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Sunday 26 March 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Irony

All time
# Celtic Alliance
UKIP wants the Irish government to help pay for a motorway in Wales with EU funds
Assemblyman David Rowlands told “I’m glad they all realise the irony” in a Ukip member seeking EU funds to upgrade the motorway.
# immediateley
This mam received a deeply ironic letter from her son's school about his spelling
Ah here.
# Irony
A BBC journalist was harassed on the street ... while reporting on street harassment
Slow clap.
# free range
Cow escapes slaughterhouse, goes on the run, gets shot next to McDonald's
A tragic and ironic end.
# shortcut
This truck crash created maybe the most ironic photo you will ever see
So delicious.
# Irony
One month after infamous video goes viral, Dubliner Paddy McCarthy joins Bolton
Neil Lennon’s team have signed the defender on loan until the end of the season.
# Tweet Storm
'Absolutely ridiculous': Labour's equality minister is getting lots of flak for this totally ironic tweet
Aodhán Ó Ríordáin is baffled by some of the responses to his tweet this morning
# Sweet Irony
11 of the most ironic little things that ever happened in Ireland
A little toooooo ironic, yeah I really do think.
# Irony
So Martin McGuinness just got this World Cup pick in the office pool
No comment.
# haven't a notion
7 things we're all still trying to figure out
How DO they get the figs into the fig rolls though?
# oh noah
A Noah screening was cancelled due to a flood in a cinema
Is it a sign?!
# hole-y moly
Unfortunate pothole-filling crew manage to get stuck in giant pothole
Not ideal.
# Limerick
6 times Rubberbandits truly represented Limerick as City of Culture
Limerick’s greatest cultural export?
# Irony
Wal-Mart is selling an Occupy Wall Street poster
Though an outside vendor is selling the item on the company’s marketplace, a lot of people still found it ironic.
# Irony
Hoping to watch this afternoon's Freedom of Information debate? Well, the Oireachtas website has crashed...
Staff are working to fix the problem and hope to have it corrected “as soon as possible”.
# Irony
FF Senator opens Dáil's Private Members’ Bar replica in Co Roscommon
Terry Leyden said former boss Charlie Haughey “would be there in spirit” while Mary O’Rourke would be there in person.
# Irony
So it turns out the Newcastle fan who punched a horse is an animal lover
The unemployed factory worker has apologised for his actions at the weekend.
# Irony
Your 'How Times Have Changed' File Pic Of The Day
This pic was taken in 2004, when Rooney was Britain’s hottest footballing prospect.
# Irony
Well, that's ironic: Bearsville, NY home repeatedly ransacked by bears
The Knowles family’s home in Bearsville, upstate New York, has been having some rather ironic visitors…
# Sinn Féin
McGuinness to inherit Adams’ old British title under SF reorganisation
Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness will become the new Crown Steward and Bailiff of the Manor of Northstead.
# Irony
Mark Zuckerberg holidays in Vietnam... where Facebook is banned
Zuckerberg spent Christmas Eve in the popular tourist destination Ha Long Bay but he may have had trouble logging on…
# Irony
'Secret' Anglo-Irish Treaty of 6 December 1921 now online
Today, the buzzwords are financial sovereignty. Exactly 90 years ago today, this treaty led to bitter war over Irish sovereignty.
# Irony
Apple co-founder's latest phone: a Google Android device
Steve Wozniak has shown himself to be a tech enthusiast no matter what the brand is.
# Hungary
On Ireland's bailout anniversary, Hungary seeks EU-IMF assistance
Oh the irony…
# Irony
The making of a Twitter legend: top 20 #seanobrienfacts
A certain player was venerated ad nauseam following Ireland’s consummate progress into the World Cup quarter finals. Here are the best of the tweets dedicated to that player.
# Irony
NASCAR driver loses driving licence for 45 days... for speeding
Kyle Busch, who currently leads the championship standings, was caught driving a borrowed car at 128mph in a 45mph zone.
# Irony
Cameron using Irish mercenaries to fight UK riots, says Libya
A news caption on Libyan state TV claims “Cameron’s brigades” are being backed up by “mercenaries” from Ireland and Scotland.
# Bad timing
IMF invited us to course on 'identifying systemic risk' - three days after it started talking about a bailout
Central Bank governor Patrick Honohan was invited to attend an IMF course, days after pre-bailout correspondence began.
# Irony
WikiLeaks founder calls Facebook an "appalling spying machine"
The founder of the world’s most notorious secret-sharing website believes Facebook is going a step too far.