Funny Short Irish Stories
Will and Guy have made a collection of funny short Irish stories based on driving, cars and other vehicles.
An elderly couple were driving through County Kerry, Ireland. Irene was driving when she got pulled over by the Gardai, who asks her, 'Ma'am did you know that you were speeding?'
Irene turns to her husband, Mick and enquires, 'What did he say?'
Mick yells out, 'He says you were speeding!' The Garda said, 'May I see your license, please ma' am?'
Irene, once again, turns to Mick and says, 'What did he say?'
Once more, Mick, shouts out, 'He wants to see your license!'
Irene gives the policeman her driving license.
The Garda retorts, 'I see you are from Kerry. I spent some time there once and had the worst date I have ever had.'
For the final time, Irene turns to Mick and asks, 'What did he say?'
Mick yells very loudly, 'He thinks he knows you!'
Late on one Saturday night, the Garda spotted O'Callaghan driving very erratically through the streets of Dungarvan, County Waterford. The policeman pulled him over and asked O'Callaghan if he had been drinking that evening.
'Aye, so I have. 'Tis Saturday, you know, so me and the lads stopped by the pub where I had six or seven pints,' chattered the inebriated O'Callaghan. 'Then there was something called "Happy Hour" and they served these mar-gar-itos which are quite good. I had four or five o' those. Then I had to drive me friend O'Reilly home and o' course I had to go in for a couple of Guinness - couldn't be rude, ye know. Then I stopped on the way home to get another bottle for later ...,' and O'Callaghan fumbled around in his coat until he located his bottle of whiskey, which he held up for inspection.
The Garda officer sighed and said, 'Sir, I'm afraid I'll need you to step out of the car and take a breathalyser test.'
Indignantly, O'Callaghan replied, 'Why? Don't ye believe me?'
Johnny Vaughan's dog, Harvey, crashed his Maserati sports car leaving him with a £8,000 repair bill.
Harvey got his head wedged under the glove box on a trip back from a visit to the vets. Johnny moved into the passenger seat to prise him free but then Harvey jumped across and hit the accelerator pedal.
The £70,000 car ploughed into a skip near the radio DJ and TV presenter's South London home.
Johnny said, 'The funniest part was having to explain to my insurers. I couldn't make a claim as Harvey wasn't a named driver on the policy.'
O'Malley was driving down the street thoroughly worked up because he had an important meeting and he couldn't find a parking place. Looking up to heaven he said, 'Lord take pity on me. If you find me a parking place I will go to Mass every Sunday for the rest of me life and give up me Irish Whiskey.'
Miraculously, a parking place appeared.
O'Malley looked up again and said, 'Never mind, Lord, I found one.'
Tale of the Return Ticket
Paddy was a country boy, he had never been to Dublin. One day he decided to walk into Wexford and catch the bus to Dublin.
Duly the bus arrived and Paddy asked the conductor for a return ticket. 'A return to where?' asked the conductor'.
'Why back here of course' said Paddy.
An American farmer was on holiday in Ireland. He could not resist exploring the hill farms east of Galway. At lunch time he dropped into a pub and fell into easy conversation with a Irish farmer.
'How big is your spread?', asked the American. 'Well look you, it's about 20 acres he said'. Only 20 acres the American responded, back in Texas I can get up at sunrise, saddle my horse and ride all day, when I return at supper time, I'll be lucky to cover half my farm'. 'Begora', said the Irishman, 'I once had horse like that, but sent him to the knackers yard.'
An American called Sylvester was driving in Ireland, he was having trouble with his car boiling over, so he stopped at a country cottage. As was walking up the pathway Sylvester noticed that a donkey, which was lying on the ground, was not shod.
Anyway, Sylvester knocked at door and an Irishwoman came out. He said, 'My car has boiled over could you let me have some water please? And by the way Do you Know that your donkey over there has no shoes on?
'I know that', replied the woman replied, 'To be sure he's not up yet.'
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