Category: Irish

A texan walks into an Irish bar

and clears his voice to the crowd of drinkers. He says, “I hear you Irish are a bunch of hard drinkers. I’ll give $500 American dollars to anybody in here who can drink 10 pints of Guinness back-to-back.” The room is quiet and no one takes up the Texan’s offer. One man even leaves. Ten

Irishman steps up on Mastermind, the quiz show. His chosen topic: the Irish Rebellion, 1916.

– **Quizmaster**: ‘Your first question: who read the *Proclamation of Independence* from the steps of the GPO?’ – **Contestant**: ‘Pass’ – **Quizmaster**: ‘OK. Second question: name the Irish rebel leader born in Scotland.’ – **Contestant**: ‘Pass’ – **Quizmaster**: ‘Question three: which *Countess* was an important leader in the rebellion?’ – **Contestant**: ‘Pass’ Suddenly, his friend