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11 Waterford Whispers headlines that sum up the year 2014

Kim Kardashian Becomes Wedged In Ailwee Caves, and other classics from 2014.

Source: Waterford Whispers News

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

Source: WWN

Source: Paloma Kreischer

2. Of romance

Source: WWN

Source: Graham Hughes/Photocall Ireland

3. And of big money

Source: WWN

Source: Achmad Ibrahim

4. The world of showbiz was rocked by scandal

Source: WWN

Source: harmonica pete

5. Ireland had some famous visitors

Source: WWN

Source: arripay

6. And its fair share of horror

Source: WWN

Source: Laura Hutton/Photocall Ireland

7. Hurling went international

Source: WWN


8. While back home, we were traumatised

Source: WWN

Source: RTE

9. The world of sport went through a difficult time

Source: WWN

Source: Mike Egerton

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

Source: WWN

Source: AP/Press Association Images

11. Finally, there were the water charges.

Source: WWN

Source: /Photocall Ireland

What a year.

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