Eoin Butler: writer, journalist and Mayoman of the Year

Tripping Along The Ledge



‘Probably the Smallest Pub in Dublin’, boasts the Carlsberg sign outside The Dawson Lounge.

Dublin pubs are places where men can go to drown sorrows and nurse grievances. So it is only right that its smallest pub should this afternoon be the venue for two of the city’s pettiest citizens to air their shallowest grievances.

“Arjen Robben,” I announce, out of the blue.

“What about him?” asks Aidan.

“If I had an identical bald twin, I think that’s who it would be.”

Aidan doesn’t give a shit.

“No way is this the smallest pub in Dublin,” he says, shaking his head in disgust. “I’ve been in way smaller places. Way smaller! What a fucking con…” Read the rest of this article here.

August 9th, 2009.

6 Responses to “PUTTIN’ ON THE RITZ”

  1. C o'C Says:

    Haha, the same thing happened someone I know.

  2. Eoin Says:

    If this is the CO’C I presume it is, then I had a pint with your auld fella and he told me that story…

  3. C o'C Says:

    Hmmm, I think you presume wrong.

  4. Eoin Says:

    Okay, that’s a pretty massive coincidence then.

  5. Stuart Says:

    Is there no RSS for this blog Mr.Butler?

  6. Eoin Says:

    @ Andreas – so I’m told

    @ Stuart – No idea what that is… your guess is as good as mine.

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