Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now
Dublin: 23°C Tuesday 9 August 2022

#Burn

# burn - Monday 30 April, 2018

9 of the most scathing responses to Tristan Thompson's reappearance on Instagram
# Instagram Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Instagram Burn

9 of the most scathing responses to Tristan Thompson's reappearance on Instagram

Apr 30th 2018, 4:59 PM 7,535 Views 0 Comments

Well, that went well.

# burn - Sunday 18 February, 2018

Doctors warn parents after boy burned due to spark from aerosol soap can
# Parents
# Parents

Doctors warn parents after boy burned due to spark from aerosol soap can

Feb 18th 2018, 9:00 PM 51,466 Views 23 Comments

The doctors said that face paint the boy was wearing might have been oil-based, which would have reacted with the spark.

# burn - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

Game of Thrones' Sansa Stark absolutely laid into Donald and Melania Trump on Twitter
# Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn

Game of Thrones' Sansa Stark absolutely laid into Donald and Melania Trump on Twitter

Feb 7th 2017, 2:16 PM 11,160 Views 13 Comments

OUCH.

# burn - Tuesday 27 December, 2016

Obedience, witchcraft and jail time: the best Irish burns of 2016
# Cheap Shot
# Cheap Shot

Obedience, witchcraft and jail time: the best Irish burns of 2016

Dec 27th 2016, 8:00 AM 11,590 Views 8 Comments

Politicians, sports stars and an eloquent 13-year-old feature on the list.

# burn - Friday 25 November, 2016

Bosco had the best response to RTÉ's decision to stop making kids programmes
# Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn

Bosco had the best response to RTÉ's decision to stop making kids programmes

Nov 25th 2016, 8:30 AM 6,416 Views 6 Comments

DRAG ‘EM, BOSCO.

# burn - Sunday 9 October, 2016

Nickelback absolutely burned this British band with a single tweet
# How You Remind Me
From The Daily Edge
# How You Remind Me

Nickelback absolutely burned this British band with a single tweet

Oct 9th 2016, 4:26 PM 10,459 Views 0 Comments

“When you get schooled by Nickelback. Seriously, leave the Internet and never look back.”

# burn - Thursday 8 September, 2016

The dictionary - yes, the dictionary - delivered a whopper of a burn and no one was ready
# Boy Bye
From The Daily Edge
# Boy Bye

The dictionary - yes, the dictionary - delivered a whopper of a burn and no one was ready

Sep 8th 2016, 8:10 AM 9,193 Views 1 Comment

Who knew it was this savage?

# burn - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

This parody beauty tutorial perfectly nails the ‘Irish summer look’
# Ridiculous Headpiece
From The Daily Edge
# Ridiculous Headpiece

This parody beauty tutorial perfectly nails the ‘Irish summer look’

May 31st 2016, 9:17 AM 4,634 Views 0 Comments

Look like a white Christmas tree walking down the street.

# burn - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Gogglebox's Scarlett Moffatt just dealt a serious burn to Katie Hopkins on Twitter
# Scarlet For Ya
From The Daily Edge
# Scarlet For Ya

Gogglebox's Scarlett Moffatt just dealt a serious burn to Katie Hopkins on Twitter

May 5th 2016, 7:55 PM 11,516 Views 3 Comments

So predictable.

# burn - Saturday 26 March, 2016

A lad got destroyed on Facebook after he complained about 'clingy girls'
# Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn

A lad got destroyed on Facebook after he complained about 'clingy girls'

Mar 26th 2016, 2:26 PM 13,088 Views 16 Comments

You just got served, Ben.

# burn - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Amy Schumer called out a movie critic after he made a joke about her on Twitter
# Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn

Amy Schumer called out a movie critic after he made a joke about her on Twitter

Jan 19th 2016, 3:36 PM 9,270 Views 7 Comments

And started a mass debate about what’s OK to joke about.

# burn - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Behold, the greatest response to a troll you will ever see
# Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn

Behold, the greatest response to a troll you will ever see

Oct 15th 2015, 3:38 PM 8,009 Views 1 Comment

A round of applause for George Takei, please.

# burn - Monday 3 August, 2015

Children to be sent on 'undercover' tanning salon missions
# Age Law Checks
# Age Law Checks

Children to be sent on 'undercover' tanning salon missions

Aug 3rd 2015, 10:10 AM 16,690 Views 61 Comments

Similar test purchase programmes are in place for the sale of alcohol and tobacco.

# burn - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Here's how Anne Hathaway responded to a joke made about her in Amy Schumer's new film
# Haters Gonna Hate
From The Daily Edge
# Haters Gonna Hate

Here's how Anne Hathaway responded to a joke made about her in Amy Schumer's new film

Jul 21st 2015, 5:17 PM 8,299 Views 1 Comment

The actress responded to the joke on Facebook last night.

