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# current-affairs - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Feb 23rd 2013, 5:00 PM 5,220 Views 10 Comments

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?

# current-affairs - Saturday 16 February, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Feb 16th 2013, 5:00 PM 6,949 Views 6 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Donkey meat disgusts horse meat eaters; Pat Rabbitte’s Valentine to himself; retirement advice from an ex-Pope.

# current-affairs - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Column: Why I should be allowed to vote at 17
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why I should be allowed to vote at 17

Feb 10th 2013, 7:30 PM 270 Views 95 Comments

I will inherit the actions of the electorate’s decisions for decades to come, so why shouldn’t I be able to influence government policy too, asks Adam Houlihan.

# current-affairs - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Feb 9th 2013, 5:00 PM 4,204 Views 1 Comment

Breaking via The Mire wire: Burgers first past the post; Labour reminds us, ‘I woz ere’; all back to Coppers after bank debt deal.

# current-affairs - Saturday 2 February, 2013

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Feb 2nd 2013, 5:00 PM 7,392 Views 9 Comments

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…

# current-affairs - Saturday 12 January, 2013

This is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
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This is the week's news... skewed

Jan 12th 2013, 5:00 PM 4,308 Views 0 Comments

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.

# current-affairs - Sunday 6 January, 2013

This is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
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This is the week's news... skewed

Jan 6th 2013, 5:00 PM 5,501 Views 7 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Employed people get the Pat Kenny jitters; newspapers to save the interweb; Irish people want to be Swiss.

# current-affairs - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Top readers' comments of the week
# You Told Us
# You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

Jan 5th 2013, 11:00 AM 8,120 Views 12 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the funniest, most thought-provoking and interesting comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

# current-affairs - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Al-Jazeera buys struggling US cable channel, launches push into America
# News Media
# News Media

Al-Jazeera buys struggling US cable channel, launches push into America

Jan 3rd 2013, 9:10 AM 6,052 Views 22 Comments

The international broadcaster has bought Current TV in a deal aimed at allowing it to expand in the US market.

# current-affairs - Saturday 29 December, 2012

The Mire's review of the year's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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The Mire's review of the year's news... skewed

Dec 29th 2012, 5:00 PM 5,495 Views 2 Comments

Government response to Anonymous cheers everyone up; Heathrow goes green; Irish people want to escape to prisons; Love/Hate Christmas special: This was 2012 according to The Mire

# current-affairs - Saturday 22 December, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Dec 22nd 2012, 5:00 PM 4,537 Views 1 Comment

Breaking via The Mire wire: Government apologises to Angela Merkel for Mayan apocalypse insult and the IMF’s seasonal message of good will to all. No, really.

# current-affairs - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

RTÉ reveals new presenter for morning news programme
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ reveals new presenter for morning news programme

Dec 18th 2012, 8:29 PM 19,364 Views 21 Comments

Keelin Shanley will front a new morning news programme on RTÉ One television and RTÉ News Now in the new year.

# current-affairs - Friday 14 December, 2012

The Evening Fix... now with an offer you might refuse
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with an offer you might refuse

Dec 14th 2012, 8:00 PM 9,092 Views 4 Comments

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

# current-affairs - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Dec 1st 2012, 5:00 PM 5,201 Views 5 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: 103% of adults fluent in Irish; evidence of a parliament found in Leinster House; rainwater is tax-free… for now.

# current-affairs - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Nov 24th 2012, 5:00 PM 8,930 Views 3 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Gardaí lack resources to monitor Love/Hate characters; HSE inquiry to proceed without actually inquiring; and student grants delayed until after emigration.

# current-affairs - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Nov 10th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,480 Views 4 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: A Gathering storm; Al-Quinnada; and Mitt Romney’s Irish cousin?

# current-affairs - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Nov 3rd 2012, 5:00 PM 7,450 Views 5 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Making it easier to get an Irish Heritage certificate; criminals too busy wetting themselves at Garda Segways to commit crimes; Richie Boucher catches Bond producers’ eye.

# current-affairs - Saturday 27 October, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Oct 27th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,465 Views 1 Comment

Breaking via The Mire wire: Ice-cream for children’s votes? Tayto Park as possible children’s hospital site? European ‘Rear of the Year’ award for the Taoiseach?

