Tyrone Tribulations – 2 Years Old Tomorrow


Thank you to all readers and for the encouraging comments over the last 24 months.

We are approaching one million views and when the magic figure is reached shortly we plan to take a lengthy break and start chatting again to loved ones and even the unloved. What started out on August 22nd 2012 has snowballed a little more than I first envisaged.

We try our best to entertain anyone who reads without insulting anyone, their beliefs or their circumstances. Sometimes we fail (as funny as a kick in the balls someone once emailed!!!) but I think we mostly managed to create some humour that doesn’t belittle or take advantage of others’ misfortunes. That’s a hard task – normal cutting satire/shock factor is slightly easier! Humour is hit and miss and it’s hard to suit all tastes. We tried our best.

Also, we’ve tried to hard keep the topics as local as possible, with a couple of exceptions…..

I’d like to offer a big thank you to those who have helped me along the way – those who messaged suggestions for stories, to Oliver Corr and his team who put moving pictures to the words, to the invaluable Shengas McGlumphie who came on board in March 2013 and has kept producing top notch investigative journalism every week since, to Pat Muckles and Aughoughilley Schniffles, to Biddy Ann and Fr Riddle Lynn as well as anyone else who kept the stories coming.

Below are the top 10 news items in terms of views from the past 24 months from as far away as El Salvador, Uzbekistan and Derrylaughan.

Finally, ye can give us a vote on http://www.blogawardsireland.com/best-blog-post-2014/ but we don’t mind that much….
I’ll not say here’s to another two years, but here’s to the future…

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Posted on August 21, 2014, in GAA. Bookmark the permalink. 5 Comments.

  1. Elizabeth McCallen

    Well done one and all for the very clever and entertaining story’s, keep up the good work and Happy Anniversary.

    Sent from my iPod


  2. Thank you very much


  3. dedeideoprofundis

    It’s all weemin on thon votin thing, yul have no chance!


  4. Jimmy Rafferty

    Keep ‘er lit, Ye Boy Ye!! Some of themmins is cat wild brilliant, so they are, so they are!


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