PIC: The Rubberbandits and the Anton Savage show created a brand new Irish dessert on live radio 4 years ago

PIC: The Rubberbandits and the Anton Savage show created a brand new Irish dessert on live radio

Anton just might have known what they were up to.

We’re big fans of the Rubberbandits in these parts and big fans of their appearances on national radio in particular.

Nearly every time they appear on the airwaves they make a lasting impression; who can forget their discussion with Tom Dunne when drugs were legalised for one day in Ireland earlier this year?

Yesterday, Blindboy Boatclub joined Anton Savage for a chat on Today FM and during the discussion, Anton raised the point that Limerick has no native desserts.

Blindboy was more than happy to correct him when telling him about the Sarsfields Gannet, a salted Kit Kat floating in cider, a delicacy dedicated to a water bird taken to war by Patrick Sarsfield, the famous Limerick historical figure.

We were on Today FM with Anton Savage yesterday and made up a fake Limerick dessert called a "Sarsfields Gannet". Which...

Posted by Rubberbandits on Friday, 2 October 2015

You can judge for yourself after listening back to the conversation as to whether Anton actually believed in their existence (we're pretty sure he didn't), but in any case, they made up a batch of them in Today FM this morning, with Keith Duffy amongst those lucky enough to give it a try.