Standard Of Tea At Wakes On The Wane. Sandwiches Poor Too.

Wakes when they were good craic

Wakes when they were good craic

Several wake fanatics have finally spoken out concerning the issue of the deteriorating standard of tea at wakes across the county and predicted mourners will stop going if the trend continues.

In addition to the beverage scene, the quality of sandwiches have also come under negative scrutiny with one wake-goer calling them ‘a pile of shite’. Thirdly, 95% of wake-goers now say they are no craic to attend now.

88-year old chief mourner Kitty Campbell from Coalisland fumed this morning:

“I’ve had enough of the crap I’m being served at these wakes nowadays. Last week I attended six wakes, four of which I hadn’t a clue who the deceased was but at least I made the effort to nosey around the house. At one of them I had to wait over six minutes before being offered a cup. Six minutes. And when it came it was that oul weak stuff you get from sharing the one teabag between about half a dozen cups. I near walked out in disgust.”

Campbell was also critical of the sandwiches on display:

“I think I can say without contradiction that I’ve not had a decent sandwich at a wake since 2008. I was at two wakes yesterday and was given what they called a ‘beef sandwich’ at one. There was no beef in it for I opened it up and took out my glasses. I was that mad I threw it across the room and it landed on the coffin lid. That got the message across I’d say.”

Campbell concluded that it was ‘hardly worth dying now’ because of the embarrassment of her family’s catering abilities.

Meanwhile, it has been rumoured that wakes will re-introduce alcohol and fiddles to liven up the whole process a bit.

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Posted on August 31, 2014, in Coalisland and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

  1. them must be pradestant, tee-totaller wakes – a sub-species of the genre!!!

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