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#Satire

# satire - Tuesday 2 November, 2021

Debunked: No, Eamon Ryan isn't telling radio stations not to play ‘Driving home for Christmas’
# Satire
# Satire

Debunked: No, Eamon Ryan isn't telling radio stations not to play ‘Driving home for Christmas’

Nov 2nd 2021, 6:00 PM 24,439 Views 0 Comments

A satirical post claiming that the Green Party leader said the song “promotes car use” has duped people on social media.

# satire - Thursday 6 February, 2020

FactCheck: No, British English isn't being replaced with Irish English as the EU's working language
# Factcheck
# Factcheck

FactCheck: No, British English isn't being replaced with Irish English as the EU's working language

Feb 6th 2020, 11:58 AM 33,347 Views 34 Comments

A satirical article from Luxembourg has been shared thousands of times.

# satire - Thursday 27 December, 2018

'It's just a sh*tfest. You can't parody the man': Waterford Whispers and satire after Trump
# Annual Book
# Annual Book

'It's just a sh*tfest. You can't parody the man': Waterford Whispers and satire after Trump

Dec 27th 2018, 10:00 PM 41,026 Views 25 Comments

Waterford Whispers founder Colm Williamson spoke to TheJournal.ie about the publication’s fifth annual book.

# satire - Sunday 15 January, 2017

This Scottish newspaper's TV preview of Trump's inauguration is going so viral
# Satire
From The Daily Edge
# Satire

This Scottish newspaper's TV preview of Trump's inauguration is going so viral

Jan 15th 2017, 4:25 PM 9,485 Views 0 Comments

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.

# satire - Wednesday 14 September, 2016

South Park tackles Colin Kaepernick outrage with anti-cop national anthem
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

South Park tackles Colin Kaepernick outrage with anti-cop national anthem

Sep 14th 2016, 1:28 PM 6,193 Views 3 Comments

The NFL made headlines for refusing to stand during the national anthem.

# satire - Thursday 7 July, 2016

A definitive ranking of the 7 best Euro 2016 Après Match skits
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

A definitive ranking of the 7 best Euro 2016 Après Match skits

Jul 7th 2016, 5:00 PM 47,345 Views 28 Comments

Roy Keane interviews for the vacant England job and more gems.

# satire - Thursday 14 January, 2016

Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would've become a sex attacker
# Cologne
# Cologne

Too far? Charlie Hebdo asks if drowned toddler Aylan Kurdi would've become a sex attacker

Jan 14th 2016, 10:19 AM 26,587 Views 171 Comments

The magazine has published a cartoon in response to the sex assaults in Germany.

# satire - Friday 6 November, 2015

Russia is furious over these Charlie Hebdo cartoons about the Egyptian air disaster
# Metrojet
# Metrojet

Russia is furious over these Charlie Hebdo cartoons about the Egyptian air disaster

Nov 6th 2015, 9:55 PM 37,540 Views 115 Comments

“This has nothing to do with democracy or self-expression. It is sacrilege.”

# satire - Monday 5 October, 2015

The 'Deluded Brendan' Twitter account is on top form at the moment
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

The 'Deluded Brendan' Twitter account is on top form at the moment

Oct 5th 2015, 2:24 PM 11,695 Views 9 Comments

The parody account took little time to mock its real-life counterpart.

# satire - Friday 7 August, 2015

Can You Tell The Waterford Whispers Headline From An Actual Headline?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

Can You Tell The Waterford Whispers Headline From An Actual Headline?

Aug 7th 2015, 6:05 PM 8,214 Views 3 Comments

Can you tell the difference?

9 times Waterford Whispers was realer than the actual news
# Too Real
From The Daily Edge
# Too Real

9 times Waterford Whispers was realer than the actual news

Aug 7th 2015, 2:30 PM 25,270 Views 11 Comments

We salute you, WWN.

# satire - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

Saudi comedian gets death threats and huge ratings for TV show that mocks ISIS
# A Hit Is A Hit
# A Hit Is A Hit

Saudi comedian gets death threats and huge ratings for TV show that mocks ISIS

Jul 8th 2015, 8:47 PM 73,178 Views 30 Comments

Selfie might be the darkest comedy on TV in the world today.

# satire - Saturday 20 June, 2015

10 parts of Italia 90 that managed to live on in pop culture
# Italia 90 Week
From The42
# Italia 90 Week

10 parts of Italia 90 that managed to live on in pop culture

Jun 20th 2015, 1:00 PM 5,128 Views 1 Comment

Oh, how we loathed Toto Schillaci.

