How many Irishmen?

… does it take to change a lightbulb?  Put that into Google and you get umpteen pages of ‘one to hold the bulb and 99 to turn the house/drink until the room spins round/none – they’d rather live in the Dark Ages.

So how many does it take to deliver cash to the local bank in Dunfanaghy in these peaceful times?

Answer:  One armoured van.  Two army vehicles with lots of people with guns.  One Garda [police] squad car.

Which reminds me that I must write to the nice security people at Edinburgh Airport – to ask why arriving Belfast passengers are always either delivered or bused at great expense to a door at the end of the Terminal marked [surprisingly enough] Belfast Arrivals.  Am I considered to be a security risk as I move from one part of the UK to another?

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2 Responses to How many Irishmen?

  1. Sandy Edmonstone says:

    Dear +David,

    You are not alone in your frustrations regarding possible “immigration checks” from Belfast.

    I think many in our Nation may be surprised to learn that Belfast is where it is, and Dublin is most definitely not.

    Tarred with the same brush ??

  2. david says:

    And, surprisingly enough, so far as Ryanair is concerned, Belfast is actually Belfast [City Airport – George Best International if you must] and Dublin is Dublin.

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