Advertisement
#Open journalism No news is bad news

Your contributions will help us continue to deliver the stories that are important to you

Support The Journal
Dublin: 1°C Saturday 6 March 2021

#Oops

# oops - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Politician resigns after video of him cheating on his wife is sent from his phone
# USA
# USA

Politician resigns after video of him cheating on his wife is sent from his phone

Oct 1st 2015, 2:16 PM 24,074 Views 39 Comments

He has apologised to those who received the message.

# oops - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Man arrested for urinating on fellow passengers on plane
# Flight Relief
# Flight Relief

Man arrested for urinating on fellow passengers on plane

Sep 12th 2015, 4:55 PM 38,317 Views 38 Comments

The suspect slept through most of the three-hour flight but woke up shortly before landing and began relieving himself.

# oops - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Sky News being investigated after presenter says 'f***' live on air
# Oops
# Oops

Sky News being investigated after presenter says 'f***' live on air

Aug 19th 2015, 9:30 PM 42,186 Views 62 Comments

Two people complained.

# oops - Saturday 8 August, 2015

Tottenham score the first goal of the season (but it's at the wrong end)
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

Tottenham score the first goal of the season (but it's at the wrong end)

Aug 8th 2015, 1:32 PM 6,945 Views 16 Comments

Man United prevailed 1-0 at Old Trafford.

# oops - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Everything about this five-a-side goal is practically perfect
# Low Five
From The42
# Low Five

Everything about this five-a-side goal is practically perfect

Aug 5th 2015, 8:16 AM 7,528 Views 1 Comment

And let’s face it, we’ve all scored some terrible ones.

# oops - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

This engagement photo is going viral for a seriously awkward reason
# Faaaail
From The Daily Edge
# Faaaail

This engagement photo is going viral for a seriously awkward reason

Jul 28th 2015, 5:43 PM 8,699 Views 2 Comments

When initials go wrong.

# oops - Wednesday 22 July, 2015

Armed robber released from prison by accident taunts police by posing with police van
# Search
# Search

Armed robber released from prison by accident taunts police by posing with police van

Jul 22nd 2015, 12:39 PM 18,014 Views 12 Comments

The 34-year-old was in his first year of a nine year sentence.

# oops - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

This lad got 'Gary Lineker shags crisps' tattooed on his arse, and immediately regretted it
# Banter
From The Daily Edge
# Banter

This lad got 'Gary Lineker shags crisps' tattooed on his arse, and immediately regretted it

Jun 30th 2015, 4:23 PM 6,457 Views 1 Comment

“Non, je ne regrette rien…”

# oops - Friday 26 June, 2015

Liverpool's stars take dizzy penalties and fail miserably
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

Liverpool's stars take dizzy penalties and fail miserably

Jun 26th 2015, 8:10 PM 9,179 Views 6 Comments

Even professionals struggle without spacial awareness, it seems.

# oops - Monday 22 June, 2015

Limerick County Council demolishes family home by mistake
# Oops
# Oops

Limerick County Council demolishes family home by mistake

Jun 22nd 2015, 7:21 PM 46,423 Views 28 Comments

Brian and Mary O’Shaughnessy described the destruction of their house as “a nightmare”.

Israeli minister's wife apologises for 'stupid' tweet about Obama
# Oops
# Oops

Israeli minister's wife apologises for 'stupid' tweet about Obama

Jun 22nd 2015, 10:25 AM 24,286 Views 87 Comments

The talk-show host tweeted a joke comparing the US President to a cup of weak, black coffee.

# oops - Saturday 20 June, 2015

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident
# Oops
# Oops

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

Jun 20th 2015, 10:34 AM 23,382 Views 103 Comments

The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.

# oops - Monday 15 June, 2015

Would you look at the state of this defending by David Luiz?!
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

Would you look at the state of this defending by David Luiz?!

Jun 15th 2015, 12:51 PM 7,900 Views 17 Comments

Brazil still managed to overturn the deficit and beat Peru 2-1.

