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FactCheck: No, British English isn't being replaced with Irish English as the EU's working language
# Factcheck
From TheJournal.ie
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, British English isn't being replaced with Irish English as the EU's working language

Feb 6th 2020, 11:58 AM 31,496 Views 34 Comments

A satirical article from Luxembourg has been shared thousands of times.

'It's just a sh*tfest. You can't parody the man': Waterford Whispers and satire after Trump
# Annual Book
From TheJournal.ie
# Annual Book

'It's just a sh*tfest. You can't parody the man': Waterford Whispers and satire after Trump

Dec 27th 2018, 10:00 PM 40,942 Views 25 Comments

Waterford Whispers founder Colm Williamson spoke to TheJournal.ie about the publication’s fifth annual book.

This Scottish newspaper's TV preview of Trump's inauguration is going so viral
# Satire
# Satire

This Scottish newspaper's TV preview of Trump's inauguration is going so viral

Jan 15th 2017, 4:25 PM 9,463 Views 0 Comments

The story begins in a nightmarish version of 2017 in which huge sections of the US electorate have somehow been duped into voting to make Donald Trump president.

South Park tackles Colin Kaepernick outrage with anti-cop national anthem
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

South Park tackles Colin Kaepernick outrage with anti-cop national anthem

Sep 14th 2016, 1:28 PM 6,166 Views 3 Comments

The NFL made headlines for refusing to stand during the national anthem.

A definitive ranking of the 7 best Euro 2016 Après Match skits
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

A definitive ranking of the 7 best Euro 2016 Après Match skits

Jul 7th 2016, 5:00 PM 47,261 Views 28 Comments

Roy Keane interviews for the vacant England job and more gems.

Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would've become a sex attacker
# Cologne
From TheJournal.ie
# Cologne

Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would've become a sex attacker

Jan 14th 2016, 10:19 AM 26,536 Views 171 Comments

The magazine has published a cartoon in response to the sex assaults in Germany.

Russia is furious over these Charlie Hebdo cartoons about the Egyptian air disaster
# Metrojet
From TheJournal.ie
# Metrojet

Russia is furious over these Charlie Hebdo cartoons about the Egyptian air disaster

Nov 6th 2015, 9:55 PM 37,472 Views 115 Comments

“This has nothing to do with democracy or self-expression. It is sacrilege.”

The 'Deluded Brendan' Twitter account is on top form at the moment
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

The 'Deluded Brendan' Twitter account is on top form at the moment

Oct 5th 2015, 2:24 PM 11,653 Views 9 Comments

The parody account took little time to mock its real-life counterpart.

Can You Tell The Waterford Whispers Headline From An Actual Headline?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Can You Tell The Waterford Whispers Headline From An Actual Headline?

Aug 7th 2015, 6:05 PM 8,198 Views 3 Comments

Can you tell the difference?

9 times Waterford Whispers was realer than the actual news
# Too Real
# Too Real

9 times Waterford Whispers was realer than the actual news

Aug 7th 2015, 2:30 PM 24,536 Views 11 Comments

We salute you, WWN.

Saudi comedian gets death threats and huge ratings for TV show that mocks ISIS
# A Hit Is A Hit
From TheJournal.ie
# A Hit Is A Hit

Saudi comedian gets death threats and huge ratings for TV show that mocks ISIS

Jul 8th 2015, 8:47 PM 73,112 Views 30 Comments

Selfie might be the darkest comedy on TV in the world today.

10 parts of Italia 90 that managed to live on in pop culture
# Italia 90 Week
From The42
# Italia 90 Week

10 parts of Italia 90 that managed to live on in pop culture

Jun 20th 2015, 1:00 PM 5,058 Views 1 Comment

Oh, how we loathed Toto Schillaci.

People fell for this satirical article about Louisiana banning Irish products after the Yes vote
# Satire
# Satire

People fell for this satirical article about Louisiana banning Irish products after the Yes vote

May 26th 2015, 10:42 AM 4,472 Views 1 Comment

And got VERY angry.

