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The US reviews of Wild Mountain Thyme say it's 'demented' and 'nonsense'
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# WildMountainThyme

The US reviews of Wild Mountain Thyme say it's 'demented' and 'nonsense'

Dec 10th 2020, 10:15 PM 56,084 Views 38 Comments

One review said it couldn’t be a broader caricature of Irish culture if it were directed by a pint of Guinness.

Cars Of The Year: The 16 best cars we drove in 2017
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# Cars Of The Year

Cars Of The Year: The 16 best cars we drove in 2017

Dec 18th 2017, 3:47 PM 15,514 Views 8 Comments

TheJournal.ie motoring correspondents Melanie May and Dave Humphreys look back at their 2017 in test drives.

TripAdvisor now issuing warning badges to hotels where sexual assaults are reported
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# Sexual Assault

TripAdvisor now issuing warning badges to hotels where sexual assaults are reported

Nov 10th 2017, 3:46 PM 15,775 Views 21 Comments

This follows an investigation into reports made against a hotel in Mexico.

Hundreds of one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's book removed from Amazon
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# What Happened

Hundreds of one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's book removed from Amazon

Sep 14th 2017, 12:53 PM 22,572 Views 124 Comments

It’s believed many of the reviews were posted by people who hadn’t read the book, in a deliberate bid to lower its rating.

Want to get a bargain in the January sales? Don't jump in headfirst
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# Shop Till You Drop

Want to get a bargain in the January sales? Don't jump in headfirst

Jan 1st 2017, 6:30 PM 24,128 Views 9 Comments

Just because something you like is on sale doesn’t necessarily mean it’s worth getting.

This author's one-sentence novel is the best Irish book of 2016
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# Solar Bones

This author's one-sentence novel is the best Irish book of 2016

Dec 14th 2016, 10:59 AM 20,087 Views 22 Comments

It has been a massive year for Mike McCormack, and his publishers Tramp Press.

Reviews of Ghostbusters are flowing in - how is the internet handling the fact that they're not that bad?
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# Bustin' Makes Me Feel Good

Reviews of Ghostbusters are flowing in - how is the internet handling the fact that they're not that bad?

Jul 12th 2016, 9:00 PM 29,263 Views 94 Comments

The reboot of the 80s comedy has hitherto attracted truly titanic levels of opprobrium online – mostly it seems for featuring an all-female cast.

11 priceless tourist reviews of The Spire in Dublin
# Big Tall Metal Pole
# Big Tall Metal Pole

11 priceless tourist reviews of The Spire in Dublin

May 16th 2016, 6:06 PM 13,680 Views 2 Comments

“I actually walked straight passed it as I was looking on my phone”

11 of the best Irish spice bag reviews ever written
# Critics' Choice
# Critics' Choice

11 of the best Irish spice bag reviews ever written

Mar 24th 2016, 6:14 PM 10,879 Views 6 Comments

Poetry.

A woman has been writing Yelp reviews of her old dates with brilliant results
# One Star
# One Star

A woman has been writing Yelp reviews of her old dates with brilliant results

Jan 8th 2016, 7:57 AM 5,495 Views 3 Comments

But she’s in a bit of trouble now.

17 reviews of regional Irish nightclubs that prove they are wild and wonderful
# Mad For It
# Mad For It

17 reviews of regional Irish nightclubs that prove they are wild and wonderful

Nov 29th 2015, 6:00 PM 12,336 Views 12 Comments

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A prankster went around IKEA sticking up fake reviews and they were perfect
# In Store Reviews
# In Store Reviews

A prankster went around IKEA sticking up fake reviews and they were perfect

Sep 9th 2015, 9:15 PM 12,493 Views 2 Comments

If you came across these, you would probably applaud.

10 of the harshest Trip Advisor reviews of all time
# Medium Ben
# Medium Ben

10 of the harshest Trip Advisor reviews of all time

Aug 19th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,065 Views 12 Comments

“The Pyramids? Just blocks on top of blocks.”

This is the most devastating Yelp review of all-time
# Poignant
# Poignant

This is the most devastating Yelp review of all-time

Jul 1st 2015, 6:49 PM 7,948 Views 3 Comments

A haunting tale.

13 depressing reviews of Ireland's most famous landmarks
# Is This It?
# Is This It?

13 depressing reviews of Ireland's most famous landmarks

Jun 21st 2015, 8:15 PM 18,558 Views 8 Comments

We’re doing tourism all wrong.

11 very Irish restaurant and takeaway reviews
# Everyone's A Critic
# Everyone's A Critic

11 very Irish restaurant and takeaway reviews

May 16th 2015, 3:00 PM 12,253 Views 3 Comments

“Garlic dip was muck.”

8 reviews of the Apple Watch laden with romance
# Fawning
# Fawning

8 reviews of the Apple Watch laden with romance

Apr 9th 2015, 4:10 PM 2,880 Views 3 Comments

It’s coming soon, and some people can’t control themselves.

The reviews of James Corden's US TV debut are in
# Alright Smithy
# Alright Smithy

The reviews of James Corden's US TV debut are in

Mar 24th 2015, 10:24 AM 6,409 Views 4 Comments

Not THAT Late Late Show.

The reviews for Mortdecai are in and they are, ahem, mortdifying
# Mortdo
# Mortdo

The reviews for Mortdecai are in and they are, ahem, mortdifying

Jan 23rd 2015, 11:38 AM 4,905 Views 2 Comments

“Psychotically unfunny”.

