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Why bankers are just like Hobbits: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Most people ‘too stupid’ to emigrate, farmers want gun money, and Diageo unlikely to face charges over Arthur’s Day…
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No cure for the Dáil: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: No bankers to be hurt in the making of inquiry; is the Pope a Catholic?
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Taoiseach calls on Government to 'look busy': The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: FAI looks for a manager who speaks English, Obama considers what to do about the Seanad, and Dáil reform ‘completely unnecessary’.
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What John Waters did during his time in prison: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Sean O’Rourke and Pat Kenny to wrestle, homeowner professes their love for Permanent TSB, and bankers mistreat their politicians.
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Brian Cowen still can't believe he was Taoiseach: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Lack of jobs causing unemployment and ‘ordinary man’ survives bus trip into town.
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Banks to take us seriously... er, no: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Egypt despairs as Eamon Gilmore drafted in to heal divisions.
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Gangsters' dream of winning Rose of Tralee: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Belmullet gardai seek help tracing their own movements; Bradley Manning apologises to Ryanair.
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Dublin's most high security creche and annoying radio presenters: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Support grows for a Fine Gael-Fianna Fail-Labour-Sinn Féin-everyone else coalition and Dubliners terrorised by buses roaming the city.
# Satire
Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2013*
*The events of 2013 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.
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Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2011*
*The events of 2011 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.
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Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2010*
*The events of 2010 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.
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Orgasms and MacGill: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: A groundshaking event at MacGill summer school, Paddy and Pat – the sequel; bankers defaulting on responsibility.
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Royal baby offered place in Irish creche: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Diplomatic incidents over British Prince George, HSE tells everyone to lighten up.
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Bit-of-a-buffoon inquiry: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Seanad insists it’s relevant, talks about fanny; parades mar riots; Magdalene nuns coach banking execs.
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Dirty Dancing in the Dáil: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Late night Dáil party nearly ends in abortion and a cartographer worries that Lucinda Creighton may disappear right off the map.
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Reillyland declared not in recession: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Irish getting better at racism, taking bankers to a long lunch, loving Anglo.
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How to survive lunch with Bono: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: G8 leaders express their support for Seán Quinn, and things get back to normal after the Obamas leave town.
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PAC chairman hoping to replace Cmmdr Hadfield, bring wife and son: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Ireland wants to be ruled by the head of Gerry Adams and the clothed body of Rihanna.
# Satire
The G8 loves it when you smile: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: We’ll swap you Ulster Bank for the M50, scaring off the sun.
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Alan Shatter 'humbled', HSE versus the China baby video: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: HSE officials too busy watching video of Chinese baby to appear on Prime Time, and parents using clothes recycling containers to mind children…
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Enda Kenny visits Greece and J Edgar Shatter fights dirty: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Dáil beauty pageant causes tensions, Taoiseach and Greek PM hold shortest discussions ever, and laughter at SIPO…
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Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: The Gathering at the Dáil; Cabinet clones; Alan Shatter knows what you did last summer.
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Fine Gael TDs on Twitter and free GP care : The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Leinster House goes wild photocopying arses, free GP care for healthy citizens, and FG TDs insult each other for Twitter practice.
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Snake oil, champagne-licking Troika: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Peter Mathews takes himself hostage and the Womb Repossession Bill takes centre stage.
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James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: “I was delighted when I heard we were getting a new political party,” a man on a bus in Rialto said. “Then I heard there were TDs in it.”
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Here is the week in news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: making it easier for everyone to be insolvent; Alan Shatter’s beliebers; Quinnsolvency and waking up the Troika in the middle of the night…
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Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: How Ireland has some of the fittest fat kids in the world and why the axing of Communion grants is ‘worse than the famine’.
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Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Kim Jong-Un clings on to his place in the Dáil Technical Group, pointing Phil Hogan at North Korea and Ireland nominated by troika for fantasy government awards.
# current affairs
Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via TheMire wire: Government concern over threesomes, Gardaí to be microchipped – and how Uzis could have prevented the bailout…
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Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: RTE stars confused by Pope’s message of humility, and Office of Public Works ‘may never know’ the source of the Cork floods.
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Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: The country is ‘fraped’ with snow; Pope Francis feels let down by Ming Flanagan; horsemeat scandal neigh fair to the rich?
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Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Rodents’ emigration plans thwarted; Revenue Commissioners get seriously serious; smart economy passes away in Leinster House.
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Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: SIPTU president wins Oscar; hopes rise of a politicians’ strike; Pope quits over Croke Park II; Lift chaos leads to primary care centre.
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Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Gerry’s teddy all the talk in toy town; today’s marginalised looking forward to a State apology in 2063; cé hé Micheál Martin?
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Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Donkey meat disgusts horse meat eaters; Pat Rabbitte’s Valentine to himself; retirement advice from an ex-Pope.
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Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Burgers first past the post; Labour reminds us, ‘I woz ere’; all back to Coppers after bank debt deal.
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Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Irish phrases that could confuses visitors for The Gathering, Clare Daly’s ‘house’ measure, and disoriented man could be member of government…
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Here is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Obesity helping the recliner chair-smuggling business; rural drinking a lifeline for rural Garda stations; GAA jealous of soccer ball boy phenomenon.
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This is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Horse burgers, how politicians ignored on social media may suffer low self-esteem, and the possibility that Lance Armstrong may be telling the truth…
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This is the week's news... skewed
Breaking via The Mire wire: Tinfoil hats to protect against interweb; abortion floodgates ‘like Guinness at The Gathering’; James Reilly a mystery to the Troika.