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#Humour

# humour - Friday 11 November, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - on 'Endaism' (ignoring the worst-case scenario)
# Opinion
From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules - on 'Endaism' (ignoring the worst-case scenario)

Nov 11th 2011, 8:30 PM 8 Views 2 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland contemplates the usefulness of looking on the bright side. Incessantly.

# humour - Monday 7 November, 2011

The burning question*: How do you hang a toilet roll?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: How do you hang a toilet roll?

Nov 7th 2011, 12:33 PM 4,166 Views 48 Comments

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

# humour - Friday 28 October, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - On Bertie Ahern vs Steven Seagal
# Opinion
From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules - On Bertie Ahern vs Steven Seagal

Oct 28th 2011, 9:00 PM 1,371 Views 7 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland was torn between the Bertie interview and a Steven Seagal movie on TV – and learned that the two men are not as far apart as you would think…

# humour - Friday 21 October, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - Making sense of this crazy world
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules - Making sense of this crazy world

Oct 21st 2011, 8:30 PM 15 Views 8 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland copes with the break-up of the wholesome group Boyslife – and the reunion of the Stone Roses.

# humour - Friday 14 October, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules – How to wave goodbye to the IMF
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules – How to wave goodbye to the IMF

Oct 14th 2011, 8:14 PM 11 Views 17 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland rubbed shoulders with the likes of Bono, Enda Kenny, Eamon Gilmore and Gabriel Byrne to learn three very important things…

# humour - Monday 10 October, 2011

Undecided about the Presidency? This might help...
# Race For The Áras
From The Daily Edge
# Race For The Áras

Undecided about the Presidency? This might help...

Oct 10th 2011, 8:03 AM 1,615 Views 15 Comments

The Corrigan Brothers apply their lyrical curiosity to the seven candidates for the Áras. Well, we said it MIGHT help.

# humour - Friday 7 October, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - The Dana and Gay Mitchell wars
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From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - The Dana and Gay Mitchell wars

Oct 7th 2011, 8:30 PM 13 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland has to intervene when his troops split over supporting Gay Mitchell or Dana in the Presidential race. “Fr Ryan blacks out some of Gay’s teeth on a poster…”

Watch it: Friday at the movies
# Short Film
From The Daily Edge
# Short Film

Watch it: Friday at the movies

Oct 7th 2011, 1:02 PM 736 Views 0 Comments

This week, TheJournal.ie presents Jelly Baby, an unusual take on how to deal with a crying baby, for your viewing pleasure.

Learn bike safety through the medium of... rap
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

Learn bike safety through the medium of... rap

Oct 7th 2011, 12:24 PM 215 Views 2 Comments

Irish kids had Judge from Wanderly Wagon to teach them about road safety – American kids of the 1990s had rap. White rap.

# humour - Friday 30 September, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules – There’s a guy outside my Tesco swears he’s Jesus
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From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules – There’s a guy outside my Tesco swears he’s Jesus

Sep 30th 2011, 8:59 PM 6 Views 4 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland has a house guest – a bearded young man who wears sandals and speaks in Biblical tones. It couldn’t be… could it?

# humour - Friday 23 September, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules – on Sinn Fein’s presidential campaign
# Satire
From The Daily Edge
# Satire

Column: Cardinal Rules – on Sinn Fein’s presidential campaign

Sep 23rd 2011, 8:30 PM 19 Views 41 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland is greeted by the Martin McGuinness supporters – but it all goes terribly wrong…

# humour - Monday 19 September, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules – on the annual trip to Knock
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From The Daily Edge
# Opinion

Column: Cardinal Rules – on the annual trip to Knock

Sep 19th 2011, 7:00 PM 11 Views 5 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland brings the priests on their annual pilgrimage to the Mayo shrine. But is one of his clerical flock tempted by a (not ‘Our’) Lady?

# humour - Friday 9 September, 2011

Column: Cardinal rules - A day in the life...
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# Humour

Column: Cardinal rules - A day in the life...

Sep 9th 2011, 7:00 PM 73 Views 26 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland talks us through his typical day – it’s not all smiling at old ladies and driving around in the mini, you know.

# humour - Friday 2 September, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules – On keeping the FF dream alive…
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From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules – On keeping the FF dream alive…

Sep 2nd 2011, 7:00 PM 10 Views 1 Comment

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland blesses a new hotel for old pal and ex-Fianna Fáil TD Mattie O’Moore – and learns a little about humility and the value of the JobBridge scheme.

