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'I got a notion one time and I went to a hypnotist in Limerick'
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# Irish Abroad

'I got a notion one time and I went to a hypnotist in Limerick'

May 5th 2018, 8:00 AM 29,056 Views 17 Comments

Ex-Munster hooker Duncan Casey and Grenoble are one win away from promotion into the Top 14.

'After Trump and Brexit, the centre ground of Irish politics shouldn't take their position for granted in 2017'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

'After Trump and Brexit, the centre ground of Irish politics shouldn't take their position for granted in 2017'

Dec 27th 2016, 9:30 PM 436 Views 34 Comments

Uncertainty currently reigns in the two countries I call home. Here’s what to expect in the US and in Ireland in 2017, writes Larry Donnelly.

'PK is back on television' - Pat and Colette on their new show and why there is 'nothing sexist' about the title
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# Pat Kenny Tonight

'PK is back on television' - Pat and Colette on their new show and why there is 'nothing sexist' about the title

Oct 4th 2016, 8:50 PM 29,660 Views 70 Comments

Pat Kenny Tonight will air its first episode tomorrow.

Bryan Dobson: "I'd be terrified of presenting a chat show"
# On D'Telly
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# On D'Telly

Bryan Dobson: "I'd be terrified of presenting a chat show"

Aug 16th 2015, 9:30 PM 17,769 Views 63 Comments

Good news for his many fans – he’ll stay with RTÉ News for as long as they’ll have him.

"It was really tough and it is tough... I wouldn't have it any other way"
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# Current Affairs

"It was really tough and it is tough... I wouldn't have it any other way"

Aug 16th 2015, 3:00 PM 29,597 Views 26 Comments

The RTÉ presenter tells us what we can expect on the next season of Claire Byrne Live.

Politically disillusioned young people need an edgy, relevant programme like The Daily Show
# Debate
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# Debate

Politically disillusioned young people need an edgy, relevant programme like The Daily Show

Feb 16th 2015, 8:03 PM 152 Views 87 Comments

We need something that will really engage younger people.

Claire Byrne on sexism, competition from UTV and being 'as stubborn as an ass'
# Bring It On
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# Bring It On

Claire Byrne on sexism, competition from UTV and being 'as stubborn as an ass'

Jan 19th 2015, 7:15 AM 14,595 Views 15 Comments

The broadcaster said she wanted to stick her two fingers up at people saying she should ‘go back to reading from an auto-cue with her blond hair’.

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know
# News Wrap
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# News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Sep 15th 2014, 12:55 PM 7,712 Views 1 Comment

Catch up as you refuel.

RTÉ's Steve Carson accepts job at BBC Northern Ireland
# RTÉ
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# RTÉ

RTÉ's Steve Carson accepts job at BBC Northern Ireland

Oct 11th 2013, 7:18 PM 15,541 Views 10 Comments

Carson, who is married to broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan, is to join BBC Northern Ireland has Head of Productions.

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

Sep 28th 2013, 10:30 AM 3,630 Views 10 Comments

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…

No cure for the Dáil: The week's news skewed
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No cure for the Dáil: The week's news skewed

Sep 21st 2013, 10:30 AM 6,720 Views 15 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: No bankers to be hurt in the making of inquiry; is the Pope a Catholic?

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

Aug 31st 2013, 10:30 AM 7,236 Views 42 Comments

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

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

Aug 24th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,497 Views 7 Comments

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

Read: Village magazine's vow to take legal action on white collar crime
# Corruption
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# Corruption

Read: Village magazine's vow to take legal action on white collar crime

Aug 14th 2013, 10:18 AM 7,543 Views 51 Comments

The current affairs magazine has called on DPP to initiate legal proceedings against those found by specific bankers and people found by the Mahon Tribunal to have been involved in corrupt activities – or else it will.

Dublin's most high security creche and annoying radio presenters: The week's news skewed
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# Not The News

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

Aug 10th 2013, 10:30 AM 15,301 Views 7 Comments

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.

Sean O'Rourke replaces Pat Kenny and Claire Byrne joins Morning Ireland
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# RTÉ

Sean O'Rourke replaces Pat Kenny and Claire Byrne joins Morning Ireland

Aug 10th 2013, 10:21 AM 15,142 Views 52 Comments

The change comes following Kenny’s shock announcement that he was leaving the state broadcaster after 41 years to join Newstalk.

