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Saturday 28 September, 2013

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

Sep 28th 2013, 10:30 AM 3,629 Views 10 Comments

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…

Saturday 21 September, 2013

No cure for the Dáil: The week's news skewed
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No cure for the Dáil: The week's news skewed

Sep 21st 2013, 10:30 AM 6,715 Views 15 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: No bankers to be hurt in the making of inquiry; is the Pope a Catholic?

Saturday 14 September, 2013

Taoiseach calls on Government to 'look busy': The week's news skewed
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Taoiseach calls on Government to 'look busy': The week's news skewed

Sep 14th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,488 Views 15 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: FAI looks for a manager who speaks English, Obama considers what to do about the Seanad, and Dáil reform ‘completely unnecessary’.

Saturday 7 September, 2013

What John Waters did during his time in prison: The week's news skewed
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What John Waters did during his time in prison: The week's news skewed

Sep 7th 2013, 10:30 AM 12,503 Views 28 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Sean O’Rourke and Pat Kenny to wrestle, homeowner professes their love for Permanent TSB, and bankers mistreat their politicians.

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Saturday 31 August, 2013

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

Aug 31st 2013, 10:30 AM 7,231 Views 42 Comments

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

Saturday 24 August, 2013

Banks to take us seriously... er, no: The week's news skewed
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Banks to take us seriously... er, no: The week's news skewed

Aug 24th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,497 Views 7 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Egypt despairs as Eamon Gilmore drafted in to heal divisions.

Saturday 17 August, 2013

Gangsters' dream of winning Rose of Tralee: The week's news skewed
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Gangsters' dream of winning Rose of Tralee: The week's news skewed

Aug 17th 2013, 10:15 AM 10,285 Views 3 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Belmullet gardai seek help tracing their own movements; Bradley Manning apologises to Ryanair.

Saturday 10 August, 2013

Dublin's most high security creche and annoying radio presenters: The week's news skewed
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Dublin's most high security creche and annoying radio presenters: The week's news skewed

Aug 10th 2013, 10:30 AM 15,301 Views 7 Comments

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.

Friday 9 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2013*
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Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2013*

Aug 9th 2013, 10:30 AM 7,273 Views 9 Comments

*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.

Thursday 8 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2012*
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Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2012*

Aug 8th 2013, 10:30 AM 6,726 Views 9 Comments

*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.

Wednesday 7 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2011*
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Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2011*

Aug 7th 2013, 10:30 AM 6,043 Views 8 Comments

*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.

Tuesday 6 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2010*
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# Satire

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2010*

Aug 6th 2013, 10:30 AM 9,326 Views 37 Comments

*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.

Monday 5 August, 2013

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2009*
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# Satire

Ireland In The Bailout Years: 2009*

Aug 5th 2013, 10:30 AM 12,459 Views 9 Comments

*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.

Saturday 3 August, 2013

Orgasms and MacGill: The week's news skewed
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Orgasms and MacGill: The week's news skewed

Aug 3rd 2013, 10:30 AM 10,416 Views 7 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: A groundshaking event at MacGill summer school, Paddy and Pat – the sequel; bankers defaulting on responsibility.

Saturday 27 July, 2013

Royal baby offered place in Irish creche: The week's news skewed
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Royal baby offered place in Irish creche: The week's news skewed

Jul 27th 2013, 10:30 AM 18,345 Views 13 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Diplomatic incidents over British Prince George, HSE tells everyone to lighten up.

Saturday 20 July, 2013

Bit-of-a-buffoon inquiry: The week's news skewed
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Bit-of-a-buffoon inquiry: The week's news skewed

Jul 20th 2013, 10:30 AM 5,555 Views 7 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Seanad insists it’s relevant, talks about fanny; parades mar riots; Magdalene nuns coach banking execs.

Saturday 13 July, 2013

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

Jul 13th 2013, 10:30 AM 4,377 Views 2 Comments

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.

Saturday 6 July, 2013

One from the satire archive: The 85 Billion Euro Man
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One from the satire archive: The 85 Billion Euro Man

Jul 6th 2013, 10:30 AM 6,300 Views 4 Comments

Still reeling from the Anglo Tapes? We recall a clairvoyant extract from satirical novel, The Eighty-Five Billion Dollar Man.

