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The 17 absolute rudest place names in Ireland

Pity the residents of Lousybush.

Bastardstown, Muff, Crazy Corner... welcome to Ireland Funny Irish Names This post contains images

Bastardstown, Muff, Crazy Corner... welcome to Ireland

Explore seven of Ireland’s most amusing place names. (Warning! May contain juvenile tendencies!)

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things you need to know by 9am.

Now you can buy a t-shirt to confirm your Effin heritage

The Limerick parish which hit the headlines when it wasn’t acknowledged by Facebook is trying to cash in on its fame.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Friday The Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

In tonight’s fix: Some parents to lose child benefit; continued rows over pensions debacle; Ray Grehan bankrupt – in England – and all the other bits you may have missed.

Facebook allows Effin locals to declare hometown – but no expats

The social network silently allowed people to use ‘Effin’ as their hometown over Christmas – but people living away from Ireland can’t do so.

It's not Effin fair: Facebook 'allows other rude names in Limerick area'

Local points out that villages near banned Effin are called Nicker and Meanus and are allowed on the site (although nearby Bottomstown is blocked).