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#Satire

# satire - 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?

# satire - Monday 2 September, 2013

From The42 The funniest Arsene Wenger 'Thrift Shop' parody video you'll see today Satire

The funniest Arsene Wenger 'Thrift Shop' parody video you'll see today

The Arsenal boss has been mocked for his reluctance to spend in the transfer market.

# satire - 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.

# satire - 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.

# satire - 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.

# satire - 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.

# satire - 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.

# satire - 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.

# satire - 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.

# satire - Monday 5 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2009*

*The events of 2009 in Ireland, according to resident satirist TheMire.net in this special extract from spoof news site chronicling the fall of the Celtic Tiger.

# satire - 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.

# satire - Saturday 27 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge Royal baby offered place in Irish creche: The week's news skewed Not The News

Royal baby offered place in Irish creche: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Diplomatic incidents over British Prince George, HSE tells everyone to lighten up.

# satire - Saturday 20 July, 2013

Bit-of-a-buffoon inquiry: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Seanad insists it’s relevant, talks about fanny; parades mar riots; Magdalene nuns coach banking execs.

# satire - Saturday 6 July, 2013

One from the satire archive: The 85 Billion Euro Man

Still reeling from the Anglo Tapes? We recall a clairvoyant extract from satirical novel, The Eighty-Five Billion Dollar Man.

# satire - Saturday 22 June, 2013

How to survive lunch with Bono: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: G8 leaders express their support for Seán Quinn, and things get back to normal after the Obamas leave town.

# satire - Friday 21 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge All the best parodies of The Angelus BONG This post contains videos

All the best parodies of The Angelus

Let’s all take a moment to stare into the distance and reflect, shall we?

# satire - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Does Michelle Obama think Irish people are "ugly m*****f*****s"?

A satirical article managed to fool hundreds of Americans, who branded the First Lady a “disgrace”

# satire - 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.

# satire - 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.

# satire - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Enda Kenny visits Greece and J Edgar Shatter fights dirty: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Dáil beauty pageant causes tensions, Taoiseach and Greek PM hold shortest discussions ever, and laughter at SIPO…

# satire - Saturday 18 May, 2013

Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: The Gathering at the Dáil; Cabinet clones; Alan Shatter knows what you did last summer.

# satire - Saturday 11 May, 2013

Fine Gael TDs on Twitter and free GP care : The week's news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Leinster House goes wild photocopying arses, free GP care for healthy citizens, and FG TDs insult each other for Twitter practice.

# satire - 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.”

# satire - Saturday 13 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: How Ireland has some of the fittest fat kids in the world and why the axing of Communion grants is ‘worse than the famine’.

# satire - 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.

# satire - Saturday 23 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: RTE stars confused by Pope’s message of humility, and Office of Public Works ‘may never know’ the source of the Cork floods.

# satire - 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.

# satire - Saturday 23 February, 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: Gerry’s teddy all the talk in toy town; today’s marginalised looking forward to a State apology in 2063; cé hé Micheál Martin?

# satire - Saturday 16 February, 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: Donkey meat disgusts horse meat eaters; Pat Rabbitte’s Valentine to himself; retirement advice from an ex-Pope.

# satire - Saturday 9 February, 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: Burgers first past the post; Labour reminds us, ‘I woz ere’; all back to Coppers after bank debt deal.

# satire - 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.

# satire - Saturday 22 December, 2012

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: Government apologises to Angela Merkel for Mayan apocalypse insult and the IMF’s seasonal message of good will to all. No, really.

# satire - Saturday 8 December, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Wine replaces the euro as common currency; Budget enshrines right to die in poverty and exclusive details of the Love/Hate Christmas special.

# satire - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: 103% of adults fluent in Irish; evidence of a parliament found in Leinster House; rainwater is tax-free… for now.

# satire - Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Chinese paper deletes story after falling for 'The Onion' spoof

…even though Kim Jong-Un WAS named as the satirical paper’s Sexiest Man Alive for 2012.

# satire - Saturday 24 November, 2012

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: Gardaí lack resources to monitor Love/Hate characters; HSE inquiry to proceed without actually inquiring; and student grants delayed until after emigration.

# satire - Saturday 10 November, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: A Gathering storm; Al-Quinnada; and Mitt Romney’s Irish cousin?

# satire - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: South Park takes on doping... and charity bracelets* Scause This post contains videos

VIDEO: South Park takes on doping... and charity bracelets*

The best satire on TV had its say on the biggest issue in sport this week. *May contain spoilers and/or sacrilege.

# satire - Saturday 3 November, 2012

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: Making it easier to get an Irish Heritage certificate; criminals too busy wetting themselves at Garda Segways to commit crimes; Richie Boucher catches Bond producers’ eye.

# satire - Sunday 21 October, 2012

From The42 Here are our 5 favourite fake football stories of the week Satire

Here are our 5 favourite fake football stories of the week

Roy Keane and Mick McCarthy to release a charity single, and other fantastical tales.