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A burglar was caught moonwalking on CCTV on RTÉ's Crimecall last night and it was so weird
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# Wanna Be Startin’ Somethin’

A burglar was caught moonwalking on CCTV on RTÉ's Crimecall last night and it was so weird

Dec 19th 2017, 10:11 AM 11,965 Views 1 Comment

Not-so-smooth criminal.

'Have you got the wiffy code?': The not-so-serious 2015 political awards
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'Have you got the wiffy code?': The not-so-serious 2015 political awards

Dec 24th 2015, 8:00 PM 15,693 Views 22 Comments

It’s been another GUBU year in politics.

The truth about that picture of Alex Salmond, a young lady and a Solero
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The truth about that picture of Alex Salmond, a young lady and a Solero

Dec 24th 2015, 12:15 PM 19,226 Views 8 Comments

The former Scottish first minister was snapped feeding a young woman a Solero in a picture that went viral earlier this year.

These politicians did a mortifying fashion show on TV3 this morning
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These politicians did a mortifying fashion show on TV3 this morning

Dec 7th 2015, 4:46 PM 33,994 Views 26 Comments

We’d advise them all to stick to the day job.

'Grotesque and appalling': War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil
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'Grotesque and appalling': War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil

Jul 14th 2015, 9:09 PM 20,471 Views 39 Comments

Éamon Ó Cuív has accused the government’s senior party of lying about protecting rural Ireland.

Is Aidan Gillen using his Haughey voice on Game of Thrones? People seem to think so
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Is Aidan Gillen using his Haughey voice on Game of Thrones? People seem to think so

Apr 16th 2015, 9:49 AM 12,134 Views 31 Comments

“We are living way beyond our means, Sansa.”

So we asked this government minister about the colour of *that* dress...
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# The Dress

So we asked this government minister about the colour of *that* dress...

Feb 27th 2015, 12:14 PM 14,537 Views 42 Comments

His answer will shock you.

Fianna Fáil TD thinks Charlie is 'dreadfully unfair'
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Fianna Fáil TD thinks Charlie is 'dreadfully unfair'

Jan 14th 2015, 11:35 AM 26,201 Views 62 Comments

Dara Calleary has been responding to the RTÉ drama in an interview with TheJournal.ie.

Did Des O'Malley really stop a row by wielding Saddam's sword around the Dáil?
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Did Des O'Malley really stop a row by wielding Saddam's sword around the Dáil?

Jan 12th 2015, 9:00 PM 41,618 Views 38 Comments

The story is true… sort of.

Aidan Gillen is the SPIT of Charlie Haughey in the new RTÉ drama
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# Gubu

Aidan Gillen is the SPIT of Charlie Haughey in the new RTÉ drama

Dec 4th 2014, 3:26 PM 2,268 Views 1 Comment

Uncanny.

Check out the trailer for RTÉ's new Charlie Haughey drama
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Check out the trailer for RTÉ's new Charlie Haughey drama

Dec 4th 2014, 2:49 PM 12,492 Views 29 Comments

“He was a fascinating, divisive character.”

We'll just leave this old picture of Eamon Gilmore in a polo neck right here
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# Blast From The Past

We'll just leave this old picture of Eamon Gilmore in a polo neck right here

Nov 25th 2014, 10:05 AM 10,220 Views 42 Comments

High fashion.

Check out this short video of Charlie Haughey telling us 'we're living way beyond our means'
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Check out this short video of Charlie Haughey telling us 'we're living way beyond our means'

Nov 2nd 2014, 5:30 PM 13,824 Views 81 Comments

“I wish to talk to you this evening about the state of the nation’s affairs and the picture I have to paint is not, unfortunately, a very cheerful one.”

Yes, this TD really did say she likes to lather butter all over herself and pretend she's a slug
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Yes, this TD really did say she likes to lather butter all over herself and pretend she's a slug

Oct 13th 2014, 9:34 AM 30,131 Views 49 Comments

But it was all for a good cause…

6 more skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos
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6 more skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos

Oct 6th 2014, 5:08 PM 7,560 Views 19 Comments

By-election campaign videos are odd, wonderful, and informative. Sort of.

Was Charlie Haughey really beaten with an iron bar on the morning of the Budget?
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Was Charlie Haughey really beaten with an iron bar on the morning of the Budget?

