Books Guaranteed to Make You Laugh this Christmas!

By Brona Looby
In Competitions
Dec 8th, 2017

2017 has brought us some truly entertaining reads and has been a memorable year when it comes to hilarious books that have made us laugh.

From the latest compendium of the year’s funniest news stories from Ireland’s leading satirical news site through to hilarious and entertaining accounts of dealing with life’s daily challenges, here’s our top recommendations for books that are guaranteed to keep you laughing over the festive season. Click here to see our full list!

 OMG! What a Complete Aisling by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen

This entertaining and heartwarming novel detailing ‘small town girl’ Aisling’s experience of life in the ‘Big Smoke’ has captivated so many, and has been one of the most popular fiction reads of the year. Ireland’s answer to Bridget Jones has taken the world of Irish publishing by storm. Read it now and discover why so many people have taken Aisling into their hearts!


 Newsageddon! by Waterford Whispers

‘Waterford Whispers’ has kept us entertained throughout the year with their witty, comical and satirical take on the year’s top news stories.

This compendium features the very best of their articles from 2017. Containing such gems as’ “It Would Only Cost £3bn To Sink Northern Ireland Into The Sea” May Casually Tells Cabinet’ and ‘Oscars 2018 To Feature New ‘Dead To Us’ Segment’, this is the perfect Christmas gift for anyone with an interest in Current Affairs!


 Motherfocloir by Darach O’Seaghdha

Winner of the Popular Non-Fiction award at this year’s Irish Book Awards, ‘Motherfocloir’ is a witty, nostalgic and irreverent look at the Irish language based on the enormously popular Twitter account @theirishfor. A brilliantly entertaining and comical reference book with a difference!


 Why Can’t Everything Just Stay the Same? by Stefanie Preissner

This brilliant collection of hilarious yet also touching and honest stories about social media, ageing and relationship break-ups illustrates why Stefanie Preissner is increasingly recognised as one of the most important new voices in Irish writing.


 The Rory’s Stories Guide to the GAA by Rory O’Connor

The GAA is one of Ireland’s most famous institutions – but it is not without its quirks and foibles! In this humorous guide, the creator of the popular Facebook group ‘Rory’s Stories’ presents a laugh-out-loud introduction to the GAA – covering everything from bleep tests to post-game hangovers, it’s a great gift whether you’re an armchair sports fan, or a true GAA fanatic!



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