“No, no, I’m only jokin sure amn’t I cured now!” Galway chanteuse Mary Coughlan laughed as she received a lifetime achievement award yesterday from mayor Mike Cubbard.
“Sorry” the audience said nervously. we’re still not used to it”.
“What do ye mean?” Coughlan demanded.
“Well, remember all the times we said ‘That was a great gig Mary’ and you just effed us out of it?”
“Kinda but sure wasn’t I an alcoholic!”
“You apologized to family and friends but not to us, your fans?”
“I can explain,” Mary replied, “it never occurred to me – ha, ha, ha.”