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#Satire

# satire - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

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

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

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

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

# satire - Sunday 13 July, 2014

From The Score Aprés Match’s Kenny Cunningham impression last night was spot on Satire

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

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

# satire - Friday 20 June, 2014

From The Score Aprés Match brilliantly parody Eamon Dunphy’s on-air profanity Art Imitating Life

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

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

# satire - Monday 12 May, 2014

From The Score Check out this brilliant parody of the hysteria surrounding the NFL’s first openly gay player Satire

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

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

# satire - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

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

Ryan Tubridy responds to spoof death article with a cheery selfie

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

# satire - Friday 21 February, 2014

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

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

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

# satire - Monday 17 February, 2014

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

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

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

# satire - Saturday 8 February, 2014

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

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

Waterford Whispers does it again…

# satire - Friday 17 January, 2014

From The Score Diary of a Fantasy Gaffer: Get Seamus Coleman in your teams pronto Satire

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

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

# satire - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

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

# satire - Saturday 4 January, 2014

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

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

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

From The Score Check out this class Jose Mourinho and David Moyes parody Satire

Check out this class Jose Mourinho and David Moyes parody

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

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

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

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

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

# satire - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

From The Score Nine of South Park’s finest sporting moments NSFW

Nine of South Park’s finest sporting moments

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

Theatre show to be first Python project in 30 years.

# satire - 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…

# 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 The Score 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.

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