At polling booths in the UK
The Brits make their choices today
Will enough feel the urge
To join the red surge
And steal victory from T May?
US President Donald Trump announces America’s withdraw from Paris Climate Deal at The White House yesterday
Now Donald has boldly said he’ll
Pull out of the big Paris deal
He thinks the solution
Is much more pollution
As climate change cannot be real.
Jeremy Corbyn and Theresa May during last night’s Battle For Number 10
The chattering classes all say
That Corbyn did better than May
There’s a mountain to climb
In bugger all time
Can Jeremy now find a way?
A dolphin’s carcass was found at the Parchment Square Student Accommodation complex on the Model Farm Road, Cork.
Some animals’ rights types have said
That a dolphin, even if it’s dead
Shouldn’t come to a bash
Where a lad on the lash
Might carry it over his head.
Pics via Independent.ie
Fergal Barry writes:
Today on 96FM’s The Opinion Line, PJ Coogan spoke to Captain Paul Watson, of The Sea Shepherd Conservation Society, about his offer of a €2,000 reward in relation to individuals seen dancing with a sea creature in the Parchment Square complex. (Some reports call it a dolphin but the species is uncertain).
US Republican gubernatorial candidate Greg Gianforte addresses supporters in Helena, Montana
Republican Congressman Greg
Who looks like a rather bad egg
Says he’ll drain the swamp
But mainly just stomp
On reporters. He’s a powder keg.
Pic: Matt Volz/AP
Dublin Docklands last Summer
The mercury’s rising once more
And today we’ll see temperatures soar
It will feel grotesque
When you’re stuck at your desk
And sweat oozes from every pore.
Tom Cruise as ‘Maverick’ in Top Gun (1986)
This morning brings fabulous news
For fans of the lovely Tom Cruise
The rumours are true
He will make Top Gun 2
A film through which I will snooze.
Dara O’Briain’s letter from Theresa May reading: ‘Dear Dara and Briain’.
Well deep down I think we all knew
That Dara has always been two
Quite separate men
It was confirmed when
Theresa wrote that it was true.