Opinion: The secret to managing a stress-free employee review
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# Business Sense

Opinion: The secret to managing a stress-free employee review

Jan 16th 2015, 8:00 AM 492 Views 17 Comments

January is the time of year when most employees have a performance appraisal with their manager – but what are the benefits and potential pitfalls facing the employer?

16 of the stupidest Amazon movie reviews ever written
# Criticism
# Criticism

16 of the stupidest Amazon movie reviews ever written

Dec 25th 2014, 2:00 PM 5,419 Views 0 Comments

:| …. via @AmznMovieRevws.

7 preposterous revelations from the iPhone 6 reviews
# Iphone 6
# Iphone 6

7 preposterous revelations from the iPhone 6 reviews

Sep 17th 2014, 11:01 AM 8,984 Views 2 Comments

We have officially lost the run of ourselves.

Stopping of medical card reviews welcomed but government warned "We need a big fix not a quick fix"
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# Welcomed

Stopping of medical card reviews welcomed but government warned "We need a big fix not a quick fix"

May 29th 2014, 10:58 PM 8,891 Views 35 Comments

The IMO says cards which have been withdrawn should be returned.

8 Flappy Bird reviews that prove the game needs to be destroyed
# All Hail Flappy
# All Hail Flappy

8 Flappy Bird reviews that prove the game needs to be destroyed

Feb 9th 2014, 3:04 PM 5,841 Views 3 Comments

It’s too late for these people. Save yourself.

This is the greatest Fair City review you'll ever read
# Fair Dues
# Fair Dues

This is the greatest Fair City review you'll ever read

Oct 22nd 2013, 11:59 AM 8,073 Views 5 Comments

It’s Ireland’s ‘answer to the Wire’, apparently.

22 brilliantly sarcastic reviews of Amazon products
# Amazonia
# Amazonia

22 brilliantly sarcastic reviews of Amazon products

Aug 16th 2013, 1:00 PM 48,798 Views 57 Comments

From the Three Wolf Moon t-shirt to the Yodelling Pickle.

Neil Young, Robbie Williams and Bon Jovi... who won the weekend?
# Handbags
# Handbags

Neil Young, Robbie Williams and Bon Jovi... who won the weekend?

Jun 17th 2013, 4:37 PM 2,738 Views 12 Comments

We have devised a rock ‘n’ roll battle to determine the victor.

The internet's ugliest shoes prompt amusing reviews
# Shoe Gazing
# Shoe Gazing

The internet's ugliest shoes prompt amusing reviews

Jun 7th 2013, 11:57 AM 3,325 Views 0 Comments

They are really quite something.

13 pieces of evidence that Amazon reviewers are better than all of us
# Review The Reviews
# Review The Reviews

13 pieces of evidence that Amazon reviewers are better than all of us

May 2nd 2013, 8:30 PM 6,565 Views 3 Comments

Could it be home to some of the world’s best creative writing?

Getting back out on the road? Here's some of the best running apps to use for your new year fitness kick
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# Fitness

Getting back out on the road? Here's some of the best running apps to use for your new year fitness kick

Jan 13th 2013, 10:40 AM 20,479 Views 52 Comments

Computer says yes.

Nutshell review: Elevator
# Absolut Fringe
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# Absolut Fringe

Nutshell review: Elevator

Sep 10th 2012, 8:45 PM 3,368 Views 0 Comments

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2012.

Child protection reviews reveal 378 abuse allegations about 146 individuals
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# Catholic Church

Child protection reviews reveal 378 abuse allegations about 146 individuals

Sep 5th 2012, 3:08 PM 6,835 Views 53 Comments

There was a higher incidence of abuse amongst those in religious orders and the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church of Ireland said this is worthy of further consideration.

Nine of the most bizarre Amazon reviews
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# Amazon

Nine of the most bizarre Amazon reviews

May 12th 2012, 2:00 PM 8,966 Views 12 Comments

Wacky, weird, and downright wonderful.

Bishops told seven more abuse reviews will be complete by June
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# Abuse

Bishops told seven more abuse reviews will be complete by June

Mar 8th 2012, 7:00 AM 872 Views 2 Comments

The National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church are due to release reports into a further seven dioceses by mid-summer 2012.

TripAdvisor defends reader reviews following warning by watchdog
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# Tripadvisor

TripAdvisor defends reader reviews following warning by watchdog

Feb 3rd 2012, 9:30 PM 8,363 Views 23 Comments

The website has responded to criticisms about its “real travellers’” reviews section – saying that its users made “educated decision” based on reviews.

Nutshell review: Pop Centre Plus - Frisky & Mannish
# Fringe
# Fringe

Nutshell review: Pop Centre Plus - Frisky & Mannish

Sep 17th 2011, 10:30 AM 224 Views 0 Comments

Every day, TheJournal.ie brings you reader-generated reviews of the hottest tickets at the ABSOLUT Fringe Festival 2011.

WIN: Tickets to ABSOLUT Fringe shows... tonight
# Fringe
# Fringe

WIN: Tickets to ABSOLUT Fringe shows... tonight

Sep 14th 2011, 11:01 AM 184 Views 0 Comments

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.

WIN: Tickets to ABSOLUT Fringe shows tonight
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# Fringe

WIN: Tickets to ABSOLUT Fringe shows tonight

Sep 9th 2011, 12:53 PM 152 Views 0 Comments

Win a pair of tickets to a hot Fringe show – and then tell us what you think of it for our readers’ review series.