If you'd like unlimited access to everything, subscribe today

A treasure trove stuffed with hundreds of fascinating articles from Ireland’s past – all yours for €1 / £1 / $1 a month.

‘I’ve always loved Turtle’s writing, the wit and heartbeat in his history.’

Lenny Abrahamson

‘Turtle Bunbury is renowned for his forensic knowledge of Irish history’

The Sunday Times

Big Bertha’s Wake

Turtle Bunbury – The Guardian, Saturday 4 December 2010. A wake for a cow in a pub in rural Ireland sounds like an episode of Father Ted. We knew we’d get no further that night A neighbour came a-calling lately with talk of an amazing cow called Lucky Polly who had just celebrated her 22nd […]
To access this content subscribe now from just €1! Get Started