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#Satire

# satire - Saturday 6 October, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Oct 6th 2012, 5:00 PM 3,897 Views 4 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Children’s hospital site for Balbriggan? TDs to stay home to cut costs? Chinese takeaways off menu for athletes?

# satire - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Iran's news agency: Sorry we mistook a story from The Onion for real news
# Oops
# Oops

Iran's news agency: Sorry we mistook a story from The Onion for real news

Sep 30th 2012, 1:23 PM 9,768 Views 12 Comments

Iran’s state news agency ran a story about an opinion poll which found Mahmoud Ahmadinjad was more popular than Barack Obama. Only problem? It was from The Onion.

# satire - Saturday 22 September, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Sep 22nd 2012, 5:00 PM 4,379 Views 8 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: James Reilly wins international comedy award; mystery as man found in Dublin “without a care in the world”; Rosanna’s breasts issue complaint.

# satire - Saturday 15 September, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

Here is the week's news... skewed

Sep 15th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,700 Views 5 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Will Rory McIlroy attend The Gathering? And round 2 of Michael Noonan versus the IMF…

# satire - Saturday 8 September, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Sep 8th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,126 Views 3 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Litter-picking fun for tourists; injuring oneself to get away from James Reilly; one-way free travel?

# satire - Saturday 25 August, 2012

Here is the week’s news… skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week’s news… skewed

Aug 25th 2012, 6:10 PM 6,725 Views 3 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Burglars thank Department of Justice for not replacing Garda squad cars and a Rose goes rogue…

# satire - Saturday 18 August, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Aug 18th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,564 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The GAA dismisses reports of vajazzling – and the Mars Curiosity rover faces a hostile reaction from the natives.

# satire - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Video: NASA is sexy and they know it
# LMFAO
From The Daily Edge
# LMFAO

Video: NASA is sexy and they know it

Aug 16th 2012, 4:56 PM 8,712 Views 7 Comments

NASA’s Curiosity mission + LMFAO’s Sexy and I Know It = inevitable parody video.

# satire - Saturday 11 August, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Aug 11th 2012, 6:00 PM 5,334 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The underground sect which has never been exposed to Craig Doyle – and would you trust NAMA to mind your children?

# satire - Saturday 4 August, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Aug 4th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,067 Views 4 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Why wasn’t Seán Quinn honoured at Olympics opening ceremony? Will Shell truck rescue create 13,000 jobs?

# satire - Saturday 28 July, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jul 28th 2012, 6:00 PM 6,759 Views 11 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: New study highlights the upside to childhood obesity – and how commuters are killing the buzz for junkies taking drugs in public.

# satire - Saturday 21 July, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jul 21st 2012, 6:00 PM 3,528 Views 4 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Students to be means tested by their teachers – and how the poor are leading by example when it comes to austerity.

# satire - Saturday 14 July, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jul 14th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,173 Views 3 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Reilly for Finance Minister? Too warm a welcome for RTÉ’s new MD of news?

# satire - Saturday 7 July, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jul 7th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,876 Views 4 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Buying the God particle; elderly targeting the elderly; Ireland’s first efficient bank?

# satire - Saturday 30 June, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jun 30th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,452 Views 3 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The Government stands up to itself over the Croke Park Agreement; household charge to be used for floods; and new e-voting machines on the way…

# satire - Saturday 23 June, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jun 23rd 2012, 6:00 PM 3,484 Views 2 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: A “no loaves, no fishes” Eucharistic Congress; TDs free to terrorise old constituencies…

# satire - Saturday 16 June, 2012

The week in news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

The week in news... skewed

Jun 16th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,686 Views 5 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Ireland let Spain and Italy down at Euro 2012 and why the Lotto’s not worth winning on the dole…

# satire - Saturday 9 June, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jun 9th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,063 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Mick Wallace saves the country €2.1 million; Irish Catholics get religious guidance from Fr Ted re-runs; and Finance officials no longer allowed to do sums…

# satire - Friday 8 June, 2012

The Magnificent Seven: Aprés Match skits
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

The Magnificent Seven: Aprés Match skits

Jun 8th 2012, 10:00 AM 1,946 Views 0 Comments

With the popular RTÉ clip show returning for the Euros, we thought we’d revisit some of our favourite clips.

# satire - Saturday 2 June, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Jun 2nd 2012, 6:30 PM 4,362 Views 2 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Cars caught driving at the speed limit; unemployed told not to pull sickies during Euro2012; sunshine emergency…

# satire - Saturday 26 May, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

May 26th 2012, 6:00 PM 2,208 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The secret link between Jedward and the Central Bank and the TD who was caught working…

# satire - Saturday 12 May, 2012

Here's the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here's the week's news... skewed

May 12th 2012, 6:00 PM 2,729 Views 0 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: The Leaving Cert could be the death for Chinese language and Ó Cúiv’s new job as a party pooper in Perth.

# satire - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Here's the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here's the week's news... skewed

May 5th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,339 Views 6 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Continuity Irish Dancers turn vicious over ringlets row; 12 million bungalows for Athlone; Michael Noonan takes Miss Ireland crown as ‘warning’…

# satire - Saturday 28 April, 2012

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

Here is the week's news... skewed

Apr 28th 2012, 6:00 PM 3,328 Views 7 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: A Garda sat-nav cult and Phil Hogan scales Liberty Hall, Lucinda in paw.

# satire - Saturday 21 April, 2012

Here's the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here's the week's news... skewed

Apr 21st 2012, 6:00 PM 4,358 Views 5 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Cash for Water Meters outlets and the three top causes of unwanted pregnancies.

