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From TheJournal.ie 'Have you got the wiffy code?': The not-so-serious 2015 political awards Gubu

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

It’s been another GUBU year in politics.

From TheJournal.ie The truth about that picture of Alex Salmond, a young lady and a Solero Lick My Lolly

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

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

From TheJournal.ie These politicians did a mortifying fashion show on TV3 this morning Gubu

These politicians did a mortifying fashion show on TV3 this morning

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Grotesque and appalling': War of words erupts between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil Pr Gimmick This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Is Aidan Gillen using his Haughey voice on Game of Thrones? People seem to think so Gubu This post contains a poll

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

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

From TheJournal.ie So we asked this government minister about the colour of *that* dress... The Dress This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil TD thinks Charlie is 'dreadfully unfair' Reaction This post contains videos

Fianna Fáil TD thinks Charlie is 'dreadfully unfair'

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

From TheJournal.ie Did Des O'Malley really stop a row by wielding Saddam's sword around the Dáil? Actual GUBU
From TheJournal.ie Check out the trailer for RTÉ's new Charlie Haughey drama Gubu Drama This post contains videos

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

“He was a fascinating, divisive character.”

From TheJournal.ie We'll just leave this old picture of Eamon Gilmore in a polo neck right here Blast From The Past
From TheJournal.ie Check out this short video of Charlie Haughey telling us 'we're living way beyond our means' Flashback

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

“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.”

From TheJournal.ie Yes, this TD really did say she likes to lather butter all over herself and pretend she's a slug Gubu
From TheJournal.ie 6 more skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos Gubu This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Was Charlie Haughey really beaten with an iron bar on the morning of the Budget? Gubu

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

There is confusion after the new claim emerged last weekend.

From TheJournal.ie On The Trail: 9 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014 Gubu

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Rónán Mullen dancing to Pharrell and 5 other slightly odd campaign videos Election 2014

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

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

From TheJournal.ie On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014 Gubu

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

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

From TheJournal.ie On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014 Gubu

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 8 skills you need to run for election according to these campaign videos Gubu This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie On The Trail: 7 odd, weird and wonderful things from Election 2014 Gubu

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 11 pictures that prove the election trail is an odd place Gubu

11 pictures that prove the election trail is an odd place

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

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland's Watergate': How the phone tapping scandal would lead to Haughey's downfall... eventually 1983

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: TDs try to figure out what 'amazeballs' means Gubu

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

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

From TheJournal.ie In Pictures: The cast of RTÉ drama Charlie get to work Charlie This post contains images

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

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

From TheJournal.ie TV programme to recall events of Charles Haughey's GUBU years Bizarre And Unprecedented

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

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.

From The42 Ireland camp: Injury situation is GUBU, but Sexton 'a safe bet' for Rome 6 Nations

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

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

From TheJournal.ie No mention of Patrick Connolly, GUBU in 1982 State Papers 1982

No mention of Patrick Connolly, GUBU in 1982 State Papers

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.

From TheJournal.ie Double killer Malcolm MacArthur released after 30 years Out Of Jail

Double killer Malcolm MacArthur released after 30 years

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

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

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

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.