Sep 23rd 2014, 12:46 PM 11,998 Views 41 Comments

There is confusion after the new claim emerged last weekend.

On The Trail: 9 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014
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On The Trail: 9 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014

May 18th 2014, 4:30 PM 14,381 Views 9 Comments

The election trail can be an odd place, here are a few things we’ve come across in recent days…

Rónán Mullen dancing to Pharrell and 5 other slightly odd campaign videos
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Rónán Mullen dancing to Pharrell and 5 other slightly odd campaign videos

May 14th 2014, 2:32 PM 10,047 Views 46 Comments

The campaign trail is proving to be an increasingly odd place to be.

On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014
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On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014

May 11th 2014, 4:30 PM 15,430 Views 11 Comments

The election trail can be an odd place, here are a few things we’ve come across in recent days…

On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014
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On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014

May 4th 2014, 6:30 PM 11,980 Views 10 Comments

The election trail can be an odd place, here are a few things we’ve come across in recent days…

8 skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos
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8 skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos

Apr 29th 2014, 10:00 PM 10,578 Views 24 Comments

Fine Gael’s campaign videos for its six MEP candidates are nice productions, but bizarre in places….

On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014
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On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014

Apr 27th 2014, 4:00 PM 17,780 Views 13 Comments

The election trail can be an odd place, here are a few things we’ve come across in recent days…

11 pictures that prove the election trail is an odd place
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11 pictures that prove the election trail is an odd place

Apr 21st 2014, 3:00 PM 15,765 Views 29 Comments

Scaring elderly ladies and eating soup – all in a day’s work for a European Parliament hopeful…

'Ireland's Watergate': How the phone tapping scandal would lead to Haughey's downfall... eventually
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'Ireland's Watergate': How the phone tapping scandal would lead to Haughey's downfall... eventually

Dec 27th 2013, 7:30 AM 12,943 Views 19 Comments

What was the phone tapping scandal? TheJournal.ie takes a step back in time and examines what was arguably the biggest political scandal in Irish history that would have consequences far beyond 1983.

WATCH: TDs try to figure out what 'amazeballs' means
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WATCH: TDs try to figure out what 'amazeballs' means

Dec 5th 2013, 2:39 PM 35,862 Views 105 Comments

The only problem was they were pronouncing it ‘amazey-balls’.

In Pictures: The cast of RTÉ drama Charlie get to work
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In Pictures: The cast of RTÉ drama Charlie get to work

Oct 19th 2013, 11:05 AM 27,906 Views 24 Comments

Aidan Gillen as Charlies Haughey and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor as PJ Mara.

TV programme to recall events of Charles Haughey's GUBU years
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TV programme to recall events of Charles Haughey's GUBU years

Aug 19th 2013, 6:15 AM 8,566 Views 37 Comments

Two-part programme begins on TV3 tonight and will chart the rise and fall of Charles Haughey during the tumultuous events of 1982 and 1983.

Ireland camp: Injury situation is GUBU, but Sexton 'a safe bet' for Rome
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Ireland camp: Injury situation is GUBU, but Sexton 'a safe bet' for Rome

Mar 11th 2013, 3:08 PM 8,982 Views 22 Comments

The Ireland camp are counting the available bodies at Carton House.

No mention of Patrick Connolly, GUBU in 1982 State Papers
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No mention of Patrick Connolly, GUBU in 1982 State Papers

Dec 28th 2012, 7:45 AM 5,858 Views 6 Comments

Although it almost brought the Government down, there was no hint of the double murder and massive manhunt that shocked Ireland in the summer of 1982 in the State Archives.

Double killer Malcolm MacArthur released after 30 years
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Double killer Malcolm MacArthur released after 30 years

Sep 19th 2012, 8:11 AM 43,461 Views 32 Comments

MacArthur was jailed in 1982 after he killed a nurse in the Phoenix Park and shot dead a farmer.

Column: It’s 30 years since GUBU. Now THAT was a political battle.
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Column: It’s 30 years since GUBU. Now THAT was a political battle.

Aug 12th 2012, 8:30 AM 452 Views 20 Comments

University of Ulster politics academic David McCann recalls the events of 1982 – and says we’ve never seen such a politically-charged atmosphere in this country since that turbulent year.