I was in County Carlow recently, staying at Kilgraney House for my wedding anniversary. Just outside of the dead town that is Bagenalstown we stopped for a walk along the River Barrow. It was here I saw a sign about temporary road works, but it wasn’t spelt quite like that – Temperory Surface Ahead. I […]
A few weeks ago I was nearly taken out by a motorist entering a roundabout that somehow failed to see hi-viz me on my bike. Scared the hell out of me. I reported it in Cabra Garda station a few minutes later. A week later I dropped into the station to see how the ‘investigation’ […]
I was in D.I.D Electrical yesterday (they leave out the dot after the second ‘D’!), tracking down an elusive micro hi-fi for my mother-in-law’s forthcoming birthday. While calling around their stores one guy said that if the computer showed that the stock count was less than 5 he would not be confident that there were […]
I must be seeing things on North Strand Road – the sign says that there are No Road Markings, but I’m sure that my eyes aren’t lying to me. Those crisp, new white things on the road (which is also brand new tarmac) certainly look like road markings. How hard is it to take these […]
In a recent thread on boards.ie someone asked how to get to Stadium Business Park. The 40D and 220 routes were quickly suggested. I checked the Dublin Bus A-Z Finder to see if it had other suggestions. The 220 route was the only one listed as serving the Stadium Industrial Estate. I emailed Dublin Bus […]
In an high density estate near me is a car with a corny bumper sticker on the rear bumper. It has a pathetic typo. Equally bad is the probable Irish-American source of the thing. Some might find the leprechaun image offensive, I think it’s pathetic.