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18 times The Thick of It played out for real in Irish politics
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18 times The Thick of It played out for real in Irish politics

May 21st 2017, 8:00 PM 6,212 Views 0 Comments

GUBU.

10 photos of Irish celebrities improved by Father Ted quotes
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# UHT

10 photos of Irish celebrities improved by Father Ted quotes

Jan 14th 2017, 9:30 AM 8,705 Views 2 Comments

Ah it’s yourself.

Do parents get excited about Christmas, just for the chance to relive their own childhood?
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# Back To Reality

Do parents get excited about Christmas, just for the chance to relive their own childhood?

Dec 23rd 2016, 7:30 AM 9,115 Views 15 Comments

A new report in The Lancet claims that parents can be guilty of ignoring “the harshness of real life”.

11 uniquely Irish signs you're now a real adult
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# Real Life

11 uniquely Irish signs you're now a real adult

Nov 20th 2016, 8:15 PM 7,815 Views 1 Comment

You’re hoping for a seat, not a shift.

People have been revealing the difference between Tinder and real life with gas results
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# On Tinder At Tinder

People have been revealing the difference between Tinder and real life with gas results

Jan 25th 2016, 7:43 PM 12,491 Views 0 Comments

Truth.

'We're so obsessed with documenting our life on social media, we're forgetting to live it'
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'We're so obsessed with documenting our life on social media, we're forgetting to live it'

Jan 17th 2016, 6:30 PM 9,465 Views 39 Comments

Put your phones away and live your life without the lens, writes Andrew McGinley.

14 insane trends that actually happened in 2015
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# Real Life

14 insane trends that actually happened in 2015

Dec 20th 2015, 11:00 AM 11,160 Views 6 Comments

What a time to be alive.

The Honest Barbie Instagram perfectly sums up the struggles of being in your 20s
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# So Real

The Honest Barbie Instagram perfectly sums up the struggles of being in your 20s

Nov 12th 2015, 8:20 AM 6,241 Views 3 Comments

Real life (well, in glamorous New York).

14 times Snapchat perfectly summed up your life
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# Real Life

14 times Snapchat perfectly summed up your life

Aug 14th 2015, 9:30 PM 11,106 Views 0 Comments

Nailed it.

Irish man saves a woman's life on a London street
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Irish man saves a woman's life on a London street

Jun 16th 2015, 2:41 PM 37,436 Views 16 Comments

John Reidy reacted when he saw a woman going into a cardiac arrest.

The ex-Governor of Mountjoy reckons the Love/Hate prison scenes were pretty accurate
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The ex-Governor of Mountjoy reckons the Love/Hate prison scenes were pretty accurate

Nov 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 28,882 Views 48 Comments

However, John Lonergan said the graphic rape scene involving Fran was something of an exaggeration.

Britain is holding a very real practice for an Ebola outbreak
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# This Is A Drill

Britain is holding a very real practice for an Ebola outbreak

Oct 11th 2014, 1:40 PM 9,338 Views 37 Comments

It features actors, a fake COBRA meeting and a Navy gunship.

Real life Flappy Bird is just as frustrating as the original
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# Flappy Box

Real life Flappy Bird is just as frustrating as the original

Feb 24th 2014, 7:41 AM 1,651 Views 0 Comments

Is there anything a shoebox CAN’T be used for?

Bullied, egged, kicked out and beaten up: Homophobia in real life
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Bullied, egged, kicked out and beaten up: Homophobia in real life

Feb 16th 2014, 9:00 PM 43,341 Views 267 Comments

Society has come on leaps and bounds but some words are yet to disappear. Queer, puff, faggot, unnatural and perverted…are all still hurled at men and women in today’s Ireland. Here are stories from seven members of the LBG community.

Airbrushing and body image problems to be addressed by experts & politicians
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Airbrushing and body image problems to be addressed by experts & politicians

Nov 20th 2013, 7:30 AM 14,112 Views 71 Comments

One MEP is proposing that all publications featuring airbrushed images should also carry mandatory labelling.

Column: 'Life for an Afghan is random, ruthless and unforgiving'
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Column: 'Life for an Afghan is random, ruthless and unforgiving'

Jul 3rd 2013, 5:30 PM 15 Views 9 Comments

After living in Afghanistan, I got to see first-hand what the people of that country go through, writes Noel Scanlon, who says he wishes he could be more optimistic about the country’s future.

Column: Do bio-epic movies portray real-life figures in their true light?
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Column: Do bio-epic movies portray real-life figures in their true light?

Jun 30th 2013, 7:30 PM 129 Views 8 Comments

George Bush, Margaret Thatcher and Princess Diana are just some of the famous people to be immortalised on film, but is it ever possible to give a balanced portrayal of a person? Darren Mooney writes about the challenging world of the bioepic.

Warning that Coronation St gas accident is a real danger
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Warning that Coronation St gas accident is a real danger

Dec 26th 2012, 10:57 AM 14,761 Views 23 Comments

A storyline on today’s episode centres around a deadly gas boiler – and there are warnings as around 10,000 gas boilers were illegally installed in Ireland last year.

7 of the greatest (and scariest) toys that came to life in movies
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# Come To Life

7 of the greatest (and scariest) toys that came to life in movies

Aug 6th 2012, 1:00 PM 1,763 Views 0 Comments

The foul-mouthed Ted is not the first toy to come to life on the big screen: here are a few of the favourites (and not so nice ones)

Real life: 9 of the most daring robberies of all time
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# True Story

Real life: 9 of the most daring robberies of all time

Jan 28th 2012, 9:15 AM 10,613 Views 10 Comments

They may sounds like Ocean’s 14 to 22 sequels but these heists aren’t in the movies…they actually happened.