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# april-fools - Monday 1 April, 2019

From a Boris Johnson postage stamp to 30cm biscuits: the best gags from this year's April Fool's Day

In the era of fake news, this year has shown that the possibilities for a gag are as strong as ever.

# april-fools - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Kenyan retail worker subjected to 'racially motivated' April Fools prank awarded €10,000

A man purporting to be from the Garda National Immigration Bureau told him he was living and working in Ireland illegally.

# april-fools - Monday 3 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge These grandparents in Dublin had the best reaction to their daughter's April Fool Aww Look

# april-fools - Saturday 1 April, 2017

From The Daily Edge 10 of the most genuinely enjoyable April Fools' Day pranks of 2017 April Fools

# april-fools - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge These two photos sum up the ridiculous nature of Irish weather in April April Fools

# april-fools - Friday 1 April, 2016

From The Daily Edge Google got rid of their April Fool's prank because no one thought it was funny Mic Drop

Google got rid of their April Fool's prank because no one thought it was funny

You can do anything, but don’t mess with people’s emails.

From The Daily Edge 15 of the most mortifying April Fool's pranks of 2016 April Fools
From The Daily Edge 9 of the most enjoyable April Fools Pranks of 2016 Joke's On You

9 of the most enjoyable April Fools Pranks of 2016

Solid efforts.

9 of our favourite sporting April Fools' stories for the day that's in it

Featuring Briege Corkery, Rio Ferdinand and Leinster Rugby’s Leo the Lion.

# april-fools - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Vincent Browne presented Xposé with Glenda Gilson, and it was glorious Vinny B

Vincent Browne presented Xposé with Glenda Gilson, and it was glorious

“I’m Vincent Browne, this is Xposé.”

# april-fools - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 of the most embarrassingly bad April Fools' jokes of 2015 Joke's On You
From The42 Modest McGregor? Here are 12 of our favourite sports-related April Fools' stories YOLO

Modest McGregor? Here are 12 of our favourite sports-related April Fools' stories

Meanwhile, Ian Madigan is making a shock return to Kilmacud Crokes according to, erm, us?

From The Daily Edge 15 of the most enjoyable April Fools' Day pranks of 2015 Fool Me Once

15 of the most enjoyable April Fools' Day pranks of 2015

Gold star, everybody.

From The Daily Edge This Dublin takeaway's elaborate April Fools' gag is completely brilliant Fast Food
From The Daily Edge 8 April Fools jokes everyone truly wishes were real April Fools

8 April Fools jokes everyone truly wishes were real

PLEASE RECONSIDER.

# april-fools - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge John Oliver explains why "April Fools' Day is to comedy as St. Patrick's Day is to Irish culture" No Prank Pledge

# april-fools - Monday 7 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Student pulls brilliant pregnancy phone call prank on teacher Gotcha

Student pulls brilliant pregnancy phone call prank on teacher

Oh, he’s made a terrible mistake.

# april-fools - Sunday 6 April, 2014

Weird Wide Web: Pranks we wish were real, an unsettling game and a high-tech Cork pub

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# april-fools - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here are the cruel pranks people played on their families for April Fools Harsh
From The Daily Edge Netflix pulled off the greatest April Fools' prank Delicious Tv

Netflix pulled off the greatest April Fools' prank

You haven’t seen Rotisserie Chicken yet? Ah man, it’s deadly.

# april-fools - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

So a lot of tech companies had fun with April Fools Day today

Especially Google, but that was already expected.

From The Daily Edge 8 people who got April Fooled today April Fool's Day

8 people who got April Fooled today

The victims get a voice.

Not An April Fool: NGOs share unbelievable facts Notanaprilfools

Not An April Fool: NGOs share unbelievable facts

A dozen non-governmental organisations tweeted on the topics of homelessness, emigration, and adult literacy.

From The Daily Edge A Definitive Ranking of Ireland's April Fools' Day Pranks Gotcha

A Definitive Ranking of Ireland's April Fools' Day Pranks

A blue cheese easter egg. Really?

# april-fools - Tuesday 2 April, 2013

From The42 WATCH: Bubba Watson has an ingenious idea - golf hover carts Innovation This post contains videos

WATCH: Bubba Watson has an ingenious idea - golf hover carts

Is it real or a belated April Fools’ prank? Judge for yourself.

# april-fools - Monday 1 April, 2013

From The42 The 5 best sporting April Fools hoaxes... Left Handed Hurleys

The 5 best sporting April Fools hoaxes...

Then again, maybe Mike Tyson is actually coming out of retirement?

# april-fools - Sunday 1 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge Round-up: The best of today's April Fool's Day stories April Fools

Round-up: The best of today's April Fool's Day stories

Twitter’s going down to 133 characters; Skype has solved the difficulty of poor coverage… and Bertie’s moving to Nigeria.

# april-fools - Tuesday 27 December, 2011

Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories you tweeted in 2011 Review 2011 This post contains images

Top 10 TheJournal.ie stories you tweeted in 2011

Gay mice, a footballer leaving Twitter and an April Fools’ joke – some of the stories you most wanted to share with your Twitter followers.

# april-fools - Friday 1 April, 2011

From The Daily Edge Who's fooling who? The PR rush on April 1 April Fools

Who's fooling who? The PR rush on April 1

Never mind the media – companies and brands have been trying to pull the wool over for a bit of publicity today… so here it is.