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#Satire

# satire - Saturday 21 September, 2013

No cure for the Dáil: The week's news skewed
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No cure for the Dáil: The week's news skewed

Sep 21st 2013, 10:30 AM 6,719 Views 15 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 2nd 2013, 8:27 PM 3,968 Views 4 Comments

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
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Banks to take us seriously... er, no: The week's news skewed

Aug 24th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,497 Views 7 Comments

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
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Gangsters' dream of winning Rose of Tralee: The week's news skewed

Aug 17th 2013, 10:15 AM 10,285 Views 3 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Belmullet gardai seek help tracing their own movements; Bradley Manning apologises to Ryanair.

# satire - Saturday 10 August, 2013

Dublin's most high security creche and annoying radio presenters: The week's news skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Dublin's most high security creche and annoying radio presenters: The week's news skewed

Aug 10th 2013, 10:30 AM 15,301 Views 7 Comments

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*
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# Satire

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2013*

Aug 9th 2013, 10:30 AM 7,273 Views 9 Comments

*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*
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# Satire

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2012*

Aug 8th 2013, 10:30 AM 6,728 Views 9 Comments

*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*
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# Satire

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2011*

Aug 7th 2013, 10:30 AM 6,043 Views 8 Comments

*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*
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# Satire

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2010*

Aug 6th 2013, 10:30 AM 9,327 Views 37 Comments

*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*
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# Satire

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2009*

Aug 5th 2013, 10:30 AM 12,465 Views 9 Comments

*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

Orgasms and MacGill: The week's news skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Orgasms and MacGill: The week's news skewed

Aug 3rd 2013, 10:30 AM 10,416 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Jul 27th 2013, 10:30 AM 18,357 Views 13 Comments

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

Jul 20th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,556 Views 7 Comments

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
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One from the satire archive: The 85 Billion Euro Man

Jul 6th 2013, 10:30 AM 6,302 Views 4 Comments

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

Jun 22nd 2013, 10:00 AM 8,215 Views 23 Comments

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

All the best parodies of The Angelus
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From The Daily Edge
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All the best parodies of The Angelus

Jun 21st 2013, 7:30 PM 2,006 Views 1 Comment

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"?
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# Satire

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

Jun 19th 2013, 3:37 PM 52,361 Views 63 Comments

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

# satire - Saturday 15 June, 2013

PAC chairman hoping to replace Cmmdr Hadfield, bring wife and son: The week's news skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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PAC chairman hoping to replace Cmmdr Hadfield, bring wife and son: The week's news skewed

Jun 15th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,887 Views 1 Comment

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

The G8 loves it when you smile: The week's news skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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The G8 loves it when you smile: The week's news skewed

Jun 8th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,720 Views 2 Comments

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

May 25th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,919 Views 5 Comments

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

May 18th 2013, 10:00 AM 12,181 Views 6 Comments

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

May 11th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,279 Views 13 Comments

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

James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed

Apr 27th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,370 Views 10 Comments

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Apr 13th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,493 Views 8 Comments

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Apr 6th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,481 Views 1 Comment

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Mar 23rd 2013, 10:00 AM 6,246 Views 3 Comments

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Mar 2nd 2013, 5:00 PM 3,940 Views 3 Comments

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Feb 23rd 2013, 5:00 PM 5,220 Views 10 Comments

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Feb 16th 2013, 5:00 PM 6,949 Views 6 Comments

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Feb 9th 2013, 5:00 PM 4,201 Views 1 Comment

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Jan 26th 2013, 5:00 PM 9,174 Views 2 Comments

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Dec 22nd 2012, 5:00 PM 4,537 Views 1 Comment

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Dec 8th 2012, 5:00 PM 5,523 Views 4 Comments

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
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Dec 1st 2012, 5:00 PM 5,196 Views 5 Comments

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
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# Satire

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

Nov 28th 2012, 9:03 AM 8,832 Views 6 Comments

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

# satire - Saturday 24 November, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Nov 24th 2012, 5:00 PM 8,929 Views 3 Comments

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
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Nov 10th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,475 Views 4 Comments

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

# satire - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

VIDEO: South Park takes on doping... and charity bracelets*
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From The42
# Scause

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

Nov 7th 2012, 10:26 PM 1,220 Views 0 Comments

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

Here is the week's news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week's news... skewed

Nov 3rd 2012, 5:00 PM 7,446 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Here are our 5 favourite fake football stories of the week

Oct 21st 2012, 11:00 AM 1,878 Views 0 Comments

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