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#Awkward

# awkward - Thursday 5 November, 2020

‘No hard feelings’ from Ronnie O’Sullivan following Mark Allen altercation
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From The42
# Awkward

‘No hard feelings’ from Ronnie O’Sullivan following Mark Allen altercation

Nov 5th 2020, 11:45 PM 9,758 Views 4 Comments

The world champion became embroiled in a bizarre verbal spat with the Northern Irishman.

# awkward - Thursday 3 October, 2019

'O'Neill called me a tosser a few times... then he ended up just hanging up the phone'
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From The42
# Awkward

'O'Neill called me a tosser a few times... then he ended up just hanging up the phone'

Oct 3rd 2019, 12:39 PM 20,223 Views 26 Comments

Ireland defender Matt Doherty has opened up about a call he received from Martin O’Neill.

# awkward - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Ukrainian star Svitolina stumped by relationship question on court after Australian Open win
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From The42
# Awkward

Ukrainian star Svitolina stumped by relationship question on court after Australian Open win

Jan 17th 2019, 9:22 AM 10,595 Views 5 Comments

‘We are here for tennis, so that’s why it was a bit strange. I didn’t really expect to be asked that.’

# awkward - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

Hillary Clinton and James Comey are coming to Dublin on Friday week (separately)
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# Awkward

Hillary Clinton and James Comey are coming to Dublin on Friday week (separately)

Jun 13th 2018, 3:51 PM 13,918 Views 43 Comments

Don’t expect them to be meeting up for a pint or anything though.

# awkward - Friday 18 May, 2018

Shawn Mendes had a rather awkward encounter with The Queen, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle
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From The Daily Edge
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Shawn Mendes had a rather awkward encounter with The Queen, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle

May 18th 2018, 12:19 PM 5,144 Views 0 Comments

He was on the Ellen show recounting the sorry tale.

# awkward - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Foo Fighters invited an 8-year-old on stage to play the drums and it was all going great until he refused to leave
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From The Daily Edge
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Foo Fighters invited an 8-year-old on stage to play the drums and it was all going great until he refused to leave

May 9th 2018, 7:50 PM 7,801 Views 0 Comments

It got pretty awkward.

# awkward - Thursday 22 March, 2018

ASOS handled printing 17,000 shopping bags with a typo in a pretty unique way
# Asos
From The Daily Edge
# Asos

ASOS handled printing 17,000 shopping bags with a typo in a pretty unique way

Mar 22nd 2018, 9:39 AM 19,509 Views 0 Comments

However, there might be cause for concern.

# awkward - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Katy Perry gave a teenage American Idol contestant his first kiss and it was pretty inappropriate
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From The Daily Edge
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Katy Perry gave a teenage American Idol contestant his first kiss and it was pretty inappropriate

Mar 15th 2018, 9:54 AM 10,674 Views 17 Comments

The young man has since spoken out about how it made him feel uncomfortable.

# awkward - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

A look at 7 of the most awkward celebrity interviews in recent history
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From The Daily Edge
# Awkward

A look at 7 of the most awkward celebrity interviews in recent history

Mar 6th 2018, 9:00 PM 9,052 Views 2 Comments

We generally watch between our fingers.

# awkward - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

A Garda was caught writing out a drink-driving summons with a Guinness pen on TV last night
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From The Daily Edge
# Awkward

A Garda was caught writing out a drink-driving summons with a Guinness pen on TV last night

Dec 12th 2017, 4:36 PM 8,047 Views 9 Comments

Only in Ireland …

# awkward - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

YouTuber Zoella has been criticised over her €55 advent calendar containing glitter and biscuit cutters
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From The Daily Edge
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YouTuber Zoella has been criticised over her €55 advent calendar containing glitter and biscuit cutters

Nov 14th 2017, 1:36 PM 8,790 Views 4 Comments

Would you pay that for a box?

# awkward - Friday 29 September, 2017

16 nightmarish everyday situations guaranteed to leave you in a cold sweat
# Sweatin'
From The Daily Edge
# Sweatin'

16 nightmarish everyday situations guaranteed to leave you in a cold sweat

Sep 29th 2017, 8:56 PM 11,003 Views 8 Comments

PANIC.

# awkward - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

A couple clashed over Brexit on Channel 4's First Dates and it was delightfully awkward
# Better Leave Right Now
From The Daily Edge
# Better Leave Right Now

A couple clashed over Brexit on Channel 4's First Dates and it was delightfully awkward

Sep 19th 2017, 8:08 AM 8,957 Views 1 Comment

Opposites attract.

