Nick Geoghegan

Professional Yak Shaver


I liked school I liked learning ideas that I never would have taught myself I liked being put in situations designed simply to challenge me I even liked being thrown into the grading process But now my school days are over And the assignments have stopped No one is forcing us to learn anymore It […]

Read More

Snow was general all over Ireland

Yes, the newspapers were right: snow was general all over Ireland. It was falling on every part of the dark central plain, on the treeless hills, falling softly on the Bog of Allen and, farther westward, softly falling into the dark mutinous Shannon waves. It was falling, too, upon every part of the lonely churchyard […]

Read More

Server alerts via SMS

There was a server recently, that I used regularly, that I noticed kept going down in the middle of the night every Friday. Since I was fairly annoyed at not being able to check the websites hosted on the server on the weekends, and not able to check the exact time the server went down, […]

Read More

Is Dustin really a puppet?

Late yesterday evening a rather drunk and angry Gay Byrne declared in front of everyone at the RTE Christmas party that Dustin, the loveable Turkey from Den TV, was really a puppet. It all began, it seems, when Soky, Zuppy and that new bloke, whom we shall refer to as Ray, started slagging Dustin about […]

Read More

I hate my job!

My job is so fucking unbelievable. I’ll try to sum it up by first telling you about the folks I work with: First, there is this supermodel wanna-be chick. Yeah, okay, she is pretty hot, but damn is she completely useless. The girl is constantly fixing her hair or putting on makeup. She is extremely […]

Read More

RTÉ’s summer schedule to raise temperatures

In an effort to boost flagging ratings, RTÉ is about to announce a new Summer schedule that is set to scintillate viewers around the country. Although the announcement was not to be released to the press until April, Mr. Slybacon, a disgruntled employee, leaked the information late last night whilst on the piss. RTÉ has […]

Read More