BONUS: Luck o' the Irish Setter

BewilderBeasts!

Mar 10 2024 • 19 mins

Patreon exclusive number 9: Originally aired March 16, 2022

Let's learn about the only place in Ireland where citizens could get a pint on St. Patrick's Day ----the Royal National Dog Show! And, an Irishman steps up to help injured wildlife by converting his pub to Ireland's FIRST wildlife hospital during the 2020 pandemic.

"There's no bad press except an Obituary" - Brendan Behan, Irish Poet

Resources:
https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/history/all-pubs-ireland-closed-st-patricks-day

https://www.irishcentral.com/opinion/niallodowd/irish-pubs-will-finally-have-beer-on-good-friday

https://www.irishcentral.com/roots/desperate-for-a-drink-on-dry-good-friday-in-ireland-146406725-237584801

https://www.history.com/news/st-patricks-day-origins-america

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Patrick_Kavanagh

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brendan_Behan

https://www.france24.com/en/live-news/20210221-locked-down-pub-becomes-ireland-s-first-wildlife-hospital

https://www.wbur.org/news/2010/03/12/evacuation-day-holiday

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2013/03/17/the-irish-american-population-is-seven-times-larger-than-ireland/

http://traleetoday.ie/greyhound-stadium-to-receive-boost-with-good-friday-drinking/

https://news.sky.com/video/irelands-wildlife-hospital-under-threat-12503946

https://www.independent.ie/life/the-curious-history-of-our-disappearing-dogs-35519917.html

And for fans of Ted Lasso - Trent Crimm, the Independent would support this:

https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/alcohol-on-good-fridaywhat-you-need-to-know-from-off-licences-and-supermarkets-to-takeaway-pints-40266929.html#:~:text=While%20buying%20alcohol%20on%20Good,the%20first%20time%20since%201927.

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Intro/Outtro music: Tiptoe Out The Back - Dan Liebowicz
Interstitial Music: MK2
Additional music: Freesound.com, Pixabay.org

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Your host, Melissa McCue-McGrath is an author, dog trainer, and behavior consultant in Southern Maine. She'll talk about dogs all day if you let her. You've been warned :)


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