Column: Nine months' pregnant and heading to Electric Picnic? Don't.
# Electric Picnic
From The Daily Edge
# Electric Picnic

Column: Nine months' pregnant and heading to Electric Picnic? Don't.

Sep 2nd 2011, 3:00 PM 659 Views 12 Comments

Journalist and writer Colin Murphy recalls the year he and his heavily-pregnant partner camped it out in Stradbally – and how they were lucky their child wasn’t born in a field. And called Electra.

# humour - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Don't try this wedding proposal at home...
# Falling For You
From The Daily Edge
# Falling For You

Don't try this wedding proposal at home...

Aug 30th 2011, 10:13 AM 1,235 Views 3 Comments

It may be a fake but nonetheless this death-defying proposal might still give people ideas…

# humour - Saturday 27 August, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules – On tour with Il Papa
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules – On tour with Il Papa

Aug 27th 2011, 12:00 PM 19 Views 8 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland heads to Madrid to see his Holiness work the crowd and find his inner rock star.

# humour - Friday 19 August, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - A diocesan fiscal crisis
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules - A diocesan fiscal crisis

Aug 19th 2011, 6:54 PM 12 Views 8 Comments

The (not) Primate of All Ireland documents his efforts to make ends meet – with a little help from David Hasselhoff…

# humour - Friday 12 August, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - Gaybo for President?
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Column: Cardinal Rules - Gaybo for President?

Aug 12th 2011, 7:30 PM 59 Views 26 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland writes that (not) Bishop Brady is upset to discover that the man who hosted the ‘Bishop and the nightie’ debate could be running for the Áras.

# humour - Friday 5 August, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules – Croagh Patrick for purists
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules – Croagh Patrick for purists

Aug 5th 2011, 7:00 PM 22 Views 10 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland details the trials of the recent Reek Sunday – where fun has started to ruin the penitential tradition beloved of (not) Bishop Brophy.

# humour - Sunday 31 July, 2011

The best fake Twitter accounts
# Fake Twitter
From The Daily Edge
# Fake Twitter

The best fake Twitter accounts

Jul 31st 2011, 6:48 PM 1,312 Views 2 Comments

It may not be big or clever, but is certainly is funny – we pick some of the best fake Twitter accounts.

# humour - Friday 29 July, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules – On defending Morrissey
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Column: Cardinal Rules – On defending Morrissey

Jul 29th 2011, 8:20 PM 45 Views 9 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland has to play peacekeeper in the terrible row over Morrissey: “an undisputed genius” or “a big mountain of stupid”?

# humour - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Caption comp: Tee-shock Enda takes a swing at Rory glory
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From The Daily Edge
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Caption comp: Tee-shock Enda takes a swing at Rory glory

Jul 28th 2011, 7:50 AM 1,013 Views 19 Comments

What could the Taoiseach and the US Open champion be saying to each other? You tell us….

# humour - Saturday 23 July, 2011

Yao Ming explained, Taiwanese news style (video)
# Realism
From The42
# Realism

Yao Ming explained, Taiwanese news style (video)

Jul 23rd 2011, 10:10 AM 151 Views 0 Comments

Chinese Basketball superstar Yao Ming retired this week, but unless you’re an NBA fan or a resident of the People’s Republic, you’re unlikely to know much about him. The geniuses at Taiwanese site NMA.tv have created a tidy animation to help you out.

# humour - Friday 22 July, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules – What happens in Lourdes, stays in Lourdes…
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules – What happens in Lourdes, stays in Lourdes…

Jul 22nd 2011, 7:01 PM 151 Views 10 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland embarks on the annual parish pilgrimage… but will everyone get home safely?

# humour - Thursday 21 July, 2011

NEXT! Six possible caddies for Tiger
# Vacancy
From The42
# Vacancy

NEXT! Six possible caddies for Tiger

Jul 21st 2011, 6:23 PM 526 Views 0 Comments

Steve Williams’ departure means Tiger’s in need of a new sidekick. We’ve come up with a list of six people the great man would be crazy not to audition for the job.

