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#Humour

# humour - Tuesday 23 October, 2018

'An attempt at humour': Leo has 'no regrets' over tweet to Brexit supporter

A spokesperson for the Taoiseach says he rarely does British media interviews as his points get skewed.

# humour - Friday 31 March, 2017

'I wish I had a pound for every time I offended someone. Wait, I do': Gervais defends 'dead babies' joke

The comedian came under fire after a recently bereaved couple walked out of his show.

# humour - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Has political correctness gone mad? 'Comedians must be allowed to offend'

Comedians are at the forefront of a battle against an assault on free speech, writes Seán Connolly.

# humour - Sunday 25 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge What to watch on TV today: Not The RTÉ Guide Christmas special Pass The Remote

What to watch on TV today: Not The RTÉ Guide Christmas special

Settle in for a day of great telly.

# humour - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

This is how Facebook plans to make Messenger the focal point of your phone

You’re going to hear a lot more about chatbots over the next few months.

# humour - Saturday 3 October, 2015

From The42 Video: Messi 'watching' the trailer for Ronaldo's movie is brilliant Humour

Video: Messi 'watching' the trailer for Ronaldo's movie is brilliant

Take two minutes out of your day to give this a watch.

# humour - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Microsoft is teaching a robot to have a sense of humour

It’s to help The New Yorker sift through entries for its caption competition, but there’s a bigger reason behind it.

# humour - Monday 6 April, 2015

Moments in time: the making of modern Ireland*

From Stone Age hipsters to Irish Potato. *Not all of it worked out well for us.

# humour - Friday 26 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 11 most popular DailyEdge.ie lists of 2014 Listapalooza

The 11 most popular DailyEdge.ie lists of 2014

Yes, a list of lists. *head explodes*

# humour - Saturday 20 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 Waterford Whispers headlines that sum up the year 2014 Satire

11 Waterford Whispers headlines that sum up the year 2014

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

# humour - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Life on the dole - a dark and humorous diary

Tobias Kirkner arrived back to Ireland and thought it would be easy to ‘get on the dole’… he was wrong.

# humour - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

Opinion: Laughing our way to good male health – why we need humour in healing

Men take fewer preventive health measures and are less willing to seek medical help than women, but a little laughter goes a long way – even when getting a serious message across.

# humour - Saturday 24 May, 2014

The science-backed reason you should watch stand-up comedy before a meeting

Nope, it’s not a waste of your time, it’s training you to be more cognitively flexible (tell your boss!).

# humour - Wednesday 9 April, 2014

Petition set up demanding RTÉ scrap 'The Centre' over portrayal of transgender character

The petition says the show encourages “abuse of transgender people”.

# humour - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

RTÉ receives 24 complaints over transgender character in new sitcom 'The Centre'

The group TENI said the programme is a throwback to the dark ages of television and RTÉ should do better.

# humour - Friday 28 February, 2014

Column: Ban on all-male panel shows? Don't make me laugh.

Quotas will never resolve the battle of the sexes. They’re regressive, counter-productive and a very short-sighted solution to gender representation, writes Lorraine Courtney.

# humour - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge This comes to pass, when a meme is born Forever Young

This comes to pass, when a meme is born

The 60-year-old girl has taken over the internet overnight.

# humour - Monday 28 October, 2013

Column: What you didn’t know about the real Afghanistan

The stories you’ve heard about Afghanistan won’t prepare you for what the country is really like: its colour, culture, laughter and resilience is amazing, writes Maya Pastakia.

# humour - Saturday 21 September, 2013

No cure for the Dáil: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: No bankers to be hurt in the making of inquiry; is the Pope a Catholic?

# humour - Saturday 24 August, 2013

Banks to take us seriously... er, no: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Egypt despairs as Eamon Gilmore drafted in to heal divisions.

# humour - Saturday 17 August, 2013

Gangsters' dream of winning Rose of Tralee: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Belmullet gardai seek help tracing their own movements; Bradley Manning apologises to Ryanair.

# humour - Saturday 10 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Dublin's most high security creche and annoying radio presenters: The week's news skewed Not The News

Dublin's most high security creche and annoying radio presenters: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Support grows for a Fine Gael-Fianna Fail-Labour-Sinn Féin-everyone else coalition and Dubliners terrorised by buses roaming the city.

# humour - Friday 9 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2013*

*The events of 2013 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# humour - Thursday 8 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2012*

*The events of 2012 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# humour - Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2011*

*The events of 2011 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# humour - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2010*

*The events of 2010 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# humour - Saturday 3 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Orgasms and MacGill: The week's news skewed Not The News

Orgasms and MacGill: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: A groundshaking event at MacGill summer school, Paddy and Pat – the sequel; bankers defaulting on responsibility.

# humour - Friday 12 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge 9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren't afraid of the craic Havin' The Twaic

9 corporate Twitter accounts that aren't afraid of the craic

Two of them have even engaged in a rap battle. On Twitter. A Twattle, if you will.

# humour - Saturday 15 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge PAC chairman hoping to replace Cmmdr Hadfield, bring wife and son: The week's news skewed Not The News

PAC chairman hoping to replace Cmmdr Hadfield, bring wife and son: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Ireland wants to be ruled by the head of Gerry Adams and the clothed body of Rihanna.

# humour - Saturday 8 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge The G8 loves it when you smile: The week's news skewed Satire

The G8 loves it when you smile: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: We’ll swap you Ulster Bank for the M50, scaring off the sun.

# humour - Monday 27 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Are Penguins chocolate bars or biscuits? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Are Penguins chocolate bars or biscuits?

It’s Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# humour - Tuesday 21 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge Twitter tells us what Alan Shatter knows* Shatter Knows

Twitter tells us what Alan Shatter knows*

*kind of.

# humour - Wednesday 8 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge What would scented underwear for Irish men smell like? Sniff Sniff

What would scented underwear for Irish men smell like?

We’ve had a think about this (sadly) and come up with a few options.

# humour - Saturday 27 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed Not The News

James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: “I was delighted when I heard we were getting a new political party,” a man on a bus in Rialto said. “Then I heard there were TDs in it.”

# humour - Saturday 6 April, 2013

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Kim Jong-Un clings on to his place in the Dáil Technical Group, pointing Phil Hogan at North Korea and Ireland nominated by troika for fantasy government awards.

# humour - Saturday 30 March, 2013

The best 404 error pages of any websites

Most companies have boring 404 pages – but some use them to have a bit of fun.

# humour - Saturday 2 March, 2013

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: SIPTU president wins Oscar; hopes rise of a politicians’ strike; Pope quits over Croke Park II; Lift chaos leads to primary care centre.

# humour - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Column: I have Asperger's and I like being "different"

Fionn Hamill is a young boy who has Asperger’s Syndrome. Here he explains why he loves the way he is and how he never wishes he was any different.

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

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?

# humour - Saturday 26 January, 2013

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Obesity helping the recliner chair-smuggling business; rural drinking a lifeline for rural Garda stations; GAA jealous of soccer ball boy phenomenon.

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