I am to Web Development what King Herod was to the Bethlehem Childcare Association.
Here is some good sources of modern humor and satire, with the best from the US, UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, India, Japan, Israel and Spain. Anything funny you have ever seen on Facebook probably came from one of these sites, go get it for yourself. They will have you grinning like a necrophiliac in a morgue.
Note that all images and videos are copyright to their respective owners.
Paddy's List, over the years I have compiled the ultimate list of the best things to do here in the bay area. It's basically where to go with the kids when they are wrecking the house on a Sunday.
This is the list I would have liked to have had when I first moved here 17 years ago. Even locals should find some items they were not aware of.
Here is my list of Irish Pubs (and wanna be Irish pubs) in the Bay Area.
Note that the same way that all ships are female, all pubs are by definition Irish so I have included a few non Irish ones.
What is going on around the Bay Area. I am updating the calendar with events around the bay, both Irish and of general interest.
An ever expanding list of Genealogical sites. These are all my sources from when I did my own family tree recently.
Here is a list of some of the best online Irish news sources.
These are bits of Irish and Californian history I have picked up. For example did you know that Menlo Park was named after Menlo in Galway, Ireland or that San Francisco was laid out by an Irish Surveyor Jasper O'Farrell? No neither did I until now.
Remember, all tribal myths are true, for a given value of "True".
A full list of Irish resources both here in the Bay Area and around the US.
Want to go to college in Ireland or want to study about Ireland? Here is a list of the top Irish Colleges and some US Irish studies programs.
This is a list of online shopping resources for Irish food or rather where to go when Cost Plus World Market does not have that Irish treat you are looking for.
Every talked to an Irish person and had no idea what they were on about? Well we feel the same ourselves and we were born there. But guess what that is us speaking English, here is a cheat sheet to help you out. We also have our own language Irish or Gaelic.
"Fáilte go Gleann an Sileacan Pádraig", or "Welcome to Silicon Valley Paddy" in Irish.
Ogham is an alphabet that appears on monumental inscriptions dating from the 4th to the 6th century AD, and in manuscripts dating from the 6th to the 9th century.
Being a Jew in Ireland
Note that the inclusion of these videos by Silicon Valley Paddy does not necessarily mean that I agree with the sentiments and the statements made. Note that all images and videos are copyright to their respective owners.
The Top 10 British Jokes
How to Irritate An Irish Person
Any corrections or suggestions of additional resources would be appreciated.
I would also appreciate recommendations for Irish owned Bay Area businesses or services.
If you like this site please tell your friends, if you have your own site add me as a link and I will reciprocate.
If you like the site and would like to help me promote it, send me your address and I will send you a bumper sticker.
Also finally come back often as I am always updating information, events and laughs.
Hey, I'm not Facebook or Google, I am not going to use any of your information. I don't know however about your ISP or Search Engine, GoDaddy (who hosts this site) or any underlying tools used though.
Ah well, what are you going to do?