# humour - Friday 15 July, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules – The lesser-known story of Zacchaeus
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules – The lesser-known story of Zacchaeus

Jul 15th 2011, 9:00 PM 527 Views 27 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland retells the tale of the short tax collector who climbed a fig tree to see Jesus – but wasn’t so hot on inviting Him back to the house for dinner…

Amanda Brunker tweets video review of Amanda Brunker book by guy taking off Amanda Brunker at Oxegen.
# Love-in
From The Daily Edge
# Love-in

Amanda Brunker tweets video review of Amanda Brunker book by guy taking off Amanda Brunker at Oxegen.

Jul 15th 2011, 2:39 PM 874 Views 1 Comment

Confused yet? Oh here, just watch this….

# humour - Friday 8 July, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - Keep your Oxegen, we have Priestopalooza...
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Column: Cardinal Rules - Keep your Oxegen, we have Priestopalooza...

Jul 8th 2011, 5:19 PM 24 Views 7 Comments

The (not) Primate of All-Ireland has no intention of heading to Punchestown this weekend – he’s still recovering from a Declan Nerney-inspired stampede at the ‘Weekend for Jesus’ music and prayer festival…

# humour - Friday 1 July, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - On helping the Pope to tweet
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules - On helping the Pope to tweet

Jul 1st 2011, 7:00 PM 17 Views 4 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland is drafted in to help his Holiness to get to grips with Twitter. “He receives a tweet from the Dalai Lama. ‘Dude,’ it says. We just ignore it.”

# humour - Thursday 30 June, 2011

Caption competition: When Eamon blessed Enda
# Caption Comp
From The Daily Edge
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Caption competition: When Eamon blessed Enda

Jun 30th 2011, 3:43 PM 677 Views 21 Comments

The Government partners have to work closely together. But we still don’t know what they could possibly being discussing here…

# humour - Friday 24 June, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules – On how to organise a social media protest
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules – On how to organise a social media protest

Jun 24th 2011, 6:05 PM 19 Views 3 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland tries to mobilise The Bebo, The Twitter and The Facebook to protest against a “shocking” art exhibition.

# humour - Friday 17 June, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 28) - On my pal Padre Pio
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 28) - On my pal Padre Pio

Jun 17th 2011, 12:55 PM 20 Views 5 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All-Ireland marks the anniversary of Padre Pio’s canonisation with his recollections of their boyhood friendship… and their caravan holiday in Tramore.

# humour - Sunday 5 June, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 26) - Running the Parish newsletter
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 26) - Running the Parish newsletter

Jun 5th 2011, 10:54 AM 9 Views 1 Comment

The Not Primate of All Ireland hands over the running of the newsletter to a colleague. Hilarity, inevitably, insues.

# humour - Friday 20 May, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 25) On breaking bread with the Queen
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 25) On breaking bread with the Queen

May 20th 2011, 5:46 PM 36 Views 14 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland records the royal goings-on at the State dinner for Queen Elizabeth II at Dublin Castle. “I eventually manage to distract Enda Kenny with the bread basket…”

# humour - Friday 13 May, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 24) On the joy unconfined of watching Jedward
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 24) On the joy unconfined of watching Jedward

May 13th 2011, 3:12 PM 16 Views 7 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland relates the excitement among the Fathers as they settled in for last night’s nailbiting Eurovision semi-final: “We decide to do the Rosary early to get it out of the way…”

# humour - Friday 6 May, 2011

Caption competition: Who's the Greatest?
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From The Daily Edge
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Caption competition: Who's the Greatest?

May 6th 2011, 3:36 PM 3,312 Views 0 Comments

Taoiseach in fighting form on New York trip – but watch who you’re taking on there, Enda…

Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 23) On the beatification of Pope John Paul II
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From The Daily Edge
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Column: Cardinal Rules (Part 23) On the beatification of Pope John Paul II

May 6th 2011, 10:23 AM 25 Views 0 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland gives us a peek at his diary from the Vatican last weekend:”We are as excited as a bunch of schoolgirls on their way to a Cliff Richard concert”.

# humour - Thursday 5 May, 2011

Enda Kenny: Whip My Hair
# Kenny Kutz
From The Daily Edge
# Kenny Kutz

Enda Kenny: Whip My Hair

May 5th 2011, 12:45 PM 4,529 Views 0 Comments

Taoishock of hair provides moral support for Jedward’s Eurovision bid. Maybe.

# humour - Wednesday 4 May, 2011

Caption competition: War is over?
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From The Daily Edge
# Caption Competition

Caption competition: War is over?

May 4th 2011, 2:18 PM 2,279 Views 53 Comments

Blessed were the peacemakers at the 1916 Rising commemoration today…