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Maurice Hickey

Pat Shortt's alter ego Maurice Hickey offers a satirical and comical insight into rural Ireland and politics.
The world has gone mad on dogs. In my opinion, one is too much, writes The Mother
By Maurice Hickey on 24 August 2017
As the local councillor, Maurice had to attend three funerals last week, which meant his studies got pushed aside yet again. So the Mother had to take up the pen
By Maurice Hickey on 10 August 2017
With Maurice busy catching up on his college work, The Mother finds herself free to do what she likes for a change.
By Maurice Hickey on 27 July 2017
After a so-called sun holiday, Whip Carey has suddenly found religion, writes Maurice Hickey.
By Contributor on 15 June 2017
A monster campaign in underway to clean and decorate the village in advance of the arrival of the first tourists, writes Maurice Hickey.
By Maurice Hickey on 18 May 2017
As we lay there meditating, with Kurt leading us through the mountains, hills and forests of the mind, all I could think about was finding a bush behind which I could relieve myself.
By Maurice Hickey on 04 May 2017
Moll was intent on carrying out Aunt Bessie’s wishes to the letter - but it didn't end quite as she'd hoped, writes Maurice Hickey.
By Maurice Hickey on 20 April 2017
Our new priest, Fr Barney, never fails to get the locals talking – be it is atrocious time-keeping or his many eccentric ways, there’s never a dull moment, writes Maurice Hickey.
By Maurice Hickey on 06 April 2017
The Mother has decided we try alternative farming, writes Maurice Hickey, as they set off in the Micra to collect their new guests - two alpacas.
By Maurice Hickey on 23 March 2017
We could badly do with a Trump to put a bit of jizz in the place, it’s as dull as ditchwater, writes a mesmerised Maurice Hickey.
By Maurice Hickey on 09 March 2017
Well, what with the tandems, the mountain, the cold wind and the gardai, that's a wedding I won't forget in a hurry, writes Maurice Hickey.
By Maurice Hickey on 23 February 2017
At this rate, we might have no choice but to join the puffers and panters pounding the roads, writes Maurice Hickey.
By Maurice Hickey on 26 January 2017
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