# satire - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

People fell for this satirical article about Louisiana banning Irish products after the Yes vote
# Satire
From The Daily Edge
# Satire

People fell for this satirical article about Louisiana banning Irish products after the Yes vote

May 26th 2015, 10:42 AM 4,494 Views 1 Comment

And got VERY angry.

# satire - Monday 25 May, 2015

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine
# Uganda Be Kidding Me
# Uganda Be Kidding Me

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine

May 25th 2015, 10:09 AM 39,118 Views 55 Comments

Not AGAIN.

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine
# Uganda Be Kidding Me
From The Daily Edge
# Uganda Be Kidding Me

Waterford Whispers just duped a Ugandan news magazine

May 25th 2015, 9:58 AM 11,954 Views 13 Comments

Not AGAIN.

# satire - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Waterford Whispers just fooled one of Germany's biggest news magazines
# A Lidl Embarrassing
From The Daily Edge
# A Lidl Embarrassing

Waterford Whispers just fooled one of Germany's biggest news magazines

May 12th 2015, 11:02 PM 33,595 Views 5 Comments

Whoopsie.

# satire - Monday 6 April, 2015

WATCH: SNL comedians take on the Church of Scientology
# Neurotology
# Neurotology

WATCH: SNL comedians take on the Church of Scientology

Apr 6th 2015, 1:33 PM 19,115 Views 24 Comments

Genius.

# satire - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Savage Indignation: Irish satire in the 20th century
# Column
# Column

Savage Indignation: Irish satire in the 20th century

Mar 1st 2015, 12:00 PM 954 Views 12 Comments

Satirical magazine The Lepracaun Cartoon Monthly took a wry look at the political landscape of early 20th century Ireland.

# satire - Monday 12 January, 2015

New Charlie Hebdo will feature caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed
# Act Of Defiance
# Act Of Defiance

New Charlie Hebdo will feature caricatures of the Prophet Mohammed

Jan 12th 2015, 4:36 PM 15,132 Views 140 Comments

The magazine’s front page will be released this evening.

# satire - Friday 9 January, 2015

British comedy Four Lions to be offered for free in France following Charlie Hebdo attacks
# Charlie Hebdo
From The Daily Edge
# Charlie Hebdo

British comedy Four Lions to be offered for free in France following Charlie Hebdo attacks

Jan 9th 2015, 3:22 PM 3,542 Views 1 Comment

It will be offered for free on a digital streaming platform.

# satire - Saturday 20 December, 2014

11 Waterford Whispers headlines that sum up the year 2014
# Satire
From The Daily Edge
# Satire

11 Waterford Whispers headlines that sum up the year 2014

Dec 20th 2014, 6:00 PM 47,464 Views 19 Comments

Kim Kardashian Becomes Wedged In Ailwee Caves, and other classics from 2014.

# satire - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Arsene Wenger and 'Let it Go' from Frozen -- together at last
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

Arsene Wenger and 'Let it Go' from Frozen -- together at last

Dec 11th 2014, 11:53 PM 4,241 Views 0 Comments

This excellent parody combines the worlds of the Arsenal manager and the Disney movie.

# satire - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

This very fake article about a Mayo postman had lots of people totally fooled
# Not News
From The Daily Edge
# Not News

This very fake article about a Mayo postman had lots of people totally fooled

Oct 28th 2014, 7:54 AM 6,377 Views 0 Comments

No, he didn’t walk in and ask to watch Jeremy Kyle.

# satire - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

On eve of Scottish referendum, polls suggest the pro-union vote will clinch it
# Independence
# Independence

On eve of Scottish referendum, polls suggest the pro-union vote will clinch it

Sep 17th 2014, 7:52 AM 11,745 Views 82 Comments

Both sides have one more day of campaigning before the public go to the polls tomorrow.

# satire - Sunday 13 July, 2014

Aprés Match's Kenny Cunningham impression last night was spot on
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

Aprés Match's Kenny Cunningham impression last night was spot on

Jul 13th 2014, 12:55 PM 17,778 Views 10 Comments

The Irish comedians hosted last night’s third-place playoff on RTÉ.

