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#Irony

From TheJournal.ie UKIP wants the Irish government to help pay for a motorway in Wales with EU funds Celtic Alliance

UKIP wants the Irish government to help pay for a motorway in Wales with EU funds

Assemblyman David Rowlands told TheJournal.ie: “I’m glad they all realise the irony” in a Ukip member seeking EU funds to upgrade the motorway.

From TheJournal.ie A BBC journalist was harassed on the street ... while reporting on street harassment Irony
From TheJournal.ie Cow escapes slaughterhouse, goes on the run, gets shot next to McDonald's Free Range
From The42 One month after infamous video goes viral, Dubliner Paddy McCarthy joins Bolton Irony

One month after infamous video goes viral, Dubliner Paddy McCarthy joins Bolton

Neil Lennon’s team have signed the defender on loan until the end of the season.

From TheJournal.ie 'Absolutely ridiculous': Labour's equality minister is getting lots of flak for this totally ironic tweet Tweet Storm

'Absolutely ridiculous': Labour's equality minister is getting lots of flak for this totally ironic tweet

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin is baffled by some of the responses to his tweet this morning

11 of the most ironic little things that ever happened in Ireland

A little toooooo ironic, yeah I really do think.

From TheJournal.ie So Martin McGuinness just got this World Cup pick in the office pool Irony

7 things we're all still trying to figure out

How DO they get the figs into the fig rolls though?

6 times Rubberbandits truly represented Limerick as City of Culture

Limerick’s greatest cultural export?

From TheJournal.ie Wal-Mart is selling an Occupy Wall Street poster Irony

Wal-Mart is selling an Occupy Wall Street poster

Though an outside vendor is selling the item on the company’s marketplace, a lot of people still found it ironic.

From TheJournal.ie Hoping to watch this afternoon's Freedom of Information debate? Well, the Oireachtas website has crashed... Irony

Hoping to watch this afternoon's Freedom of Information debate? Well, the Oireachtas website has crashed...

Staff are working to fix the problem and hope to have it corrected “as soon as possible”.

From TheJournal.ie FF Senator opens Dáil's Private Members’ Bar replica in Co Roscommon Irony

FF Senator opens Dáil's Private Members’ Bar replica in Co Roscommon

Terry Leyden said former boss Charlie Haughey “would be there in spirit” while Mary O’Rourke would be there in person.

From The42 So it turns out the Newcastle fan who punched a horse is an animal lover Irony

So it turns out the Newcastle fan who punched a horse is an animal lover

The unemployed factory worker has apologised for his actions at the weekend.

From The42 Your 'How Times Have Changed' File Pic Of The Day Irony

Your 'How Times Have Changed' File Pic Of The Day

This pic was taken in 2004, when Rooney was Britain’s hottest footballing prospect.

Well, that's ironic: Bearsville, NY home repeatedly ransacked by bears

The Knowles family’s home in Bearsville, upstate New York, has been having some rather ironic visitors…

From TheJournal.ie McGuinness to inherit Adams’ old British title under SF reorganisation Sinn Féin

McGuinness to inherit Adams’ old British title under SF reorganisation

Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness will become the new Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead.

Mark Zuckerberg holidays in Vietnam... where Facebook is banned

Zuckerberg spent Christmas Eve in the popular tourist destination Ha Long Bay but he may have had trouble logging on…

From TheJournal.ie 'Secret' Anglo-Irish Treaty of 6 December 1921 now online Irony

'Secret' Anglo-Irish Treaty of 6 December 1921 now online

Today, the buzzwords are financial sovereignty. Exactly 90 years ago today, this treaty led to bitter war over Irish sovereignty.

From TheJournal.ie Apple co-founder's latest phone: a Google Android device Irony

Apple co-founder's latest phone: a Google Android device

Steve Wozniak has shown himself to be a tech enthusiast no matter what the brand is.

From TheJournal.ie On Ireland's bailout anniversary, Hungary seeks EU-IMF assistance Hungary
From The42 The making of a Twitter legend: top 20 #seanobrienfacts Irony This post contains images

The making of a Twitter legend: top 20 #seanobrienfacts

A certain player was venerated ad nauseam following Ireland’s consummate progress into the World Cup quarter finals. Here are the best of the tweets dedicated to that player.

From The42 NASCAR driver loses driving licence for 45 days... for speeding Irony

NASCAR driver loses driving licence for 45 days... for speeding

Kyle Busch, who currently leads the championship standings, was caught driving a borrowed car at 128mph in a 45mph zone.

From TheJournal.ie Cameron using Irish mercenaries to fight UK riots, says Libya Irony

Cameron using Irish mercenaries to fight UK riots, says Libya

A news caption on Libyan state TV claims “Cameron’s brigades” are being backed up by “mercenaries” from Ireland and Scotland.

From TheJournal.ie IMF invited us to course on 'identifying systemic risk' - three days after it started talking about a bailout Bad Timing

IMF invited us to course on 'identifying systemic risk' - three days after it started talking about a bailout

Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan was invited to attend an IMF course, days after pre-bailout correspondence began.

From TheJournal.ie WikiLeaks founder calls Facebook an "appalling spying machine" Irony

WikiLeaks founder calls Facebook an "appalling spying machine"

The founder of the world’s most notorious secret-sharing website believes Facebook is going a step too far.