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine
# Uganda Be Kidding Me
From TheJournal.ie
# Uganda Be Kidding Me

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine

May 25th 2015, 10:09 AM 39,057 Views 55 Comments

Not AGAIN.

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine
# Uganda Be Kidding Me
# Uganda Be Kidding Me

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine

May 25th 2015, 9:58 AM 11,922 Views 13 Comments

Not AGAIN.

Waterford Whispers just fooled one of Germany's biggest news magazines
# A Lidl Embarrassing
# A Lidl Embarrassing

Waterford Whispers just fooled one of Germany's biggest news magazines

May 12th 2015, 11:02 PM 33,505 Views 5 Comments

Whoopsie.

WATCH: SNL comedians take on the Church of Scientology
# Neurotology
From TheJournal.ie
# Neurotology

WATCH: SNL comedians take on the Church of Scientology

Apr 6th 2015, 1:33 PM 19,087 Views 24 Comments

Genius.

Savage Indignation: Irish satire in the 20th century
# Column
From TheJournal.ie
# Column

Savage Indignation: Irish satire in the 20th century

Mar 1st 2015, 12:00 PM 644 Views 12 Comments

Satirical magazine The Lepracaun Cartoon Monthly took a wry look at the political landscape of early 20th century Ireland.

New Charlie Hebdo will feature caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed
# Act Of Defiance
From TheJournal.ie
# Act Of Defiance

New Charlie Hebdo will feature caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed

Jan 12th 2015, 4:36 PM 15,108 Views 140 Comments

The magazine’s front page will be released this evening.

British comedy Four Lions to be offered for free in France following Charlie Hebdo attacks
# Charlie Hebdo
# Charlie Hebdo

British comedy Four Lions to be offered for free in France following Charlie Hebdo attacks

Jan 9th 2015, 3:22 PM 3,185 Views 1 Comment

It will be offered for free on a digital streaming platform.

11 Waterford Whispers headlines that sum up the year 2014
# Satire
# Satire

11 Waterford Whispers headlines that sum up the year 2014

Dec 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 47,373 Views 19 Comments

Kim Kardashian Becomes Wedged In Ailwee Caves, and other classics from 2014.

Arsene Wenger and 'Let it Go' from Frozen -- together at last
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

Arsene Wenger and 'Let it Go' from Frozen -- together at last

Dec 11th 2014, 11:53 PM 4,213 Views 0 Comments

This excellent parody combines the worlds of the Arsenal manager and the Disney movie.

This very fake article about a Mayo postman had lots of people totally fooled
# Not News
# Not News

This very fake article about a Mayo postman had lots of people totally fooled

Oct 28th 2014, 7:54 AM 6,340 Views 0 Comments

No, he didn’t walk in and ask to watch Jeremy Kyle.

On eve of Scottish referendum, polls suggest the pro-union vote will clinch it
# Independence
From TheJournal.ie
# Independence

On eve of Scottish referendum, polls suggest the pro-union vote will clinch it

Sep 17th 2014, 7:52 AM 11,716 Views 82 Comments

Both sides have one more day of campaigning before the public go to the polls tomorrow.

Aprés Match's Kenny Cunningham impression last night was spot on
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

Aprés Match's Kenny Cunningham impression last night was spot on

Jul 13th 2014, 12:55 PM 17,669 Views 10 Comments

The Irish comedians hosted last night’s third-place playoff on RTÉ.

Aprés Match brilliantly parody Eamon Dunphy's on-air profanity
# Art Imitating Life
From The42
# Art Imitating Life

Aprés Match brilliantly parody Eamon Dunphy's on-air profanity

Jun 20th 2014, 11:32 PM 21,181 Views 7 Comments

The Irish satirists mocked the analyst’s controversial recent F-bomb.

