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Irish man takes “play this at my funeral” to a whole new level

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Irish man takes “play this at my funeral” to a whole new level

Irish man takes “play this at my funeral” to a whole new level

Shay Bradley, an Irish man from Kilkenny, had the last laugh when he pranked his funeral attendees with a prerecorded message that played shortly after his coffin was lowered into the ground.

“Let me out!” cried Shay in the clip posted by his daughter Andrea Sunday, amidst sounds of knocking on wood. “It’s f–king dark in here! I’m in the box!”

The video captures laughter as Bradley voiced his displeasure with his final resting place, complete with occasional foul language.

“Is that the priest I can hear? Let me out! Let me the f–k out!” he exclaimed before singing Larry Boone’s “I Just Called to Say Goodbye.”

The 62-year-old father, grandfather and veteran of the Irish Defence Force passed away on October 8. This last prank is sure to be remembered by those he left behind for years to come.

This is called going out in “style”!

Putting smiles on the faces of everyone at your funeral. Only in Ireland.

Irish humor might feel strange to those not born and bred in Ireland. Only an Irishman could tell a joke with a straight face, to another Irishman who appreciates the joke but without cracking a smile. This is known as dry humour and is a very popular pastime in Ireland.

Other stories, usually set in pub will be elaborate in will result in hearty laughter. It’s hard to know when an Irishman are pulling your leg or telling the truth but look for the twinkle in the Irishman’s eye.

City Limits Comedy Club and Late Night Venue – Cork

City Limits Comedy Club and Late Night Venue - Cork

Now approaching its 28th year, City Limits Comedy Club is globally recognized and respected as one of the best comedy clubs in the world.

Eddie Brill, an American comedian and the person responsible for booking comedy acts for the David Letterman show in the U.S, declared City Limits as his “favourite comedy club in the world.” Tommy Tiernan selected City Limits as the location to film his latest DVD, “The Crooked Man,” which was directed by Richard Ayoade of the Channel 4 sitcom The IT Crowd. Tiernan also refers to City Limits as “The Best Comedy Club in Ireland,” and one of his favourite places to perform.

City Limits is the ideal venue for a comedy show. It has room for 200 guests, yet maintains an intimate atmosphere where the comedian’s passion is palpable. Come experience this incredible club that has served as the launching pad for the careers of comedians like Tommy Tiernan, Dara O Briain, Colm Murphy, and Jason Byrne. Esteemed comics Barry Murphy of Apres Match and Colm O’Regan of Irish Mammy’s dub City Limits Comedy and Brian C as “One of the main pillars of Irish stand-up comedy.”

Sometimes an Irishman can just not stop laughing like this Irish Dad below.

The only real way to experience Irish humour is to start planning that trip to Ireland today!


Why You Need The Ultimate Ireland Travel Guide (it’s Free)

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Why You Need The Ultimate Ireland Travel Guide (it’s Free)

Are you planning a trip to Ireland? If so, then the Ultimate Ireland Travel Guide is an essential resource. From money and travel documents to facts about Ireland and Irish customs, this guide will give you all the information you need for your trip.


Never Ask A Newsreader To Speak At A Funeral

Never Ask A Newsreader To Speak At A Funeral

Never Ask A Newsreader To Speak At A Funeral

A funeral is a time to honor and remember a loved one, while also providing an opportunity to celebrate the life they lived. While it’s common for family members, friends or clergy to deliver eulogies at funerals, asking someone who is a news reader to speak may not be the best idea.


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Last updated May 29, 2023


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