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The weekly Ross o'Carroll-Kelly column in audio, read by Paul Howard.
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Ross O'Carroll-Kelly The Irish Times

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    • 4.7 • 350 Ratings

The weekly Ross o'Carroll-Kelly column in audio, read by Paul Howard.
Hosted on Acast. See acast.com/privacy for more information.

    Would I have to take my top off for any of these jobs? That wouldn’t be an issue for me

    Would I have to take my top off for any of these jobs? That wouldn’t be an issue for me

    So – yeah, no – I’m in Cinnamon in Monkstown, getting all excited about Sixmas, which is only, like, two weeks away now. I’m writing out my storting 15 for the match against Wales into the famous Big Book when I notice a woman staring at me over the top of her Watermelon Shhuga.
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    • 6 min
    If women’s rugby is ever going to be treated seriously, they’ll have to embrace the whole obnoxiousness thing

    If women’s rugby is ever going to be treated seriously, they’ll have to embrace the whole obnoxiousness thing

    They stagger out onto the pitch in two or three different huddles, their orms folded against the cold of a horrible January morning.
    I’m there, “Welcome back, ladies! Hope you had a good Christmas!” and they’re all, like, hating on me for my – yeah, no – cheeriness?

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    • 6 min
    I silently curse myself for giving St Michael’s College credit that they don’t deserve

    I silently curse myself for giving St Michael’s College credit that they don’t deserve

    No less a judge than the great Jerry Flannery once described me as “one of Ireland’s greatest thinkers” – and even though it was in the course of a Charity Roast in the Sin Bin in Limerick, I think his point still stands...
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    • 5 min
    ‘You put the focking Quality Street, the focking Roses and the focking Celebrations in the same bowl!’

    ‘You put the focking Quality Street, the focking Roses and the focking Celebrations in the same bowl!’

    The old dear is drinking a Baileys with her dental plate out and I don’t think I’ll ever have another amorous thought in my life. The old man raises his brandy glass to me and goes, “Merry Christmas, Ross.”
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    • 6 min
    'I’m having a slash when in walks Santa, and all my Christmases come at once'

    'I’m having a slash when in walks Santa, and all my Christmases come at once'

    So I’m standing at the trough in The Queens in Dalkey, having a much-needed slash, when I hear a voice beside me go, “Is that the famous Ross O’Carroll-Kelly I see?”
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    • 6 min
    It’s the Castlerock College mince pie-eating contest, and Leo is stepping up to the plate

    It’s the Castlerock College mince pie-eating contest, and Leo is stepping up to the plate

    The Castlerock College Christmas Fete has always been a massive event in the O’Carroll-Kelly social calendar.
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    • 6 min

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