Wednesday, March 11, 2009

All For The Love Of The Irish, St Patrick's Day March 17th

It's that time of year again St Patrick's Day is March 17th, although a lot of partying will be starting this weekend. We don't believe in putting things off GRIN.

From the IRISH TIMES, Short thrift for our presidential presents; Minister nails the subject matter; Harsh reality for older gardaĆ­; Healy-Rae saves the day, and a cost-cutting solution that’s just the ticket for the recession

Short shelf life for Obama shamrock

WE HEAVED a sigh of relief this week when that invitation from the White House finally dropped on to Brian Cowen’s doormat. Things are bad enough at home, without the Taoiseach having to endure the indignity of being snubbed by a fellow Offalian across the Atlantic.

“I am delighted to accept President Obama’s invitation to Washington on St Patrick’s Day,” said Brian. “The celebration of our national day in the White House is a great tradition which reflects the enduring friendship between Ireland and the United States. Keep Reading HERE.

I hope this visit goes over better then our last visit from Gordon Brown, Prime Minister of Great Britain, in return for a pen holder carved from the timbers of the sister ship of the one the White House desk is made from and a first edition of a seven-volume biography of Winston Churchill, the Mail is appalled that "Barack Obama, the leader of the world's richest country" gave Brown a box set of 25 DVDs selected by the American Film Institute. These, it says, include Raging Bull, Casablanca, Psycho and The Graduate. It is, the Mail says, "a gift about as exciting as a pair of socks". Keep Reading HERE.

I am guessing the British didn't read this article in the Washington Post, otherwise they would know all about O'Bama's Irish heritage, you can read more about it HERE.

Don Imus in the Hub for St. Patrick’s Day

Every year on St. Patrick’s Day, Don Imus does his radio show live from Boston. He plans to host his 10th annual “Kiss Me I’m Imus” broadcast in the Hub on March 17.

This just in…

Boston’s Talk Evolution 96.9 FM-WTKK Celebrates 10th Anniversary of “Kiss Me I’m Imus”

Tickets on Sale Today for LIVE St. Patrick’s Day Broadcast

Boston, MA (March 2, 2009): Legendary Talk Show Personality Don Imus will host the 10th Anniversary “Kiss Me I’m Imus” live broadcast on Boston’s Talk Evolution, 96.9FM - WTKK on Tuesday, March 17th, 2009 from 6-10 AM at the Wilbur Theatre, 246 Tremont St., Boston.

The I-Man will be joined by longtime newsman Charles McCord, comedian Rob Bartlett and producer Bernard McGuirk, along with cast members Karith Foster, Tony Powell, and Deidre Imus too. Keep Reading HERE.

The Official Imus In The Morning Webpage You Can Sign Up For Inside Imus Here.

And Now For Some Chimpanzees Monkeying Around Enjoy.

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