# satire - Friday 20 June, 2014

Aprés Match brilliantly parody Eamon Dunphy's on-air profanity
# Art Imitating Life
From The42
# Art Imitating Life

Aprés Match brilliantly parody Eamon Dunphy's on-air profanity

Jun 20th 2014, 11:32 PM 21,241 Views 7 Comments

The Irish satirists mocked the analyst’s controversial recent F-bomb.

# satire - Monday 12 May, 2014

Check out this brilliant parody of the hysteria surrounding the NFL's first openly gay player
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

Check out this brilliant parody of the hysteria surrounding the NFL's first openly gay player

May 12th 2014, 10:44 PM 7,668 Views 4 Comments

Michael Sam has been the subject of much controversy since coming out.

# satire - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

Ryan Tubridy responds to spoof death article with a cheery selfie
# Careless Whispers
From The Daily Edge
# Careless Whispers

Ryan Tubridy responds to spoof death article with a cheery selfie

Apr 23rd 2014, 12:27 PM 6,828 Views 2 Comments

Yesterday, Waterford Whispers “reported” that he was found “dead inside”. Don’t worry though, he’s all right.

# satire - Friday 21 February, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Mesut Ozil-type prima donnas need not apply
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Mesut Ozil-type prima donnas need not apply

Feb 21st 2014, 3:40 PM 3,997 Views 5 Comments

As certain teams recover from their European hangovers, we get ready for another week of Premier League action.

# satire - Monday 17 February, 2014

This brilliant Mourinho-Wenger parody will make you nostalgic for the days of Ceefax
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

This brilliant Mourinho-Wenger parody will make you nostalgic for the days of Ceefax

Feb 17th 2014, 5:33 PM 9,166 Views 10 Comments

The most hilarious reference to the managers’ spat you’ll see today.

# satire - Saturday 8 February, 2014

A lot of angry Hardwell fans have fallen for this satirical article
# Morto
From The Daily Edge
# Morto

A lot of angry Hardwell fans have fallen for this satirical article

Feb 8th 2014, 3:18 PM 5,380 Views 3 Comments

Waterford Whispers does it again…

# satire - Friday 17 January, 2014

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Get Seamus Coleman in your teams pronto
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Get Seamus Coleman in your teams pronto

Jan 17th 2014, 5:59 PM 6,112 Views 13 Comments

Man United defender Rio Ferdinand, on the other hand, might be best to avoid.

# satire - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Someone on Facebook fell for satirical article claiming the Spire was robbed
# Duped
From The Daily Edge
# Duped

Someone on Facebook fell for satirical article claiming the Spire was robbed

Jan 7th 2014, 12:13 PM 5,327 Views 5 Comments

We’re sure he’s not the only one…

# satire - Saturday 4 January, 2014

18 of the funniest Irish Twitter political commentators you should follow in 2014
# Dail Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Dail Fail

18 of the funniest Irish Twitter political commentators you should follow in 2014

Jan 4th 2014, 3:00 PM 33,291 Views 36 Comments

If you like your politics with a side of humour, that is.

Check out this class Jose Mourinho and David Moyes parody
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

Check out this class Jose Mourinho and David Moyes parody

Jan 4th 2014, 1:45 PM 6,102 Views 0 Comments

Probably the best fake prank phone call you’ll hear today.

# satire - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Analysis: How an RTÉ satire (possibly) helped bring down a government
# Column
# Column

Analysis: How an RTÉ satire (possibly) helped bring down a government

Dec 31st 2013, 8:30 PM 666 Views 32 Comments

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.

# satire - Friday 27 December, 2013

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Christmas pudding and wine do not a good fantasy player make
# Satire
From The42
# Satire

Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Christmas pudding and wine do not a good fantasy player make

Dec 27th 2013, 4:02 PM 2,823 Views 1 Comment

This week, Luis Suarez had the temerity to refrain from scoring.

# satire - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Nine of South Park's finest sporting moments
# NSFW
From The42
# NSFW

Nine of South Park's finest sporting moments

Dec 3rd 2013, 4:40 PM 3,523 Views 5 Comments

Beware: Offensive material, foul language and possibly even a few spoilers are just one click away.

# satire - Tuesday 19 November, 2013

"Monty Python reunion is for real": Terry Jones
# Not A Dead Parrot
# Not A Dead Parrot

"Monty Python reunion is for real": Terry Jones

Nov 19th 2013, 12:15 PM 8,790 Views 57 Comments

Theatre show to be first Python project in 30 years.

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