Orgasms and MacGill: The week's news skewed
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Orgasms and MacGill: The week's news skewed

Aug 3rd 2013, 10:30 AM 10,416 Views 7 Comments

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

Pat Kenny is leaving RTÉ to join Newstalk
# Moving
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# Moving

Pat Kenny is leaving RTÉ to join Newstalk

Jul 31st 2013, 2:20 PM 28,862 Views 159 Comments

The veteran broadcaster will present a mid-morning show on Newstalk from September, it has been confirmed.

Royal baby offered place in Irish creche: The week's news skewed
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# Not The News

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

Jul 27th 2013, 10:30 AM 18,357 Views 13 Comments

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

Bit-of-a-buffoon inquiry: The week's news skewed
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Bit-of-a-buffoon inquiry: The week's news skewed

Jul 20th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,556 Views 7 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Seanad insists it’s relevant, talks about fanny; parades mar riots; Magdalene nuns coach banking execs.

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

Jul 13th 2013, 10:30 AM 4,381 Views 2 Comments

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.

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

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

Jun 29th 2013, 10:00 AM 7,128 Views 5 Comments

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

How to survive lunch with Bono: The week's news skewed
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How to survive lunch with Bono: The week's news skewed

Jun 22nd 2013, 10:00 AM 8,215 Views 23 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: G8 leaders express their support for Seán Quinn, and things get back to normal after the Obamas leave town.

PAC chairman hoping to replace Cmmdr Hadfield, bring wife and son: The week's news skewed
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# Not The News

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

Jun 15th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,887 Views 1 Comment

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

The G8 loves it when you smile: The week's news skewed
# Satire
# Satire

The G8 loves it when you smile: The week's news skewed

Jun 8th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,723 Views 2 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: We’ll swap you Ulster Bank for the M50, scaring off the sun.

Alan Shatter 'humbled', HSE versus the China baby video: The week's news skewed
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Alan Shatter 'humbled', HSE versus the China baby video: The week's news skewed

Jun 1st 2013, 10:00 AM 7,236 Views 10 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: HSE officials too busy watching video of Chinese baby to appear on Prime Time, and parents using clothes recycling containers to mind children…

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

May 25th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,919 Views 5 Comments

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

Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed
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Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed

May 18th 2013, 10:00 AM 12,184 Views 6 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: The Gathering at the Dáil; Cabinet clones; Alan Shatter knows what you did last summer.

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

May 11th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,279 Views 13 Comments

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.

Snake oil, champagne-licking Troika: The week's news skewed
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Snake oil, champagne-licking Troika: The week's news skewed

May 4th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,048 Views 9 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Peter Mathews takes himself hostage and the Womb Repossession Bill takes centre stage.

James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed
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James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed

Apr 27th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,370 Views 10 Comments

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.”

Here is the week in news... skewed
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Here is the week in news... skewed

Apr 20th 2013, 10:00 AM 7,927 Views 17 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: making it easier for everyone to be insolvent; Alan Shatter’s beliebers; Quinnsolvency and waking up the Troika in the middle of the night…

Here is the week's news... skewed
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# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Apr 13th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,493 Views 8 Comments

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’.

Here is the week's news... skewed
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# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Apr 6th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,481 Views 1 Comment

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.

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Current Affairs
# Current Affairs

Here is the week's news... skewed

Mar 30th 2013, 10:00 AM 8,195 Views 3 Comments

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Mar 23rd 2013, 10:00 AM 6,246 Views 3 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: RTE stars confused by Pope’s message of humility, and Office of Public Works ‘may never know’ the source of the Cork floods.

Here is the week's news... skewed
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# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Mar 16th 2013, 10:00 AM 7,347 Views 13 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: The country is ‘fraped’ with snow; Pope Francis feels let down by Ming Flanagan; horsemeat scandal neigh fair to the rich?

Here is the week's news... skewed
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# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Mar 9th 2013, 9:45 AM 5,209 Views 0 Comments

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Mar 2nd 2013, 5:00 PM 3,940 Views 3 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: SIPTU president wins Oscar; hopes rise of a politicians’ strike; Pope quits over Croke Park II; Lift chaos leads to primary care centre.

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