# awkward - Monday 15 May, 2017

9 of the most incredibly awkward celebrity interviews
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From The Daily Edge
# Awkward

9 of the most incredibly awkward celebrity interviews

May 15th 2017, 9:00 PM 13,162 Views 0 Comments

From Courtney Love faceplanting off of a stool to Naomi Campbell being questioned about blood diamonds.

# awkward - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Ivanka Trump defends father at women's summit, gets laughed at
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# Awkward

Ivanka Trump defends father at women's summit, gets laughed at

Apr 25th 2017, 7:33 PM 58,823 Views 83 Comments

Donald Trump doesn’t have the best track record when it comes to empowering women.

# awkward - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

This woman was paired with her ex on Channel 4's First Dates and then rejected him
# Very Satisfying
From The Daily Edge
# Very Satisfying

This woman was paired with her ex on Channel 4's First Dates and then rejected him

Apr 19th 2017, 7:58 AM 14,900 Views 0 Comments

This is good telly right here.

# awkward - Friday 7 April, 2017

'You're an idiot' - Masters contender McGirt recalls Tiger exchange
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From The42
# Awkward

'You're an idiot' - Masters contender McGirt recalls Tiger exchange

Apr 7th 2017, 9:38 AM 14,255 Views 9 Comments

A disagreement with the superstar changed his approach, with the American now in contention at Augusta.

# awkward - Thursday 6 April, 2017

19 things you'll understand if you're awkward as hell at the gym
# Sweaty Betty
From The Daily Edge
# Sweaty Betty

19 things you'll understand if you're awkward as hell at the gym

Apr 6th 2017, 8:00 AM 5,793 Views 2 Comments

That’s one set of push-ups done! *sits on mat doing nothing for ten mins*

# awkward - Monday 3 April, 2017

Firm apologises as April fool joke annoys Philipp Lahm
# Awkward
From The42
# Awkward

Firm apologises as April fool joke annoys Philipp Lahm

Apr 3rd 2017, 7:54 PM 18,075 Views 10 Comments

“This thing has nothing to do with fun. In our eyes, it is a cheap trick to use a celebrity for advertising,” the player’s advisor told Bild.

# awkward - Friday 31 March, 2017

Everyone was watching through their fingers as a lad's card was declined on First Dates Ireland
# Ferret Around
From The Daily Edge
# Ferret Around

Everyone was watching through their fingers as a lad's card was declined on First Dates Ireland

Mar 31st 2017, 8:08 AM 10,405 Views 3 Comments

NIGHTMARE.

# awkward - Thursday 9 March, 2017

Britain owes the EU nearly €2 billion after ignoring a Chinese scam
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Britain owes the EU nearly €2 billion after ignoring a Chinese scam

Mar 9th 2017, 6:11 AM 28,775 Views 28 Comments

The scheme also cost other EU countries — such as France, Germany, Spain and Italy — €3.2 billion.

# awkward - Saturday 25 February, 2017

After pie-gate fallout, Sutton forced into playing right-back in goal
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From The42
# Awkward

After pie-gate fallout, Sutton forced into playing right-back in goal

Feb 25th 2017, 4:28 PM 11,464 Views 11 Comments

The goalkeeper resigned following a well-documented betting stunt earlier this week.

# awkward - Friday 10 February, 2017

Lena Dunham managed to totally fluster a presenter by simply saying the word 'penis'
# Nervous Giggling
From The Daily Edge
# Nervous Giggling

Lena Dunham managed to totally fluster a presenter by simply saying the word 'penis'

Feb 10th 2017, 10:00 PM 6,067 Views 1 Comment

“I wasn’t brought up talking like that!”

People are cringing over this couple awkwardly splitting the bill on First Dates Ireland last night
# SPLIT UP
From The Daily Edge
# SPLIT UP

People are cringing over this couple awkwardly splitting the bill on First Dates Ireland last night

Feb 10th 2017, 8:37 AM 26,276 Views 22 Comments

She’s not an ATM, Kari!

# awkward - Friday 13 January, 2017

This video of two newsreaders arguing about wearing the same colour is delicously awkward
# It Is An Issue
From The Daily Edge
# It Is An Issue

This video of two newsreaders arguing about wearing the same colour is delicously awkward

Jan 13th 2017, 8:24 AM 6,988 Views 4 Comments

“It is an issue, Julie.”

# awkward - Friday 2 December, 2016

This girl sent a hilariously nonsensical e-mail to her teacher after getting her wisdom teeth out
# Love You Bye
From The Daily Edge
# Love You Bye

This girl sent a hilariously nonsensical e-mail to her teacher after getting her wisdom teeth out

Dec 2nd 2016, 2:28 PM 6,972 Views 1 Comment

Painkillers will do that to you, kids.

