C'mon Dick, the REAL Richard Burton would have filled the half hour by rattling round the houghmagandie
tree six times with Liz Taylor, laying down the sound track to the War Of The Worlds album and still had enough time to fit in half a dozen large brandiesl
Words, Words, Words: Houghmagandie
, Knockers, Trolleys & Others by linguist and academician Diarmaid O Muirithe (former Senior Lecturer in Irish, University College Dublin), expertly probes lexicography, dialect, sexual practices, sport and social history to create a humorous, informed and informative guide for non-specialist general readers to some of the more obscure and bizarre byways of the English language.
He was a founder member of The Houghmagandie
Roadshow in later years while touring as a solo singer to support top Irish acts including The Dubliners and the Fureys.
By the 1980s, he had recorded with celebrated Coventry band Lochan and appeared with members of Lochan plus the late Pete Bevan as part of the Houghmagandie
Celebrated local line-ups that included Gibb were Lochan and the Houghmagandie
Roadshow which also featured another great Coventry personality, the late Pete Bevan.