PICS: This stag party in Louth had a Paddy "Pintman" Losty theme and their t-shirts were epic 4 years ago

PICS: This stag party in Louth had a Paddy "Pintman" Losty theme and their t-shirts were epic

The legend lives on...

Continuing the trend of possibly the best Irish meme of 2017, Paddy "Pintman" Losty is still having a daily influence on the folk of Ireland.

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For those of you unaware, the phenomenon is inspired by the great Paddy Losty, a picture of whom was brought to the Irish public’s attention in 2015 by Publin.ie, who found him in a book titled ‘Dublin pub life and lore’ by Kevin C Kearns.

Paddy, so goes the description in the book, was one of Dublin’s great pintmen, who were known to put away 30 or more pints in a day, and his status as a viral sensation really kicked off this year when he became the basis for several memes involving  a man drinking 45 pints in about two hours, with only a packet of ‘crips’ and ‘maybe a packet of peanuts’ for sustenance.

One of JOE's loyal readers got in contact with us to show off the t-shirts that he and the rest of the his stag party wore during their recent pre-wedding celebrations in Carlingford.

Mark Reilly, the groomsman Shane McHale, and the rest of the mostly Mayo lads wandered around the Louth town, and as Mark puts it:

"Everyone we met were either laughing their heads off or wondering what it was about but they all said they had never seen a stag t-shirt like it before."

We have to agree, they are pretty awesome.

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But we think you'll agree, we need to know how many bags of crips and packets of peanuts the lads got through before the stag weekend came to an end.