# current-affairs - Wednesday 24 October, 2012

George Lee joins Prime Time as part of RTÉ News shake-up
# Ch-ch-ch-changes
# Ch-ch-ch-changes

George Lee joins Prime Time as part of RTÉ News shake-up

Oct 24th 2012, 12:50 PM 12,552 Views 43 Comments

RTE has announced a range of changes to its current affairs programmes – including a new focus on investigative work.

# current-affairs - Saturday 20 October, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Oct 20th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,733 Views 0 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Roscommon man jumps for space to advertise his CV; the Prophet Seán Quinn; Enda having fun in Brussels.

# current-affairs - Saturday 13 October, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Oct 13th 2012, 5:00 PM 5,575 Views 6 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Suing for the right to piddle in peace; bank begs people not to pay cash; Enda upstages Rosanna.

# current-affairs - Friday 12 October, 2012

Prime Time was "fair, impartial" on Quinn family
# Broadcasting
# Broadcasting

Prime Time was "fair, impartial" on Quinn family

Oct 12th 2012, 6:30 AM 6,567 Views 6 Comments

BAI publishes its reasons for rejecting Quinns’ allegations of bias and factual inaccuracy against RTÉ current affairs show.

# current-affairs - Saturday 6 October, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Current Affairs
From The Daily Edge
# Current Affairs

Here is the week's news... skewed

Oct 6th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,897 Views 4 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Children’s hospital site for Balbriggan? TDs to stay home to cut costs? Chinese takeaways off menu for athletes?

# current-affairs - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

# current-affairs - Tuesday 2 October, 2012

RTÉ News Now and TG4 HD now available on UPC
# UPC
# UPC

RTÉ News Now and TG4 HD now available on UPC

Oct 2nd 2012, 8:30 PM 9,110 Views 42 Comments

‘Ardghléine’ is the Irish word for high definition apparently…

# current-affairs - Saturday 22 September, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Sep 22nd 2012, 5:00 PM 4,379 Views 8 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: James Reilly wins international comedy award; mystery as man found in Dublin “without a care in the world”; Rosanna’s breasts issue complaint.

# current-affairs - Thursday 20 September, 2012

Column: Why I don't watch Vincent Browne
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Why I don't watch Vincent Browne

Sep 20th 2012, 7:30 PM 108 Views 110 Comments

… or Prime Time, for that matter, Ciarán Mc Mahon writes.

# current-affairs - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Sep 15th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,700 Views 5 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Will Rory McIlroy attend The Gathering? And round 2 of Michael Noonan versus the IMF…

# current-affairs - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Sep 8th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,126 Views 3 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Litter-picking fun for tourists; injuring oneself to get away from James Reilly; one-way free travel?

# current-affairs - Saturday 18 August, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Current Affairs
From The Daily Edge
# Current Affairs

Here is the week's news... skewed

Aug 18th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,564 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The GAA dismisses reports of vajazzling – and the Mars Curiosity rover faces a hostile reaction from the natives.

# current-affairs - Saturday 11 August, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Aug 11th 2012, 6:00 PM 5,334 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The underground sect which has never been exposed to Craig Doyle – and would you trust NAMA to mind your children?

# current-affairs - Saturday 4 August, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Aug 4th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,067 Views 4 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Why wasn’t Seán Quinn honoured at Olympics opening ceremony? Will Shell truck rescue create 13,000 jobs?

# current-affairs - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

RTÉ promotes David Nally to Managing Editor position
# RTÉ
# RTÉ

RTÉ promotes David Nally to Managing Editor position

Jul 17th 2012, 5:07 PM 3,453 Views 5 Comments

The former Sunday Tribune reporter will take up his new role immediately.

# current-affairs - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Jul 7th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,876 Views 4 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Buying the God particle; elderly targeting the elderly; Ireland’s first efficient bank?

# current-affairs - Saturday 9 June, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Jun 9th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,063 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Mick Wallace saves the country €2.1 million; Irish Catholics get religious guidance from Fr Ted re-runs; and Finance officials no longer allowed to do sums…

# current-affairs - Tuesday 5 June, 2012

# current-affairs - Saturday 26 May, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

May 26th 2012, 6:00 PM 2,208 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The secret link between Jedward and the Central Bank and the TD who was caught working…