Saturday 29 June, 2013

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

Jun 29th 2013, 10:00 AM 7,126 Views 5 Comments

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

Saturday 22 June, 2013

How to survive lunch with Bono: The week's news skewed
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How to survive lunch with Bono: The week's news skewed

Jun 22nd 2013, 10:00 AM 8,215 Views 23 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: G8 leaders express their support for Seán Quinn, and things get back to normal after the Obamas leave town.

Saturday 15 June, 2013

PAC chairman hoping to replace Cmmdr Hadfield, bring wife and son: The week's news skewed
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PAC chairman hoping to replace Cmmdr Hadfield, bring wife and son: The week's news skewed

Jun 15th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,887 Views 1 Comment

Breaking via The Mire wire: Ireland wants to be ruled by the head of Gerry Adams and the clothed body of Rihanna.

Saturday 8 June, 2013

The G8 loves it when you smile: The week's news skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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The G8 loves it when you smile: The week's news skewed

Jun 8th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,718 Views 2 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: We’ll swap you Ulster Bank for the M50, scaring off the sun.

Saturday 1 June, 2013

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

Jun 1st 2013, 10:00 AM 7,233 Views 10 Comments

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…

Saturday 25 May, 2013

Enda Kenny visits Greece and J Edgar Shatter fights dirty: The week's news skewed
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Enda Kenny visits Greece and J Edgar Shatter fights dirty: The week's news skewed

May 25th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,919 Views 5 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Dáil beauty pageant causes tensions, Taoiseach and Greek PM hold shortest discussions ever, and laughter at SIPO…

Saturday 18 May, 2013

Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed
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Only losers take the bus, right Leo?: The week's news skewed

May 18th 2013, 10:00 AM 12,180 Views 6 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: The Gathering at the Dáil; Cabinet clones; Alan Shatter knows what you did last summer.

Saturday 11 May, 2013

Fine Gael TDs on Twitter and free GP care : The week's news skewed
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Fine Gael TDs on Twitter and free GP care : The week's news skewed

May 11th 2013, 10:00 AM 5,279 Views 13 Comments

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.

Saturday 4 May, 2013

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

May 4th 2013, 10:00 AM 6,048 Views 9 Comments

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

Saturday 27 April, 2013

James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed
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James Reilly, circuses: The week's news skewed

Apr 27th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,370 Views 10 Comments

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.”

Saturday 20 April, 2013

Here is the week in news... skewed
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From The Daily Edge
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Here is the week in news... skewed

Apr 20th 2013, 10:00 AM 7,926 Views 17 Comments

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…

Saturday 13 April, 2013

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

Apr 13th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,493 Views 8 Comments

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’.

Saturday 6 April, 2013

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

Apr 6th 2013, 10:00 AM 4,480 Views 1 Comment

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.

Saturday 30 March, 2013

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

Mar 30th 2013, 10:00 AM 8,195 Views 3 Comments

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

Saturday 23 March, 2013

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

Mar 23rd 2013, 10:00 AM 6,245 Views 3 Comments

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.

Saturday 16 March, 2013

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

Mar 16th 2013, 10:00 AM 7,347 Views 13 Comments

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?

Saturday 9 March, 2013

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

Mar 9th 2013, 9:45 AM 5,209 Views 0 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Rodents’ emigration plans thwarted; Revenue Commissioners get seriously serious; smart economy passes away in Leinster House.

Saturday 2 March, 2013

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

Mar 2nd 2013, 5:00 PM 3,940 Views 3 Comments

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.

Saturday 23 February, 2013

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

Feb 23rd 2013, 5:00 PM 5,219 Views 10 Comments

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?

Saturday 16 February, 2013

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

Feb 16th 2013, 5:00 PM 6,949 Views 6 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Donkey meat disgusts horse meat eaters; Pat Rabbitte’s Valentine to himself; retirement advice from an ex-Pope.

Saturday 9 February, 2013

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

Feb 9th 2013, 5:00 PM 4,201 Views 1 Comment

Breaking via The Mire wire: Burgers first past the post; Labour reminds us, ‘I woz ere’; all back to Coppers after bank debt deal.

Saturday 2 February, 2013

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

Feb 2nd 2013, 5:00 PM 7,387 Views 9 Comments

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…

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