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# current-affairs - Monday 15 September, 2014

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know News Wrap This post contains a poll

Lunchtime Fix: 6 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

# current-affairs - Friday 4 July, 2014

The 5 at 5: Friday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# current-affairs - Friday 11 October, 2013

RTÉ’s Steve Carson accepts job at BBC Northern Ireland

Carson, who is married to broadcaster Miriam O’Callaghan, is to join BBC Northern Ireland has Head of Productions.

# current-affairs - Saturday 28 September, 2013

Why bankers are just like Hobbits: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Most people ‘too stupid’ to emigrate, farmers want gun money, and Diageo unlikely to face charges over Arthur’s Day…

# current-affairs - 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?

# current-affairs - Saturday 31 August, 2013

Brian Cowen still can’t believe he was Taoiseach: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Lack of jobs causing unemployment and ‘ordinary man’ survives bus trip into town.

# current-affairs - 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.

# current-affairs - Wednesday 14 August, 2013

Read: Village magazine’s vow to take legal action on white collar crime

The current affairs magazine has called on DPP to initiate legal proceedings against those found by specific bankers and people found by the Mahon Tribunal to have been involved in corrupt activities – or else it will.

# current-affairs - 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.

Sean O’Rourke replaces Pat Kenny and Claire Byrne joins Morning Ireland

The change comes following Kenny’s shock announcement that he was leaving the state broadcaster after 41 years to join Newstalk.

# current-affairs - 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.

# current-affairs - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Pat Kenny is leaving RTÉ to join Newstalk Moving This post contains videos

Pat Kenny is leaving RTÉ to join Newstalk

The veteran broadcaster will present a mid-morning show on Newstalk from September, it has been confirmed.

# current-affairs - 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.

# current-affairs - 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.

# current-affairs - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Dirty Dancing in the Dáil: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Late night Dáil party nearly ends in abortion and a cartographer worries that Lucinda Creighton may disappear right off the map.

# current-affairs - Saturday 29 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Reillyland declared not in recession: The week’s news skewed Not The News

Reillyland declared not in recession: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Irish getting better at racism, taking bankers to a long lunch, loving Anglo.

# current-affairs - 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.

# current-affairs - 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.

# current-affairs - 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.

# current-affairs - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Alan Shatter ‘humbled’, HSE versus the China baby video: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: HSE officials too busy watching video of Chinese baby to appear on Prime Time, and parents using clothes recycling containers to mind children…

# current-affairs - 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…

# current-affairs - 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.

# current-affairs - 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.

# current-affairs - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Snake oil, champagne-licking Troika: The week’s news skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Peter Mathews takes himself hostage and the Womb Repossession Bill takes centre stage.

# current-affairs - 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.”

# current-affairs - Saturday 20 April, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here is the week in news… skewed Not The News

Here is the week in news… skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: making it easier for everyone to be insolvent; Alan Shatter’s beliebers; Quinnsolvency and waking up the Troika in the middle of the night…

# current-affairs - 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’.

# current-affairs - 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.

# current-affairs - Saturday 30 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge Here is the week’s news… skewed Current Affairs

Here is the week’s news… skewed

Breaking via TheMire wire: Government concern over threesomes, Gardaí to be microchipped – and how Uzis could have prevented the bailout…

# current-affairs - 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.

# current-affairs - Saturday 16 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: The country is ‘fraped’ with snow; Pope Francis feels let down by Ming Flanagan; horsemeat scandal neigh fair to the rich?

# current-affairs - Saturday 9 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: Rodents’ emigration plans thwarted; Revenue Commissioners get seriously serious; smart economy passes away in Leinster House.

# current-affairs - 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.

# current-affairs - 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?

# current-affairs - 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.

# current-affairs - Sunday 10 February, 2013

Column: Why I should be allowed to vote at 17

I will inherit the actions of the electorate’s decisions for decades to come, so why shouldn’t I be able to influence government policy too, asks Adam Houlihan.

# current-affairs - 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.

# current-affairs - Saturday 2 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: Irish phrases that could confuses visitors for The Gathering, Clare Daly’s ‘house’ measure, and disoriented man could be member of government…

# current-affairs - Saturday 12 January, 2013

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

This is the week’s news… skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Tinfoil hats to protect against interweb; abortion floodgates ‘like Guinness at The Gathering’; James Reilly a mystery to the Troika.

# current-affairs - Sunday 6 January, 2013

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

This is the week’s news… skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Employed people get the Pat Kenny jitters; newspapers to save the interweb; Irish people want to be Swiss.

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