• On Saturday night, on the TV talent show 'Britain's Got Talent' we were introduced to an amazing group of extremely talented musicians including our own Ryan O'Shaughnessy.
And then there was a group of synchronised swimmers, AND A GIRL WITH A CUTE DOGGY!
The decision on the final outcome of the competition was left to the British, and to a lesser extent, the Irish voting public. They collectively decided to give £500,000 (€621,788) to a dog and its trainer. What does this say for the voting public??
I have long held that Joe Public should not be allowed to decide on the future of talent show contestants, but rather a panel of extremely highly qualified experts!
My late father always maintained that in show-business, we will always be subjected to the reactions of the IFP (Ignorant Effing Public). How right you were Dad!
Ballyleague, Co Roscommon