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A woman bought Joe Dolan's hip on eBay for €650

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Apr 16th 2015, 2:43 PM 13,584 32

IS THIS THE most Irish story of all-time?

We think so.

Yesterday on Red FM’s Neil Prendeville Show, a woman named Maggie called in to regale the country with the tale of how she bought Joe Dolan’s hip bone on eBay.

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Maggie explained that the hip bone had been heavily featured on Podge and Rodge prior to his hip replacement. Dolan later agreed to sell it as part of a charity auction organised by Keith Duffy in aid of autism.

A longtime fan of the late singer, Maggie paid €650 for the hip bone. He later signed it, “Mind my hip, Joe Dolan”.

Tweet by @Neil Prendeville Source: Neil Prendeville/Twitter

It started out at something, like, €50 and it went all the way to €650. It was the only body part ever sold on eBay and they have a thing put down now that it can never again happen.

Where does she keep it? Encased in bubble wrap, of course.

So, to recap: a woman owns Joe Dolan’s hip bone and it’s the only body part to ever be sold on eBay.


Tweet by @A. Source Source: A. Source/Twitter

As you might expect, the newspapers are rather enjoying the story and it’s lent itself to some fairly decent puns.

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What a country, eh?

You can listen to the interview on Red FM here.

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