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  • irishtimes.com - Posted: February 18, 2010 @ 1:51 pm

    Words of wisdom

    Pól Ó Muirí

    Do the Igbo have an Irish connection? Writing in The Education of a British-Protected Child, Chinua Achebe notes that his tribe, the Igbo, have a saying: “He who will hold another down in the mud must stay in the mud to keep him down.” Is the equivalent in Offaly “taking the low road to high office”?

    • Blimey O'Riley says:

      What an extraordinary wise and knowing lot we of the Faithful County are…guess that’s why those less blessed have to think up insulting acronyms to try and belittle us…Well away with them, or as my Grandfather would say ‘they don’t know enough, to know, they know nothing’…


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