# awkward - Friday 19 August, 2016

19 distressingly awkward situations every Irish person will relate to
# My Shame
From The Daily Edge
# My Shame

19 distressingly awkward situations every Irish person will relate to

Aug 19th 2016, 9:30 PM 17,187 Views 1 Comment

Death is preferable to all these things.

# awkward - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

This guy arrived home to the soundest note from his neighbour about loud sex
# Loose Screws
From The Daily Edge
# Loose Screws

This guy arrived home to the soundest note from his neighbour about loud sex

Jul 26th 2016, 8:05 AM 9,764 Views 0 Comments

“Thank you so much and again this is awkward, but had to ask.”

# awkward - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

A snippet of Taylor Swift's response to Kim Kardashian has turned into a gas meme
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From The Daily Edge
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A snippet of Taylor Swift's response to Kim Kardashian has turned into a gas meme

Jul 19th 2016, 8:34 AM 7,333 Views 1 Comment

“I would very much like to be excluded from this narrative”

# awkward - Wednesday 13 July, 2016

Will Enda be putting a timeframe on his departure today?
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Will Enda be putting a timeframe on his departure today?

Jul 13th 2016, 8:44 AM 11,973 Views 81 Comments

Don’t bet on it. The Taoiseach is set to address his parliamentary party after a week dominated by gaffes and strange decisions.

# awkward - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

EU leaders are looking for a quick divorce from David Cameron
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EU leaders are looking for a quick divorce from David Cameron

Jun 28th 2016, 7:27 AM 18,415 Views 98 Comments

The summit will be a chance for the Taoiseach to underline Ireland’s specific interests and concerns.

# awkward - Monday 9 May, 2016

Embarrassing medal snub for Joey Barton as Burnley celebrate Premier League promotion
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From The42
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Embarrassing medal snub for Joey Barton as Burnley celebrate Premier League promotion

May 9th 2016, 10:03 PM 23,244 Views 23 Comments

“No medal? What’s going on?”

# awkward - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

Ted Cruz elbowing his wife in the face is the most awkward Vine you'll see today
# Cruzing For A Bruising
From The Daily Edge
# Cruzing For A Bruising

Ted Cruz elbowing his wife in the face is the most awkward Vine you'll see today

May 4th 2016, 8:06 AM 7,027 Views 0 Comments

Facepalm. No wait, faceelbow.

# awkward - Saturday 2 April, 2016

20 awkward moments every Irish gal will relate to
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From The Daily Edge
# Awkward

20 awkward moments every Irish gal will relate to

Apr 2nd 2016, 9:30 AM 17,921 Views 4 Comments

Totes awks.

# awkward - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Joan Burton will decide her fate as Labour leader after a government is formed
# Calls To Step Aside
# Calls To Step Aside

Joan Burton will decide her fate as Labour leader after a government is formed

Mar 30th 2016, 9:10 PM 23,290 Views 110 Comments

Meanwhile, Alan Kelly apologised for comments he made about power being a drug that suited him.

# awkward - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

'What did you say about political prisoners?' Castro fields questions at Obama press conference
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'What did you say about political prisoners?' Castro fields questions at Obama press conference

Mar 22nd 2016, 8:10 AM 12,806 Views 21 Comments

A joint-appearance by the leaders of both states didn’t always go smoothly.

# awkward - Thursday 17 March, 2016

The OECD apologises for St Patrick's Day tweet about alcohol abuse
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The OECD apologises for St Patrick's Day tweet about alcohol abuse

Mar 17th 2016, 5:13 PM 34,879 Views 40 Comments

Ouch.

# awkward - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Two bars are opening on George's Street... with almost the same name
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From The Daily Edge
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Two bars are opening on George's Street... with almost the same name

Mar 2nd 2016, 7:14 PM 12,812 Views 3 Comments

Great minds think alike, we guess?

# awkward - Monday 29 February, 2016

Snapchat employee sent personal details to scammer they thought was their boss
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# Awkward

Snapchat employee sent personal details to scammer they thought was their boss

Feb 29th 2016, 9:33 AM 10,065 Views 2 Comments

The company said that no user information was revealed because of the incident.

# awkward - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

This Dad accidentally sent his daughter a Snapchat meant for her Mam, and it was mortifying
# Snap Happy
From The Daily Edge
# Snap Happy

This Dad accidentally sent his daughter a Snapchat meant for her Mam, and it was mortifying

Feb 16th 2016, 11:34 AM 19,029 Views 3 Comments

Nooooooo.

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