel, surveying the city which was theirs to defend against evil, by general agreement. “Tis fairly cauld tonight isn’t it?” said Paddy a rollie…

A Woman In Mourning

It was a typically mild day when I arose from an unusually deep slumber. Not especially warm, or cold. Steps of a usual morning routine followed one after another, stretch, yawn, crack a few joints that shouldn’t audibly crack, check my…

Man Tired After Valentine’s Day Drama

A Bit of Galway News Including a cautionary note for the younger members of the public, warning them they should be merry – but not too merry – this Valentine’s Day. Young Toby Tiernan of Number 43 Watson Road, Galway, is not exactly…

A New Star Is Born

Out of the Highland mist emerged three camels. Their riders, white bearded men wearing oriental gowns and turbans, were quarrelling. 'You may be a wise man, Balthazar, but you skipped the geography classes, didn't you?' Melchior lashed…

There’s a Cat in my Garden

I bet you like cats don't you? Well why wouldn't you? You've grown up with them on your TV being all cute and mischievous, that loveable petty criminal Top Cat, Garfield with his love of lasagne and hatred of Mondays and then there’s…

Sna

When a snake suddenly decides to bolt under the mower as you're cutting the grass the least it could do is have the common courtesy to be chopped into a thousand tiny pieces. Not so yesterday. This particular snake comes out the other side…