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# the-mire - Saturday 28 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Why bankers are just like Hobbits: The week's news skewed Not The News

Why bankers are just like Hobbits: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Most people ‘too stupid’ to emigrate, farmers want gun money, and Diageo unlikely to face charges over Arthur’s Day…

# the-mire - Saturday 14 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach calls on Government to 'look busy': The week's news skewed Not The News

Taoiseach calls on Government to 'look busy': The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: FAI looks for a manager who speaks English, Obama considers what to do about the Seanad, and Dáil reform ‘completely unnecessary’.

# the-mire - Saturday 7 September, 2013

From TheJournal.ie What John Waters did during his time in prison: The week's news skewed Not The News

What John Waters did during his time in prison: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Sean O’Rourke and Pat Kenny to wrestle, homeowner professes their love for Permanent TSB, and bankers mistreat their politicians.

# the-mire - Saturday 31 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Brian Cowen still can’t believe he was Taoiseach: The week’s news skewed Not The News

Brian Cowen still can’t believe he was Taoiseach: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Lack of jobs causing unemployment and ‘ordinary man’ survives bus trip into town.

# the-mire - Saturday 24 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Banks to take us seriously... er, no: The week's news skewed Not The News

Banks to take us seriously... er, no: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Egypt despairs as Eamon Gilmore drafted in to heal divisions.

# the-mire - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Dublin’s most high security creche and annoying radio presenters: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Support grows for a Fine Gael-Fianna Fail-Labour-Sinn Féin-everyone else coalition and Dubliners terrorised by buses roaming the city.

# the-mire - Friday 9 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2013* Satire

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2013*

*The events of 2013 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# the-mire - Thursday 8 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2012* Satire

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2012*

*The events of 2012 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# the-mire - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2011* Satire

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2011*

*The events of 2011 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# the-mire - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2010* Satire

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2010*

*The events of 2010 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# the-mire - Monday 5 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2009* Satire

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2009*

*The events of 2009 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# the-mire - Saturday 3 August, 2013

Orgasms and MacGill: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: A groundshaking event at MacGill summer school, Paddy and Pat – the sequel; bankers defaulting on responsibility.

# the-mire - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Royal baby offered place in Irish creche: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Diplomatic incidents over British Prince George, HSE tells everyone to lighten up.

# the-mire - Saturday 13 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Dirty Dancing in the Dáil: The week’s news skewed Not The News

Dirty Dancing in the Dáil: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Late night Dáil party nearly ends in abortion and a cartographer worries that Lucinda Creighton may disappear right off the map.

# the-mire - Saturday 6 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie One from the satire archive: The 85 Billion Euro Man Ortolan

One from the satire archive: The 85 Billion Euro Man

Still reeling from the Anglo Tapes? We recall a clairvoyant extract from satirical novel, The Eighty-Five Billion Dollar Man.

# the-mire - Saturday 29 June, 2013

Reillyland declared not in recession: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Irish getting better at racism, taking bankers to a long lunch, loving Anglo.

# the-mire - Saturday 15 June, 2013

PAC chairman hoping to replace Cmmdr Hadfield, bring wife and son: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Ireland wants to be ruled by the head of Gerry Adams and the clothed body of Rihanna.

# the-mire - Saturday 25 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Enda Kenny visits Greece and J Edgar Shatter fights dirty: The week's news skewed Not The News

Enda Kenny visits Greece and J Edgar Shatter fights dirty: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Dáil beauty pageant causes tensions, Taoiseach and Greek PM hold shortest discussions ever, and laughter at SIPO…

# the-mire - Saturday 11 May, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Fine Gael TDs on Twitter and free GP care : The week's news skewed Not The News

Fine Gael TDs on Twitter and free GP care : The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Leinster House goes wild photocopying arses, free GP care for healthy citizens, and FG TDs insult each other for Twitter practice.

# the-mire - Saturday 27 April, 2013

James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: “I was delighted when I heard we were getting a new political party,” a man on a bus in Rialto said. “Then I heard there were TDs in it.”

# the-mire - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: How Ireland has some of the fittest fat kids in the world and why the axing of Communion grants is ‘worse than the famine’.

# the-mire - Saturday 6 April, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Kim Jong-Un clings on to his place in the Dáil Technical Group, pointing Phil Hogan at North Korea and Ireland nominated by troika for fantasy government awards.

# the-mire - Saturday 30 March, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via TheMire wire: Government concern over threesomes, Gardaí to be microchipped – and how Uzis could have prevented the bailout…

# the-mire - Saturday 9 March, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Rodents’ emigration plans thwarted; Revenue Commissioners get seriously serious; smart economy passes away in Leinster House.

# the-mire - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Here is the week’s news… skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Gerry’s teddy all the talk in toy town; today’s marginalised looking forward to a State apology in 2063; cé hé Micheál Martin?

# the-mire - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Donkey meat disgusts horse meat eaters; Pat Rabbitte’s Valentine to himself; retirement advice from an ex-Pope.

# the-mire - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Irish phrases that could confuses visitors for The Gathering, Clare Daly’s ‘house’ measure, and disoriented man could be member of government…

# the-mire - Saturday 26 January, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Obesity helping the recliner chair-smuggling business; rural drinking a lifeline for rural Garda stations; GAA jealous of soccer ball boy phenomenon.

# the-mire - Saturday 12 January, 2013

This is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Tinfoil hats to protect against interweb; abortion floodgates ‘like Guinness at The Gathering’; James Reilly a mystery to the Troika.

# the-mire - Sunday 6 January, 2013

This is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Employed people get the Pat Kenny jitters; newspapers to save the interweb; Irish people want to be Swiss.

# the-mire - Saturday 29 December, 2012

The Mire's review of the year's news... skewed

Government response to Anonymous cheers everyone up; Heathrow goes green; Irish people want to escape to prisons; Love/Hate Christmas special: This was 2012 according to The Mire

# the-mire - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Wine replaces the euro as common currency; Budget enshrines right to die in poverty and exclusive details of the Love/Hate Christmas special.

# the-mire - Saturday 1 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Here is the week's news... skewed Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: 103% of adults fluent in Irish; evidence of a parliament found in Leinster House; rainwater is tax-free… for now.

# the-mire - Saturday 10 November, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Here is the week's news... skewed Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: A Gathering storm; Al-Quinnada; and Mitt Romney’s Irish cousin?

# the-mire - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Here is the week’s news… skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Making it easier to get an Irish Heritage certificate; criminals too busy wetting themselves at Garda Segways to commit crimes; Richie Boucher catches Bond producers’ eye.

# the-mire - Saturday 27 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Here is the week's news... skewed Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Ice-cream for children’s votes? Tayto Park as possible children’s hospital site? European ‘Rear of the Year’ award for the Taoiseach?

# the-mire - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Suing for the right to piddle in peace; bank begs people not to pay cash; Enda upstages Rosanna.

# the-mire - Saturday 29 September, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Kilkenny residents told they have to live beside Phil Hogan; Mars rover finds primary care centres on the red planet.

# the-mire - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: James Reilly wins international comedy award; mystery as man found in Dublin “without a care in the world”; Rosanna’s breasts issue complaint.

# the-mire - Saturday 15 September, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Here is the week's news... skewed Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Will Rory McIlroy attend The Gathering? And round 2 of Michael Noonan versus the IMF…

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