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Irish Government sells Saint Patrick to reduce national debt

unbelievably, some Irish people still determined to get pissed tonightSt Patrick’s Day celebrations around the world are facing an uncertain future following today’s announcement by the Irish Government that it has sold the popular saint, and his associated festival day, to Germany in a desperate bid to reduce Ireland’s crippling national debt.

Saint Patrick, who has been Ireland’s national saint for over 1500 years and who is believed to be the only Irish cleric in history not to have been implicated in a child sex abuse scandal, was sold at an EU auction last night for the sum of €7.3 million, according to Taoiseach, Enda Kenny.

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Posted: Mar 16th, 2013
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Irishman claims Guinness consumed in local Wetherspoons ‘far superior’ to back home in Donegal

Michael O’Patrick, 59, of Bexleyheath in Kent, yesterday told astonished locals in The Moon Under Water pub that he much preferred their popular stout than the one he grew up on, in the green hills of Donegal. ‘Its all about the water,’ he explained, ‘and this simply tastes slightly less like burnt coffee than the stuff we got in Donny. It’s OK to be Irish, for sure, but no one does a pint of Guinness like a Wetherspoons in Kent.’

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Posted: Apr 17th, 2009
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