Pope hysteria in 1979: 'I made 5,000 sandwiches, and sold only 2,000'
- Religion & Beliefs
- August 15, 2018
It isn’t clear why John Igoe decided 5,000 was the correct number of sandwiches to make for the pope’s visit to Knock in 1979. But he certainly oversh(...)
No laughing matter: why are we so terrified of clowns?
- September 9, 2017
Otto the Clown, aka Edward Fossett Junior, is a fifth generation performer at Fossett’s Circus. At the height of last year’s clown-related hysteria – (...)
Court to decide fate of 125-year-old Fossett’s Circus in a matter of days
- Circuit Court
- January 27, 2015, 16:28
Fossett’s Circus will know in little over a fortnight whether or not it will have to fold up its tents for the last time.Mr Justice Raymond Groarke w(...)