Proust Questionnaire:

Mick Flannery

Mick Flannery

Mick Flannery and his six piece band band will perform at Fergie’s Bar, Tullamore this Sunday October 19. Tickets on sale at Heartbeat city, Fergie’s Bar, and Paradise Tickets. Contact (086 ) 1783621.

What is your idea of perfect happiness?  

Country house, wife, three kids, two big mean dogs and no more of this bullshit.

Which historical figure do you most identify with?


Which living person do you most identify with?


Which trait do you most deplore in yourself?

My laziness and my grumpiness and my ability to mumble, too many to mention really.

What is your greatest extravagance?

Silly levels of gambling.

What is your favourite journey? 

Trip to Dingle via Conor Pass.

On what occasion do you lie?

Too many to mention.

Which living person do you most despise?


What or who is the greatest love of your life?

My van.

When and where were you happiest?

In bed, 10 minutes ago.

Which talent would you most like to have?

I'd like to be a good marksman!

What is your current state of mind?

Overwhelming self-pity.

What do you consider your greatest achievement?

None yet!


If you were to die and come back as a person or a thing, what do you think it would be?

A big mean dog.

What is your most treasured possession?

My van.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?

I knew a guy once who used to ask for 10 pence off me every day knowing I'd never ask him for a 10p coin back, he must have taken hundreds off me, bastard.

What is your favourite occupation?

Mattress tester.

What is the quality you most like in a man?

Ability to take the piss out of one's self.

What is the quality you most like in a woman?

Same thing, with a couple of other things.

Who are your favourite writers?

John Steinbeck, Cormac MacCarthy, Henry Miller, Charles Bukowski, Bob Dylan.

What is your motto?

Here we are!!



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