Monday 19 March 2018

Tis the season to be sozzled, says student

There was much hand-wringing about the boozing that goes on during unofficial student RAG week in Galway.

Vast queues formed outside a pub for an event billed as "Donegal Tuesday". A student told Joe Duffy's Liveline that February is the "designated month for drinking".

We were shocked to hear of this season of alcoholic indulgence. In our day, students drank all year round.

The Kerry priest Fr Kevin McNamara held up a placard urging his congregation to forget about 50 Shades of Grey and concentrate instead on that other blockbuster, the 40 Days of Lent.

Having studied the oddball habits of Opus Dei in The Da Vinci Code we would have thought it was possible to combine elements of both.

The Pundit of the Week award goes to Liam Brady (left) for words of wisdom during RTE's Champions League coverage: "Chelsea cut through Schalke like butter through a knife."

We'd hate to see the state of his cutlery.

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