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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Satire

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Debunked: No, Eamon Ryan isn't telling radio stations not to play ‘Driving home for Christmas’
A satirical post claiming that the Green Party leader said the song “promotes car use” has duped people on social media.
FactCheck: No, British English isn't being replaced with Irish English as the EU's working language
A satirical article from Luxembourg has been shared thousands of times.
'It's just a sh*tfest. You can't parody the man': Waterford Whispers and satire after Trump
Waterford Whispers founder Colm Williamson spoke to about the publication’s fifth annual book.
This Scottish newspaper's TV preview of Trump's inauguration is going so viral
The story begins in a nightmarish version of 2017 in which huge sections of the US electorate have somehow been duped into voting to make Donald Trump president.
South Park tackles Colin Kaepernick outrage with anti-cop national anthem
The NFL made headlines for refusing to stand during the national anthem.
A definitive ranking of the 7 best Euro 2016 Après Match skits
Roy Keane interviews for the vacant England job and more gems.
Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would've become a sex attacker
The magazine has published a cartoon in response to the sex assaults in Germany.
Russia is furious over these Charlie Hebdo cartoons about the Egyptian air disaster
“This has nothing to do with democracy or self-expression. It is sacrilege.”
The 'Deluded Brendan' Twitter account is on top form at the moment
The parody account took little time to mock its real-life counterpart.
Can You Tell The Waterford Whispers Headline From An Actual Headline?
Can you tell the difference?
9 times Waterford Whispers was realer than the actual news
We salute you, WWN.
Saudi comedian gets death threats and huge ratings for TV show that mocks ISIS
Selfie might be the darkest comedy on TV in the world today.
10 parts of Italia 90 that managed to live on in pop culture
Oh, how we loathed Toto Schillaci.
People fell for this satirical article about Louisiana banning Irish products after the Yes vote
And got VERY angry.
Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine
Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine
Waterford Whispers just fooled one of Germany's biggest news magazines
WATCH: SNL comedians take on the Church of Scientology
Savage Indignation: Irish satire in the 20th century
Satirical magazine The Lepracaun Cartoon Monthly took a wry look at the political landscape of early 20th century Ireland.
New Charlie Hebdo will feature caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed
The magazine’s front page will be released this evening.
British comedy Four Lions to be offered for free in France following Charlie Hebdo attacks
It will be offered for free on a digital streaming platform.
11 Waterford Whispers headlines that sum up the year 2014
Kim Kardashian Becomes Wedged In Ailwee Caves, and other classics from 2014.
Arsene Wenger and 'Let it Go' from Frozen -- together at last
This excellent parody combines the worlds of the Arsenal manager and the Disney movie.
This very fake article about a Mayo postman had lots of people totally fooled
No, he didn’t walk in and ask to watch Jeremy Kyle.
On eve of Scottish referendum, polls suggest the pro-union vote will clinch it
Both sides have one more day of campaigning before the public go to the polls tomorrow.
Aprés Match's Kenny Cunningham impression last night was spot on
The Irish comedians hosted last night’s third-place playoff on RTÉ.
Aprés Match brilliantly parody Eamon Dunphy's on-air profanity
The Irish satirists mocked the analyst’s controversial recent F-bomb.
Check out this brilliant parody of the hysteria surrounding the NFL's first openly gay player
Michael Sam has been the subject of much controversy since coming out.
Ryan Tubridy responds to spoof death article with a cheery selfie
Yesterday, Waterford Whispers “reported” that he was found “dead inside”. Don’t worry though, he’s all right.
Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Mesut Ozil-type prima donnas need not apply
As certain teams recover from their European hangovers, we get ready for another week of Premier League action.
This brilliant Mourinho-Wenger parody will make you nostalgic for the days of Ceefax
The most hilarious reference to the managers’ spat you’ll see today.
A lot of angry Hardwell fans have fallen for this satirical article
Waterford Whispers does it again…
Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Get Seamus Coleman in your teams pronto
Man United defender Rio Ferdinand, on the other hand, might be best to avoid.
Someone on Facebook fell for satirical article claiming the Spire was robbed
We’re sure he’s not the only one…
18 of the funniest Irish Twitter political commentators you should follow in 2014
If you like your politics with a side of humour, that is.
Check out this class Jose Mourinho and David Moyes parody
Probably the best fake prank phone call you’ll hear today.
Analysis: How an RTÉ satire (possibly) helped bring down a government
Ahead of tonight’s reportedly controversial Oliver Callan sketch, Dr Ciara Meehan looks at how Hall’s Pictorial Weekly is associated with the defeat of the then-government in 1977 – but questions whether it was really to blame.
Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Christmas pudding and wine do not a good fantasy player make
This week, Luis Suarez had the temerity to refrain from scoring.
Nine of South Park's finest sporting moments
Beware: Offensive material, foul language and possibly even a few spoilers are just one click away.
"Monty Python reunion is for real": Terry Jones
Theatre show to be first Python project in 30 years.