# oops - Friday 12 June, 2015

Lebron James does a Janet Jackson as the Warriors pull level in Game 4
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

Lebron James does a Janet Jackson as the Warriors pull level in Game 4

Jun 12th 2015, 8:34 AM 6,863 Views 8 Comments

The Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 103-82 last night.

# oops - Thursday 11 June, 2015

This six-year-old girl went to meet the Queen... but was hit in the face
# Oops
# Oops

This six-year-old girl went to meet the Queen... but was hit in the face

Jun 11th 2015, 8:00 PM 43,395 Views 25 Comments

Poor little Maisie.

This 6-year-old went to meet the Queen... and accidentally got whacked in the face
# Thwack
From The Daily Edge
# Thwack

This 6-year-old went to meet the Queen... and accidentally got whacked in the face

Jun 11th 2015, 6:46 PM 4,034 Views 3 Comments

Poor little Maisie.

# oops - Friday 5 June, 2015

The wording of this charity ad has caused a lot of confusion on Twitter
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

The wording of this charity ad has caused a lot of confusion on Twitter

Jun 5th 2015, 3:31 PM 5,765 Views 2 Comments

The Motor Neurone Disease Association ad has gotten flack on the internet.

Isis militant takes selfie, shows US where command centre is
# Oops
# Oops

Isis militant takes selfie, shows US where command centre is

Jun 5th 2015, 11:55 AM 23,330 Views 63 Comments

Intelligence experts were able to pinpoint the militant’s precise location after he uploaded a selfie to the internet.

# oops - Thursday 28 May, 2015

This inadvertently rude t-shirt from China proves that some things are lost in translation
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

This inadvertently rude t-shirt from China proves that some things are lost in translation

May 28th 2015, 8:25 AM 6,346 Views 2 Comments

Oh dear.

# oops - Thursday 14 May, 2015

A BBC reporter just accidentally called Nigel Farage a c**t live on air
# Slip Up
# Slip Up

A BBC reporter just accidentally called Nigel Farage a c**t live on air

May 14th 2015, 2:02 PM 37,897 Views 33 Comments

Awkward.

A BBC reporter just accidentally called Nigel Farage a c**t live on air From The Daily Edge

A BBC reporter just accidentally called Nigel Farage a c**t live on air

May 14th 2015, 1:42 PM 3,889 Views 2 Comments

Freudian slip, eh?

# oops - Friday 1 May, 2015

Water protesters mistaken for No campaigners and called 'homophobe b***ards'
# My Bad
# My Bad

Water protesters mistaken for No campaigners and called 'homophobe b***ards'

May 1st 2015, 5:47 PM 21,877 Views 129 Comments

“We are getting dog’s abuse.”

# oops - Saturday 25 April, 2015

What on earth was Brad Guzan doing? His inexcusable blunder gifted City an early lead
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

What on earth was Brad Guzan doing? His inexcusable blunder gifted City an early lead

Apr 25th 2015, 5:47 PM 6,385 Views 6 Comments

Unconfirmed reports that Shay Given greeted the mistake with a wry smile.

# oops - Monday 30 March, 2015

Cork team make history only for their captain to break the trophy in over-eager celebration
# Slam Dunk
From The42
# Slam Dunk

Cork team make history only for their captain to break the trophy in over-eager celebration

Mar 30th 2015, 11:13 AM 7,694 Views 4 Comments

The reaction of the presentation party is priceless.

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers
# Oops
# Oops

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers

Mar 30th 2015, 8:07 AM 17,837 Views 9 Comments

An email with the details was inadvertently sent to the wrong person by an Australian immigration department worker.

# oops - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Soccer team learns hard way -- lengthy goal celebrations are NOT a good idea
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

Soccer team learns hard way -- lengthy goal celebrations are NOT a good idea

Mar 26th 2015, 1:01 PM 9,235 Views 8 Comments

The unusual incident took place during the 2015 Future Champions Gauteng International Tournament.

