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Gotcha: Here's a handful of April Fool's jokes from today to make you giggle (or groan)
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# Have A Laugh

Gotcha: Here's a handful of April Fool's jokes from today to make you giggle (or groan)

Apr 1st 2021, 6:27 PM 59,890 Views 14 Comments

Been fooled yet today?

Debunked: That WhatsApp message about a 'strict ban on alcohol' from tomorrow is, at best, an April Fool's joke
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Debunked: That WhatsApp message about a 'strict ban on alcohol' from tomorrow is, at best, an April Fool's joke

Apr 1st 2020, 6:37 PM 41,849 Views 26 Comments

The image claims that there will be “a strict ban of alcohol” from tomorrow, meaning that off-licences would close.

From a Boris Johnson postage stamp to 30cm biscuits: the best gags from this year's April Fool's Day
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From a Boris Johnson postage stamp to 30cm biscuits: the best gags from this year's April Fool's Day

Apr 1st 2019, 11:02 PM 51,500 Views 20 Comments

In the era of fake news, this year has shown that the possibilities for a gag are as strong as ever.

Kenyan retail worker subjected to 'racially motivated' April Fools prank awarded €10,000
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Kenyan retail worker subjected to 'racially motivated' April Fools prank awarded €10,000

Jul 10th 2018, 10:55 PM 30,112 Views 0 Comments

A man purporting to be from the Garda National Immigration Bureau told him he was living and working in Ireland illegally.

These grandparents in Dublin had the best reaction to their daughter's April Fool
# Aww Look
# Aww Look

These grandparents in Dublin had the best reaction to their daughter's April Fool

Apr 3rd 2017, 11:38 AM 8,060 Views 2 Comments

Pinch of salt.

10 of the most genuinely enjoyable April Fools' Day pranks of 2017
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10 of the most genuinely enjoyable April Fools' Day pranks of 2017

Apr 1st 2017, 7:30 PM 53,769 Views 20 Comments

Trust nobody.

10 of the most genuinely enjoyable April Fools' Day pranks of 2017
# April Fools
# April Fools

10 of the most genuinely enjoyable April Fools' Day pranks of 2017

Apr 1st 2017, 11:09 AM 17,597 Views 6 Comments

Trust nobody.

These two photos sum up the ridiculous nature of Irish weather in April
# April Fools
# April Fools

These two photos sum up the ridiculous nature of Irish weather in April

Apr 27th 2016, 11:17 AM 10,776 Views 2 Comments

Hail or sun, please decide.

Google got rid of their April Fool's prank because no one thought it was funny
# Mic Drop
# Mic Drop

Google got rid of their April Fool's prank because no one thought it was funny

Apr 1st 2016, 10:09 PM 8,814 Views 4 Comments

You can do anything, but don’t mess with people’s emails.

15 of the most mortifying April Fool's pranks of 2016
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# April Fools

15 of the most mortifying April Fool's pranks of 2016

Apr 1st 2016, 7:16 PM 13,426 Views 0 Comments

Ugh.

9 of the most enjoyable April Fools Pranks of 2016
# Joke's On You
# Joke's On You

9 of the most enjoyable April Fools Pranks of 2016

Apr 1st 2016, 1:20 PM 11,448 Views 2 Comments

Solid efforts.

9 of our favourite sporting April Fools' stories for the day that's in it
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# International Joke Day

9 of our favourite sporting April Fools' stories for the day that's in it

Apr 1st 2016, 11:33 AM 12,295 Views 6 Comments

Featuring Briege Corkery, Rio Ferdinand and Leinster Rugby’s Leo the Lion.

Vincent Browne presented Xposé with Glenda Gilson, and it was glorious
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# Vinny B

Vincent Browne presented Xposé with Glenda Gilson, and it was glorious

Apr 7th 2015, 8:35 AM 7,750 Views 1 Comment

“I’m Vincent Browne, this is Xposé.”

9 of the most embarrassingly bad April Fools' jokes of 2015
# Joke's On You
# Joke's On You

9 of the most embarrassingly bad April Fools' jokes of 2015

Apr 1st 2015, 6:13 PM 13,030 Views 1 Comment

Please. No more.

Modest McGregor? Here are 12 of our favourite sports-related April Fools' stories
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# YOLO

Modest McGregor? Here are 12 of our favourite sports-related April Fools' stories

Apr 1st 2015, 2:29 PM 9,349 Views 3 Comments

Meanwhile, Ian Madigan is making a shock return to Kilmacud Crokes according to, erm, us?

