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

Nov 29th 2016, 4:42 PM 66,311 Views 92 Comments

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.

This mam received a deeply ironic letter from her son's school about his spelling
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# Immediateley

This mam received a deeply ironic letter from her son's school about his spelling

Jan 18th 2016, 5:08 PM 12,112 Views 1 Comment

Ah here.

A BBC journalist was harassed on the street ... while reporting on street harassment
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A BBC journalist was harassed on the street ... while reporting on street harassment

Sep 25th 2015, 7:37 PM 20,480 Views 10 Comments

Slow clap.

Cow escapes slaughterhouse, goes on the run, gets shot next to McDonald's
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Cow escapes slaughterhouse, goes on the run, gets shot next to McDonald's

May 28th 2015, 11:10 PM 188,551 Views 82 Comments

A tragic and ironic end.

This truck crash created maybe the most ironic photo you will ever see
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# Shortcut

This truck crash created maybe the most ironic photo you will ever see

May 15th 2015, 2:31 PM 10,717 Views 1 Comment

So delicious.

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

Mar 11th 2015, 12:56 PM 6,684 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Feb 18th 2015, 2:12 PM 19,736 Views 64 Comments

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
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# Sweet Irony

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

Nov 6th 2014, 9:30 PM 50,557 Views 44 Comments

A little toooooo ironic, yeah I really do think.

So Martin McGuinness just got this World Cup pick in the office pool
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So Martin McGuinness just got this World Cup pick in the office pool

Jun 4th 2014, 2:45 PM 19,666 Views 93 Comments

No comment.

7 things we're all still trying to figure out
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# Haven't A Notion

7 things we're all still trying to figure out

May 19th 2014, 9:30 PM 25,705 Views 39 Comments

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

A Noah screening was cancelled due to a flood in a cinema
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# Oh Noah

A Noah screening was cancelled due to a flood in a cinema

Apr 8th 2014, 2:48 PM 2,627 Views 0 Comments

Is it a sign?!

Unfortunate pothole-filling crew manage to get stuck in giant pothole
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# Hole-y Moly

Unfortunate pothole-filling crew manage to get stuck in giant pothole

Mar 25th 2014, 3:37 PM 3,150 Views 2 Comments

Not ideal.

6 times Rubberbandits truly represented Limerick as City of Culture
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# Limerick

6 times Rubberbandits truly represented Limerick as City of Culture

Jan 3rd 2014, 12:17 PM 9,452 Views 15 Comments

Limerick’s greatest cultural export?

Wal-Mart is selling an Occupy Wall Street poster
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Wal-Mart is selling an Occupy Wall Street poster

Dec 21st 2013, 10:30 AM 8,123 Views 34 Comments

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

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

Nov 12th 2013, 11:11 AM 4,536 Views 16 Comments

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

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

Sep 6th 2013, 12:41 PM 8,653 Views 31 Comments

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

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

Apr 17th 2013, 4:40 PM 2,381 Views 2 Comments

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

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

Mar 8th 2013, 7:55 PM 2,652 Views 3 Comments

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
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# Irony

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

Jul 26th 2012, 4:15 PM 4,161 Views 16 Comments

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

McGuinness to inherit Adams’ old British title under SF reorganisation
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McGuinness to inherit Adams’ old British title under SF reorganisation

Jun 11th 2012, 12:31 PM 3,189 Views 34 Comments

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
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# Irony

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

Dec 28th 2011, 5:07 PM 7,477 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Dec 6th 2011, 10:32 PM 6,672 Views 35 Comments

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

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

Nov 22nd 2011, 11:25 AM 4,622 Views 13 Comments

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

On Ireland's bailout anniversary, Hungary seeks EU-IMF assistance
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On Ireland's bailout anniversary, Hungary seeks EU-IMF assistance

Nov 21st 2011, 5:58 PM 3,585 Views 11 Comments

Oh the irony…

The making of a Twitter legend: top 20 #seanobrienfacts
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The making of a Twitter legend: top 20 #seanobrienfacts

Oct 4th 2011, 4:37 PM 10,111 Views 11 Comments

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.

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

Aug 23rd 2011, 9:27 PM 217 Views 3 Comments

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

Cameron using Irish mercenaries to fight UK riots, says Libya
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Cameron using Irish mercenaries to fight UK riots, says Libya

Aug 12th 2011, 9:59 AM 1,304 Views 15 Comments

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

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

Jun 10th 2011, 3:57 PM 1,066 Views 3 Comments

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

WikiLeaks founder calls Facebook an "appalling spying machine"
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WikiLeaks founder calls Facebook an "appalling spying machine"

May 3rd 2011, 12:46 PM 614 Views 0 Comments

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