# oops - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Police swoop on student actors wearing balaclavas and brandishing gun at take away
# As You Were
# As You Were

Police swoop on student actors wearing balaclavas and brandishing gun at take away

Mar 19th 2015, 8:54 PM 18,557 Views 21 Comments

A passerby raised the alarm.

# oops - Thursday 19 February, 2015

A Craig Gordon blooper gifted Inter the lead against Celtic
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

A Craig Gordon blooper gifted Inter the lead against Celtic

Feb 19th 2015, 9:29 PM 4,904 Views 8 Comments

The Celtic goalkeeper won’t want to see this one again.

Defender beats keeper from 40-yards... unfortunately it's his own
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

Defender beats keeper from 40-yards... unfortunately it's his own

Feb 19th 2015, 9:16 AM 4,885 Views 3 Comments

This is pretty special.

# oops - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

You're not alone - 7 people who have already broken their Lent promises
# Broken Promises
From The Daily Edge
# Broken Promises

You're not alone - 7 people who have already broken their Lent promises

Feb 18th 2015, 10:36 AM 5,335 Views 4 Comments

Oh well, you tried.

# oops - Monday 26 January, 2015

Man who crashed drone onto White House grounds says it was an accident
# Oops
# Oops

Man who crashed drone onto White House grounds says it was an accident

Jan 26th 2015, 9:30 PM 20,256 Views 23 Comments

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, were overseas when the quadcopter struck the southeast side of the grounds at about 3am.

# oops - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Limerick mayor says picture of his car parked in disabled space is political... but he is sorry
# Sorry
# Sorry

Limerick mayor says picture of his car parked in disabled space is political... but he is sorry

Jan 14th 2015, 8:52 AM 33,486 Views 131 Comments

Kevin Sheahan has apologised for the blunder and said it won’t be an event that is repeated.

# oops - Monday 5 January, 2015

This poorly placed Weight Watchers sign would ruin all your good intentions
# Bad Sign
From The Daily Edge
# Bad Sign

This poorly placed Weight Watchers sign would ruin all your good intentions

Jan 5th 2015, 8:34 AM 5,894 Views 0 Comments

Oh, cruel world.

# oops - Friday 2 January, 2015

Drink-driver crashes his car... into a police station
# Ello Ello Ello
# Ello Ello Ello

Drink-driver crashes his car... into a police station

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:14 PM 18,626 Views 13 Comments

A cautionary tale.

US clothing brand forced to confirm it's NOT affiliated with the IRA

US clothing brand forced to confirm it's NOT affiliated with the IRA

Jan 2nd 2015, 5:30 PM 25,215 Views 52 Comments

Oh dear.

Something seems a bit off in Graham Norton's Google biography...
# Wifed Up
From The Daily Edge
# Wifed Up

Something seems a bit off in Graham Norton's Google biography...

Jan 2nd 2015, 10:14 AM 15,525 Views 0 Comments

Well that doesn’t sound right.

# oops - Thursday 1 January, 2015

This US clothing brand name has a completely different meaning in Ireland
# Lost In Translation
From The Daily Edge
# Lost In Translation

This US clothing brand name has a completely different meaning in Ireland

Jan 1st 2015, 4:35 PM 6,614 Views 4 Comments

Impact Reduction Apparel is fine, don’t shorten it…

It may be the first day of 2015 but we already have a contender for own goal of the year
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

It may be the first day of 2015 but we already have a contender for own goal of the year

Jan 1st 2015, 3:46 PM 4,328 Views 0 Comments

Look away now, Newcastle fans.

# oops - Tuesday 30 December, 2014

Man accidentally charged €76,000 for Christmas wrapping paper
# Overcharged
From The Daily Edge
# Overcharged

Man accidentally charged €76,000 for Christmas wrapping paper

Dec 30th 2014, 7:30 PM 4,417 Views 3 Comments

Oops.

# oops - Monday 8 December, 2014

Joan Burton accidentally poses with giant spliff
# Joint Chief
# Joint Chief

Joan Burton accidentally poses with giant spliff

Dec 8th 2014, 10:11 PM 48,324 Views 104 Comments

Yes, this happened.