Erin Go Aaaugggh!
The Portland Mercury - over 3 years
In Grabbers, you need to drink to survive.
by Ned Lannamann
ERIN ISLE is beautiful, isolated, and quiet. There's little for the tiny island's inhabitants to do but fish and drink, both of which they do copiously and happily. It's the sort of idyllic Irish setting where whimsical comedies like Waking Ned Devine take place. Well, it would be, except that tentacled, blood-sucking, alien sea monsters are lurking in the waters. When a particularly drunk fisherman—naturally, his name is Paddy, because what else are you going to name a particularly drunk Irish fisherman?—lugs one ashore, others come looking for it, and soon the island's inhabitants have to rid themselves of the feckin' things.
Garda Ciarán O'Shea (Richard Coyle) is ostensibly in charge of protecting the people on the island—"garda" is the Irish word for police officer—but he's a wee bit too drunk to handle it. O'Shea's also responsible for training a pretty new lady garda,
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