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11 Waterford Whispers headlines that sum up the year 2014

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THIS WAS A big year for Waterford Whispers News.

In January, it hit international headlines with a story about North Korea landing an astronaut on the sun. Eleven months later, the satirical news site that started in Colm Williamson’s living room employs three people - and has just brought out its first book.

Here’s how WWN saw 2014.

Click the text to read the full stories. In case anyone needs reminding, these headlines are all very much satirical.

1. It was a year of natural disasters

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Paloma Kreischer Paloma Kreischer

2. Of romance

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3. And of big money

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Achmad Ibrahim Achmad Ibrahim

4. The world of showbiz was rocked by scandal

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5. Ireland had some famous visitors

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6. And its fair share of horror

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7. Hurling went international

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8. While back home, we were traumatised

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RTE RTE

9. The world of sport went through a difficult time

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Mike Egerton Mike Egerton

10. And let’s not even talk about G****

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11. Finally, there were the water charges.

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What a year.

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