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Round Ireland With A Fridge

Round Ireland With A Fridge

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Published by Ebury Publishing in London .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatE-book
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Open LibraryOL24282792M
ISBN 109781407026381, 9781407026374

The fridge got christened, and they even met the poorest king on Earth. An absurd story of an extraordinary adventure, Round Ireland with a Fridge follows the fearless pair as they battle towards Dublin and a breathtaking finale that is moving, uplifting, and a /5(). Ireland with all its humorous personalities had never seen anyone quite like Tony Hawkes and his little "folk hero" friend, the fridge. The review of this Book prepared by Megan E. Davis Chapter Analysis of Round Ireland With a Fridge.

Find books like Round Ireland with a Fridge from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked Round Ireland with a Fridge also l. In attempting to hitchhike round Ireland wich a fridge, Tony Hawks did both, and his foolhardiness led him to one of the best experiences of his life. Joined by his trusty traveling companion-cum-domestic appliance, he made his way from Dublin to Donegal, from Sligo through Mayo, Galway, Clare, Kerry, Cork, Wexford, Wicklow--and back again to 4/5(28).

  Episode 1 Tony Hawks - Round Ireland With a Fridge Episode 1 of 5 After a drunken bet in , comedian Tony Hawks describes his unusual hitch-hiking adventure in the Emerald Isle. Episode 2 Tony Hawks - Round Ireland With a Fridge Episode 2 of 5 Rainy roads and a cattle auction. Round Ireland with a Fridge 1h 29min | Comedy, Drama After years of performing the same comedy sketch at performances, Tony Hawks decides to find inspiration for his scripts by traveling around Ireland with a portable fridge/10().


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memorial to the public, in behalf of the Roman Catholics of Edinburgh and Glasgow; containing, an account of the late riot against them on the second and following days of February, 1779; collected from the public prints, authentic letters and persons of the most respectable characters who were eye witnesses of the inhuman scene.

memorial to the public, in behalf of the Roman Catholics of Edinburgh and Glasgow; containing, an account of the late riot against them on the second and following days of February, 1779; collected from the public prints, authentic letters and persons of the most respectable characters who were eye witnesses of the inhuman scene.

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An international bestseller, Round Ireland with a Fridge is a classic travel adventure in the tradition of Bill Bryson with a dash of Dave Barry. Read more Read less The Amazon Book ReviewCited by: 6. If you are anything like Tony Hawks, you actually try to win the bet.

With £ at stake, Tony Hawks decides to hitchhike around Ireland with a fridge (even though buying the fridge cost him £). Round Ireland with Round Ireland With A Fridge book Fridge is a travel memoir about the adventures Tony Hawks had with his fridge/5.

Move over Frommer's and Fodor's - "Round Ireland with a Fridge" is a must-read for travelers to Ireland or anyone looking for an abundance of quality laughsRound Ireland with a Fridge.

While devouring this must-read, jewel of a book, several times I reassured myself there was doubtless something better to do with my time/5(). An international bestseller, Round Ireland with a Fridge is a classic travel adventure in the tradition of Bill Bryson with a dash of Dave Barry.

Product Details About the Author/5(46). The fridge got christened, and they even met the poorest king on Earth. An absurd story of an extraordinary adventure, Round Ireland with a Fridge follows the fearless pair as they battle towards Dublin and a breathtaking finale that is moving, uplifting, and /5(18).

Book Description Ebury Publishing, United Kingdom, Paperback. Condition: New. Language: English. Brand new Book. 'I hereby bet Tony Hawks the sum of One Hundred Pounds that he cannot hitchhike round the circumference of Ireland, with a fridge, within one calendar month'A foolhardy attempt to win a drunken bet led to Tony Hawks having one of the most unforgettable experiences of /5(K).

"Round Ireland with a Fridge" is a true story, but you'd be forgiven in thinking it to be an old folk tale. Tony Hawkes, a British 'person of note', perhaps a radio DJ, accepts a bet that he can hitchhike around Ireland (excluding the North.

It takes place while there is still conflict there.)with a fridge!/5(). It was hilarious, right from the ridiculous premise where the author agreed to a drunken bet to hitch-hike round Ireland with a fridge as a travelling companion.

He meets a quite a few eccentric characters along the way, none of whom I knew (at least I Cited by: 6. TV comedian Tony Hawks tries to win a bet by hitch-hiking around the circumference of Ireland in one calendar month. With a fridge. Whilst in Ireland for an International Song Competition, Tony Hawks was amazed to see a hitch-hiker trying to thumb a lift, but with a fridge.

An absurd story of an extraordinary adventure, Round Ireland with a Fridge follows the fearless pair as they battle towards Dublin and a breathtaking finale that is moving, uplifting, and a fitting conclusion to the whole ridiculous affair/5().

Round Ireland With a Fridge is about, well, exactly what the title says: the author made a (drunken) bet with a friend that he could hitchhike around the entire circumference of Ireland, lugging a (small) refrigerator the entire time. Along the way he had many unexpected adventures and met many Irish characters (mostly in pubs, as one might expect in Ireland).

The full-length feature film version of his book Round Ireland with a Fridge, starring Hawks, Josie Lawrence, Ed Byrne and Sean Hughes, was released in The film was shot in London, West Wales, the Surrey Hills and Ireland in Born: Antony Gordon Hawksworth, Brighton, Sussex.

An international bestseller, Round Ireland with a Fridge is a hilarious travel adventure in the tradition of Bill Bryson with a dash of Dave Barry. Tony Hawks's ready sense of the absurd, his self-deprecatory charm, and his warm appreciation of the Irish and their traditionally immoderate characteristics combine to make this a resoundingly good 4/5(34).

Round Ireland with a Fridge by Tony Hawks My rating: 5 of 5 stars. Amazon page. When Tony Hawks and his friend Kevin see a man hitching with a refrigerator one night, a debate ensues that results in a ₤ bet that Hawks can circumnavigate Ireland entirely by.

The fridge got christened, and they even met the poorest king on absurd story of an extraordinary adventure, Round Ireland with a Fridge follows the fearless pair as they battle towards Dublin and a breathtaking finale that is moving, uplifting, and 4/5(35). An international bestseller, Round Ireland with a Fridge is a classic travel adventure in the tradition of Bill Bryson with a dash of Dave Barry.

Preview this book» What people are saying - 4/5(40). One man's tour of Ireland on tap; a rollicking travelogue in the tradition of Round Ireland with a Fridge and McCarthy's Bar. "Regret" is the word that best describes Evan McHugh's first taste of Guinness.

For an Australian raised on Vegemite, Ireland's black brew is very much an acquired taste. But the travel-writer is committed to acquiring it.

They surfed together, entered a bachelor festival, and one of them had sex without the other knowing. And unexpectedly, the fridge itself became a momentary focus for the people of international bestseller, Round Ireland with a Fridge is a classic travel adventure in the tradition of Bill Bryson with a dash of Dave Barry.4/5(35).

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by Tony Hawks Tony had me laughing out loud at parts, and it’s a truly delightful book to tell people about (“No seriously: the fridge went surfing!”). It does have a nice travel element to it, though it’s less about the landscape of Ireland and more about the people Tony.

Editions for Round Ireland with a Fridge: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback publi Cited by: 6.Round Ireland With A Fridge by Hawks, Tony and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 'A Piano in the Pyrenees' and 'Round Ireland with a Fridge'.

To this book though, Tony is a good narrator and the journey he has following a drunken bet with a friend in a pub that he would go around the whole of Ireland with a fridge is well read.