# satire - Friday 20 April, 2012

Column: On a 'bold' priest and his seditious message of love
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: On a 'bold' priest and his seditious message of love

Apr 20th 2012, 7:40 PM 23 Views 4 Comments

This week, the (Not) Primate of All Ireland tries to avoid being influenced by the arrival of a ‘maverick’ priest who wants him to be nice to gay people and for clerics to be able to marry.

# satire - Saturday 14 April, 2012

Here is the week’s news… skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here is the week’s news… skewed

Apr 14th 2012, 6:00 PM 2,873 Views 5 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Government ministers hearing voices (one in particular); schools cut out children altogether; cars feel confined by parking spaces.

# satire - Friday 13 April, 2012

Column: Cardinal Rules - on hairdryers, Big Ben Dunne and the Titanic 'industry'
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - on hairdryers, Big Ben Dunne and the Titanic 'industry'

Apr 13th 2012, 8:30 PM 37 Views 9 Comments

This week, the (not) primate of All Ireland recalls the terrible events after Ardfillan won the county final: ““The whole team went into the dressing room, roaring and shouting like apes. Then they put on all the hair dryers…”

# satire - Friday 30 March, 2012

Column: Cardinal Rules - On the household charge and the stranger at the door
# Cardinal Rules
From The Daily Edge
# Cardinal Rules

Column: Cardinal Rules - On the household charge and the stranger at the door

Mar 30th 2012, 7:30 PM 1 View 6 Comments

This week, the (Not) Primate of All Ireland and his pals worry about levies, escaped convicts… and spiked lemonade.

# satire - Thursday 29 March, 2012

Coming back for a new series? Yes, Prime Minister
# Comedy
From The Daily Edge
# Comedy

Coming back for a new series? Yes, Prime Minister

Mar 29th 2012, 9:58 PM 3,515 Views 15 Comments

The classic BBC comedy ended in 1988 but its writers are set to bring the series back to life.

# satire - Saturday 24 March, 2012

VIDEO: What if... the British ruled Ireland?
# Satire
From The Daily Edge
# Satire

VIDEO: What if... the British ruled Ireland?

Mar 24th 2012, 1:00 PM 10,132 Views 59 Comments

Satirical video proposes Ireland give back the reins of power to the UK. Well, sort of. What do you think of the short film?

# satire - Friday 9 March, 2012

Column: Cardinal Rules - On gay rights
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - On gay rights

Mar 9th 2012, 7:30 PM 18 Views 21 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland worries about the support of the Tories and Fianna Fáil for gay marriage but finds a new champion in a Scottish colleague – and relief in Winning Streak.

# satire - Friday 24 February, 2012

Column: Cardinal Rules - What NOT to do on your Lenten fast
# Humour
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - What NOT to do on your Lenten fast

Feb 24th 2012, 7:30 PM 40 Views 14 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland tracks his colleague’s ‘progress’ with his sponsored fast – including an awkward incident with a chocolate Swiss roll…

# satire - Friday 13 January, 2012

Gilmore: I'm not the invisible man
# Eamon Gilmore
# Eamon Gilmore

Gilmore: I'm not the invisible man

Jan 13th 2012, 12:21 PM 3,261 Views 44 Comments

The Tánaiste said this morning that he has “never worked as hard in his life” and rejected claims that he has been invisible.

# satire - Friday 6 January, 2012

Column: Cardinal Rules - On January boot camp for the boys
# Fun
From The Daily Edge
# Fun

Column: Cardinal Rules - On January boot camp for the boys

Jan 6th 2012, 8:30 PM 10 Views 18 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland observes a morale-building exercise, complete with assault course and Dr James Reilly’s speech-giving techniques.

# satire - Saturday 24 December, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - The Three Wise(ish) Men
# Humour
From The Daily Edge
# Humour

Column: Cardinal Rules - The Three Wise(ish) Men

Dec 24th 2011, 4:00 PM 28 Views 8 Comments

This Christmas Eve, the (not) Primate of All Ireland brings his specially-extended version of the tale of The Three Wise Men… and an aubergine.

# satire - Friday 9 December, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - On giving Brian Hayes a helping hand
# Opinion
From The Daily Edge
# Opinion

Column: Cardinal Rules - On giving Brian Hayes a helping hand

Dec 9th 2011, 8:30 PM 3 Views 5 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland reflects on the needy and vulnerable of Ireland, including members of Government who now have to subsist on only several thousand euro a week…

# satire - Friday 25 November, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - on hiring housekeepers
# Opinion
From The Daily Edge
# Opinion

Column: Cardinal Rules - on hiring housekeepers

Nov 25th 2011, 7:25 PM 15 Views 4 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland gets with the guidelines and indulges in a touch of “positive discrimination” when hiring for the clerical household.

# satire - Friday 11 November, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - on 'Endaism' (ignoring the worst-case scenario)
# Opinion
From The Daily Edge
# Opinion

Column: Cardinal Rules - on 'Endaism' (ignoring the worst-case scenario)

Nov 11th 2011, 8:30 PM 6 Views 2 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland contemplates the usefulness of looking on the bright side. Incessantly.

# satire - Friday 28 October, 2011

Column: Cardinal Rules - On Bertie Ahern vs Steven Seagal
# Opinion
From The Daily Edge
# Opinion

Column: Cardinal Rules - On Bertie Ahern vs Steven Seagal

Oct 28th 2011, 9:00 PM 1,349 Views 7 Comments

This week, the (not) Primate of All Ireland was torn between the Bertie interview and a Steven Seagal movie on TV – and learned that the two men are not as far apart as you would think…