Check out this brilliant parody of the hysteria surrounding the NFL's first openly gay player
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

Check out this brilliant parody of the hysteria surrounding the NFL's first openly gay player

May 12th 2014, 10:44 PM 7,639 Views 4 Comments

Michael Sam has been the subject of much controversy since coming out.

Ryan Tubridy responds to spoof death article with a cheery selfie
# Careless Whispers
# Careless Whispers

Ryan Tubridy responds to spoof death article with a cheery selfie

Apr 23rd 2014, 12:27 PM 6,802 Views 2 Comments

Yesterday, Waterford Whispers “reported” that he was found “dead inside”. Don’t worry though, he’s all right.

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Mesut Ozil-type prima donnas need not apply
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Mesut Ozil-type prima donnas need not apply

Feb 21st 2014, 3:40 PM 3,963 Views 5 Comments

As certain teams recover from their European hangovers, we get ready for another week of Premier League action.

This brilliant Mourinho-Wenger parody will make you nostalgic for the days of Ceefax
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

This brilliant Mourinho-Wenger parody will make you nostalgic for the days of Ceefax

Feb 17th 2014, 5:33 PM 9,143 Views 10 Comments

The most hilarious reference to the managers’ spat you’ll see today.

A lot of angry Hardwell fans have fallen for this satirical article
# Morto
# Morto

A lot of angry Hardwell fans have fallen for this satirical article

Feb 8th 2014, 3:18 PM 5,353 Views 3 Comments

Waterford Whispers does it again…

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Get Seamus Coleman in your teams pronto
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Get Seamus Coleman in your teams pronto

Jan 17th 2014, 5:59 PM 6,086 Views 13 Comments

Man United defender Rio Ferdinand, on the other hand, might be best to avoid.

Someone on Facebook fell for satirical article claiming the Spire was robbed
# Duped
# Duped

Someone on Facebook fell for satirical article claiming the Spire was robbed

Jan 7th 2014, 12:13 PM 5,300 Views 5 Comments

We’re sure he’s not the only one…

18 of the funniest Irish Twitter political commentators you should follow in 2014
# Dail Fail
# Dail Fail

18 of the funniest Irish Twitter political commentators you should follow in 2014

Jan 4th 2014, 3:00 PM 32,992 Views 36 Comments

If you like your politics with a side of humour, that is.

Check out this class Jose Mourinho and David Moyes parody
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

Check out this class Jose Mourinho and David Moyes parody

Jan 4th 2014, 1:45 PM 6,062 Views 0 Comments

Probably the best fake prank phone call you’ll hear today.

Analysis: How an RTÉ satire (possibly) helped bring down a government
# Column
From TheJournal.ie
# Column

Analysis: How an RTÉ satire (possibly) helped bring down a government

Dec 31st 2013, 8:30 PM 563 Views 32 Comments

Ahead of tonight’s reportedly controversial Oliver Callan sketch, Dr Ciara Meehan looks at how Hall’s Pictorial Weekly is associated with the defeat of the then-government in 1977 – but questions whether it was really to blame.

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Christmas pudding and wine do not a good fantasy player make
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Christmas pudding and wine do not a good fantasy player make

Dec 27th 2013, 4:02 PM 2,796 Views 1 Comment

This week, Luis Suarez had the temerity to refrain from scoring.

Nine of South Park's finest sporting moments
# NSFW
From The42
# NSFW

Nine of South Park's finest sporting moments

Dec 3rd 2013, 4:40 PM 3,477 Views 5 Comments

Beware: Offensive material, foul language and possibly even a few spoilers are just one click away.

"Monty Python reunion is for real": Terry Jones
# Not A Dead Parrot
From TheJournal.ie
# Not A Dead Parrot

"Monty Python reunion is for real": Terry Jones

Nov 19th 2013, 12:15 PM 8,741 Views 57 Comments

Theatre show to be first Python project in 30 years.

Why bankers are just like Hobbits: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
From TheJournal.ie
# Not The News

Why bankers are just like Hobbits: The week's news skewed

Sep 28th 2013, 10:30 AM 3,629 Views 10 Comments

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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