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Marty Morrissey had the ‘best ride he’s ever had’ at the Ploughing Championships

Don’t ever change, Marty.
Sep 25th 2015, 8:54 AM 6,266 9

LAST NIGHT, RTÉ’s coverage of the National Ploughing Championships came to an end.

To mark the end of this year’s festival, Marty Morrissey was challenged to go on a 50-metre amusement.

Specifically this 50-metre amusement.



He wasn’t exactly thrilled at the prospect of going on it…

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But he went ahead with it nonetheless.

I don’t understand why Aine Lawlor gets to bake bread, and I have to do this craic.

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“Down we go!”

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Soon there was wailing, cursing and exclamations of “Lord above in heaven!”

It was safe to say that Marty wasn’t loving it.

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Look at the terror in his eyes when he realises it isn’t over.

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But when it came to an end, Marty composed himself and managed to make the most Marty Morrissey remark of all-time.

That was the best ride I’ve ever had.

Bravo, Marty.

(Look closely and you can actually see Marty bang his head while getting out. Ouch.)

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God bless you, Marty Morrissey.

Written by Amy O’Connor and first published on


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