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North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un
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North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un

May 5th 2017, 3:10 PM 15,035 Views 33 Comments

It is claimed a man named Kim was being coerced into killing the North Korean leader using a biochemical weapon.

Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested
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Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested

Dec 24th 2015, 3:34 PM 35,117 Views 60 Comments

Around half the money has been recovered. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

This Waterford lad's method of getting to his car in a flood is heroic
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This Waterford lad's method of getting to his car in a flood is heroic

Dec 4th 2015, 10:23 AM 8,134 Views 1 Comment

Well, it’s a WAY to beat the floods.

Rickshaw driver attempts to charge family €290 for 10-minute ride
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Rickshaw driver attempts to charge family €290 for 10-minute ride

Jul 23rd 2015, 9:34 PM 68,770 Views 53 Comments

Thankfully, police arrived at the scene while the incident was ongoing.

Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that's not good enough
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Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that's not good enough

May 12th 2015, 4:56 PM 13,966 Views 45 Comments

The big sticking point is the fact that three quarters of staff are on part-time flexible contracts.

Three men tell High Court they should be let out of jail because of the ecstasy loophole
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Three men tell High Court they should be let out of jail because of the ecstasy loophole

Apr 25th 2015, 7:00 AM 15,479 Views 25 Comments

Three men went to court to argue that they shouldn’t be in jail because the drugs weren’t illegal when they were arrested and imprisoned.

Men attempt to unclasp bras, fail miserably
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Men attempt to unclasp bras, fail miserably

Apr 1st 2015, 8:53 AM 2,718 Views 0 Comments

It’s HARD, in fairness.

"Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case
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"Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case

Feb 24th 2015, 5:35 PM 27,068 Views 0 Comments

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are in court over their alleged illegal entrance into Shannon Airport last year.

Thief fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys
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Thief fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys

Dec 18th 2014, 6:00 PM 12,391 Views 3 Comments

Nice try, but no.

New York man charged with hiding cocaine and LSD in anti-drugs teddy bear
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New York man charged with hiding cocaine and LSD in anti-drugs teddy bear

Sep 11th 2014, 8:00 PM 12,267 Views 30 Comments

Daren the anti-drug Spokes-lion always wins in the end…

Potato-wielding man attempts to rob dry-cleaners and garage, fails
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Potato-wielding man attempts to rob dry-cleaners and garage, fails

Apr 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 12,646 Views 30 Comments

A blatant misuse of our national treasure.

Baseball fan eats concrete after hopelessly heroic dive for foul ball
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Baseball fan eats concrete after hopelessly heroic dive for foul ball

Apr 3rd 2014, 1:21 PM 7,888 Views 1 Comment

Nothing was harmed, bar one man’s pride.

WATCH: Ghost caught on camera robbing an off-licence
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WATCH: Ghost caught on camera robbing an off-licence

Oct 22nd 2013, 12:36 PM 3,444 Views 1 Comment

This shocking footage will spook you out.

Scott Carson double bluffs himself to concede bizarre penalty
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Scott Carson double bluffs himself to concede bizarre penalty

Sep 15th 2013, 12:40 AM 6,346 Views 8 Comments

The former England international tried to psyche out David Nugent. The tactic almost worked.

52-year-old French mum disguises herself as teenage daughter to sit exam
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52-year-old French mum disguises herself as teenage daughter to sit exam

Jun 20th 2013, 8:30 PM 24,271 Views 19 Comments

Thanks a lot, ma.

White House strikes back on Death Star (because it would cost $850 quadrillion)
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White House strikes back on Death Star (because it would cost $850 quadrillion)

Jan 12th 2013, 6:39 PM 14,784 Views 44 Comments

Almost 35,000 people had signed a petition asking the US government to build a Death Star – but the White House says it does not support blowing up planets. Boo.

Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch
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Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch

Jul 2nd 2012, 3:26 PM 9,846 Views 14 Comments

The kids broke through a cordon and briefly got their hands on the torch before they were shepherded away.

US lottery winner must pay cheated co-workers $10m
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US lottery winner must pay cheated co-workers $10m

Mar 14th 2012, 6:47 PM 9,528 Views 15 Comments

The man had claimed he won the money on a personal ticket – but a jury disagreed.

Mick Wallace wants Dáil summer break to move - so TDs can watch Euro 2012
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Mick Wallace wants Dáil summer break to move - so TDs can watch Euro 2012

Nov 17th 2011, 1:51 PM 8,523 Views 83 Comments

The Wexford politician wants TDs to be able to enjoy the Irish football team’s participation at next year’s European Championships.

Woman tries to smuggle husband out of prison... in a bag
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Woman tries to smuggle husband out of prison... in a bag

Jul 5th 2011, 5:37 PM 2,635 Views 19 Comments

Suspicions were raised when the woman left the facility with a bulky suitcase after a conjugal visit.

After 2 years on the run, Irish "Ho Hum Bandit" was shopped by his ex
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After 2 years on the run, Irish "Ho Hum Bandit" was shopped by his ex

May 11th 2011, 9:01 AM 5,459 Views 16 Comments

He apparently thought he might win her back if he showed her his photo on the FBI’s Most Wanted list. Bless.