15 of the most enjoyable April Fools' Day pranks of 2015
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# Fool Me Once

15 of the most enjoyable April Fools' Day pranks of 2015

Apr 1st 2015, 1:05 PM 21,761 Views 20 Comments

Gold star, everybody.

This Dublin takeaway's elaborate April Fools' gag is completely brilliant
# Fast Food
# Fast Food

This Dublin takeaway's elaborate April Fools' gag is completely brilliant

Apr 1st 2015, 11:39 AM 14,816 Views 3 Comments

“Food is fast enough.”

8 April Fools jokes everyone truly wishes were real
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# April Fools

8 April Fools jokes everyone truly wishes were real

Apr 1st 2015, 9:47 AM 12,560 Views 5 Comments

PLEASE RECONSIDER.

John Oliver explains why "April Fools' Day is to comedy as St. Patrick's Day is to Irish culture"
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# No Prank Pledge

John Oliver explains why "April Fools' Day is to comedy as St. Patrick's Day is to Irish culture"

Mar 31st 2015, 7:36 AM 3,226 Views 1 Comment

The jokes are coming.

Student pulls brilliant pregnancy phone call prank on teacher
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# Gotcha

Student pulls brilliant pregnancy phone call prank on teacher

Apr 7th 2014, 7:48 AM 8,106 Views 1 Comment

Oh, he’s made a terrible mistake.

Weird Wide Web: Pranks we wish were real, an unsettling game and a high-tech Cork pub
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Weird Wide Web: Pranks we wish were real, an unsettling game and a high-tech Cork pub

Apr 6th 2014, 11:00 AM 17,365 Views 5 Comments

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Here are the cruel pranks people played on their families for April Fools
# Harsh
# Harsh

Here are the cruel pranks people played on their families for April Fools

Apr 2nd 2014, 3:57 PM 3,829 Views 0 Comments

Which is your favourite?

Netflix pulled off the greatest April Fools' prank
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# Delicious Tv

Netflix pulled off the greatest April Fools' prank

Apr 2nd 2014, 8:02 AM 11,038 Views 1 Comment

You haven’t seen Rotisserie Chicken yet? Ah man, it’s deadly.

So a lot of tech companies had fun with April Fools Day today
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# For The Day That's In It

So a lot of tech companies had fun with April Fools Day today

Apr 1st 2014, 9:00 PM 40,956 Views 8 Comments

Especially Google, but that was already expected.

8 people who got April Fooled today
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# April Fool's Day

8 people who got April Fooled today

Apr 1st 2014, 7:03 PM 8,241 Views 3 Comments

The victims get a voice.

Not An April Fool: NGOs share unbelievable facts
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Not An April Fool: NGOs share unbelievable facts

Apr 1st 2014, 3:56 PM 18,479 Views 40 Comments

A dozen non-governmental organisations tweeted on the topics of homelessness, emigration, and adult literacy.

A Definitive Ranking of Ireland's April Fools' Day Pranks
# Gotcha
# Gotcha

A Definitive Ranking of Ireland's April Fools' Day Pranks

Apr 1st 2014, 12:15 PM 56,450 Views 34 Comments

A blue cheese easter egg. Really?

WATCH: Bubba Watson has an ingenious idea - golf hover carts
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WATCH: Bubba Watson has an ingenious idea - golf hover carts

Apr 2nd 2013, 7:01 PM 3,797 Views 4 Comments

Is it real or a belated April Fools’ prank? Judge for yourself.

The 5 best sporting April Fools hoaxes...
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# Left Handed Hurleys

The 5 best sporting April Fools hoaxes...

Apr 1st 2013, 4:45 PM 6,123 Views 1 Comment

Then again, maybe Mike Tyson is actually coming out of retirement?

Round-up: The best of today's April Fool's Day stories
# April Fools
# April Fools

Round-up: The best of today's April Fool's Day stories

Apr 1st 2012, 2:51 PM 20,499 Views 18 Comments

Twitter’s going down to 133 characters; Skype has solved the difficulty of poor coverage… and Bertie’s moving to Nigeria.

Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories you tweeted in 2011
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Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories you tweeted in 2011

Dec 27th 2011, 3:00 PM 3,435 Views 2 Comments

Gay mice, a footballer leaving Twitter and an April Fools’ joke – some of the stories you most wanted to share with your Twitter followers.

Who's fooling who? The PR rush on April 1
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# April Fools

Who's fooling who? The PR rush on April 1

Apr 1st 2011, 6:33 PM 2,831 Views 0 Comments

Never mind the media – companies and brands have been trying to pull the wool over for a bit of publicity today… so here it is.