Father’s Day Combined With Summer Solstice Sees Tyrone Men Even Lazier, For Longer

Tyrone Tribulations

Strabane man, this morning Strabane man, this morning

In a quirk of the calendar, June 21st 2015 sees Father’s Day fall on the day with the longest period of sunlight, leaving housewives across the county despondent at having to do absolutely everything around the house, as opposed to the usual 97%.

Dungannon woman and mother of 9 lively children, Lily Murphy, thought she’d witnessed it all until this morning:

“I ventured downstairs at 8 o’clock only to find Pat sitting at the kitchen table and our 5-year old shovelling Cheerios into his da’s mouth. Then, the 6-year old was using his hands to move Pat’s jaws up and down before tilting his head back to swallow. It was a savage display of laziness but today’s the day I can say nothing. He’s just sitting there and smirking and to make it worse, he’ll be like this til the sun goes down on the longest day.”

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