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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
Not-so-smooth criminal.
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'Have you got the wiffy code?': The not-so-serious 2015 political awards
It’s been another GUBU year in politics.
# 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.
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These politicians did a mortifying fashion show on TV3 this morning
We’d advise them all to stick to the day job.
# pr gimmick
'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.
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Is Aidan Gillen using his Haughey voice on Game of Thrones? People seem to think so
“We are living way beyond our means, Sansa.”
# The Dress
So we asked this government minister about the colour of *that* dress...
His answer will shock you.
# Reaction
Fianna Fáil TD thinks Charlie is 'dreadfully unfair'
Dara Calleary has been responding to the RTÉ drama in an interview with TheJournal.ie.
# Actual GUBU
Did Des O'Malley really stop a row by wielding Saddam's sword around the Dáil?
The story is true… sort of.
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Aidan Gillen is the SPIT of Charlie Haughey in the new RTÉ drama
Uncanny.
# gubu drama
Check out the trailer for RTÉ's new Charlie Haughey drama
“He was a fascinating, divisive character.”
# blast from the past
We'll just leave this old picture of Eamon Gilmore in a polo neck right here
High fashion.
# 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.”
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Yes, this TD really did say she likes to lather butter all over herself and pretend she's a slug
But it was all for a good cause…
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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.
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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.
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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…
# 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.
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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…
# 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…
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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….
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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…
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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…
# 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.
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WATCH: TDs try to figure out what 'amazeballs' means
The only problem was they were pronouncing it ‘amazey-balls’.
# charlie
In Pictures: The cast of RTÉ drama Charlie get to work
Aidan Gillen as Charlies Haughey and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor as PJ Mara.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
# 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.
Voices
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.