The Royal Hibernian Hotel (top), owned by the Besson family, was Dublin’s oldest hotel, dating from the 18th century. it was demolished in 1984 and was replaced by the Royal Hibernian Way (above) in 1987. Congrats to Nobbley, Bellweather and Kerryview.
Or to sit beside the Harpic in your ironic loo book collection.
Geraldine Feehily of O’Brien Press writes:
“Today is the official publication date for the 25th Anniversary Edition of The Fridge in a Denim Jacket by Zig and Zag. It’s full of ridiculously zany jokes and handy tips for life, like how to master Zogspeak and how to recognise a Green Wibbly Wobbly Monster. We Have SIX copies to giveaway to six Broadsheet readers judged the best at completing the sentence below:
“A childhood without Zig and Zag is like _________________________________’
“I know you don’t normally do this but a taxi drove off with ALL my worldly possessions last night. Literally everything I own in the world and having just returned to work after a period of unemployment I really am up shit Creek right now. I’d really appreciate it if you could put something up on your site. it was just after Midnight from Camden Street and the taxi dropped me at the Supervalue in Churchtown. I’ve tried the guards but it wasn’t handed in. I’d just finished work and threw my bag in the boot, once I got our the driver must have forgot I’d my bag in the boot and left. …”