# burn - Friday 17 July, 2015

Taylor Swift shut down a Tumblr troll... by correcting their grammar
# Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn

Taylor Swift shut down a Tumblr troll... by correcting their grammar

Jul 17th 2015, 7:47 AM 6,930 Views 4 Comments

You coulda been getting down to this, sick, burn.

# burn - Thursday 16 July, 2015

'We've a new Troika in town': Joan doesn't think much of the new party
# Smackdown
# Smackdown

'We've a new Troika in town': Joan doesn't think much of the new party

Jul 16th 2015, 8:05 PM 17,907 Views 91 Comments

The Tánaiste has been reacting to the launch of the Social Democrats yesterday.

# burn - Sunday 12 July, 2015

JK Rowling hit a Twitter user with an uber-painful burn after he suggested Serena Williams is "built like a man"
# Ouch
# Ouch

JK Rowling hit a Twitter user with an uber-painful burn after he suggested Serena Williams is "built like a man"

Jul 12th 2015, 6:17 PM 39,327 Views 30 Comments

JK is not to be trifled with.

# burn - Saturday 11 July, 2015

This woman perfectly shot down people who accused her boyfriend of punching above his weight
# Well Said
From The Daily Edge
# Well Said

This woman perfectly shot down people who accused her boyfriend of punching above his weight

Jul 11th 2015, 2:30 PM 21,197 Views 11 Comments

The couple’s photo went viral earlier in the month.

Bryan Cranston spectacularly owned a guy at Comic Con last night
# Yer Ma
From The Daily Edge
# Yer Ma

Bryan Cranston spectacularly owned a guy at Comic Con last night

Jul 11th 2015, 9:07 AM 8,995 Views 4 Comments

“That was a little mean”.

# burn - Thursday 11 June, 2015

'You're usually a bit more pleasant': Joan and Mary Lou clashed AGAIN today
# Dáil Scenes
# Dáil Scenes

'You're usually a bit more pleasant': Joan and Mary Lou clashed AGAIN today

Jun 11th 2015, 3:00 PM 19,107 Views 71 Comments

A brief but telling exchange during the Order of Business this afternoon.

# burn - Friday 5 June, 2015

Look what's happened to the Paddy Power shop on Baggot Street...
# Careful Now
From The Daily Edge
# Careful Now

Look what's happened to the Paddy Power shop on Baggot Street...

Jun 5th 2015, 10:11 AM 10,230 Views 3 Comments

Is that… bubble wrap?

# burn - Thursday 14 May, 2015

10 of the best burns ever dealt out on Tinder
# Shot Down
From The Daily Edge
# Shot Down

10 of the best burns ever dealt out on Tinder

May 14th 2015, 10:35 AM 15,727 Views 4 Comments

It’s a jungle out there.

# burn - Sunday 3 May, 2015

Jimmy Kimmel brilliantly ripped the piss out of Justin Bieber at last night's Mayweather fight
# Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn

Jimmy Kimmel brilliantly ripped the piss out of Justin Bieber at last night's Mayweather fight

May 3rd 2015, 10:15 AM 7,583 Views 1 Comment

Jimm Kimmel, one. Justin Bieber, nil.

# burn - Monday 27 April, 2015

15 perfectly devastating comebacks to Facebook posts
# Burns Unit
From The Daily Edge
# Burns Unit

15 perfectly devastating comebacks to Facebook posts

Apr 27th 2015, 1:00 PM 14,121 Views 0 Comments

Keep the Savlon handy.

# burn - Thursday 2 April, 2015

Frankie Boyle just dealt a third degree burn to Richard Branson on Twitter
# Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn

Frankie Boyle just dealt a third degree burn to Richard Branson on Twitter

Apr 2nd 2015, 8:15 AM 12,359 Views 3 Comments

Well, that’s him told.

# burn - Monday 30 March, 2015

'Sometimes politicians are more accurate than journalists' - Simon Coveney
# Bovine Intervention
# Bovine Intervention

'Sometimes politicians are more accurate than journalists' - Simon Coveney

Mar 30th 2015, 1:35 PM 10,605 Views 32 Comments

The agriculture minister has been speaking about reports the Irish dairy industry is to lose 3,000 farmers in the next 5 years

# burn - Thursday 29 January, 2015

Fine Gael has been throwing serious shade at Gerry Adams on Twitter
# Burn
# Burn

Fine Gael has been throwing serious shade at Gerry Adams on Twitter

Jan 29th 2015, 5:24 PM 20,684 Views 124 Comments

Warning: It involves a book that may cause some readers to shudder.

# burn - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Fine Gael dishes out a deep burn to Gerry Adams
# Ouch
# Ouch

Fine Gael dishes out a deep burn to Gerry Adams

Jan 22nd 2015, 10:46 AM 21,581 Views 108 Comments

“I’m not great at maths,” the Sinn Féin president admitted yesterday.

# burn - Friday 2 January, 2015

10 viciously funny celebrity-on-celebrity burns
# Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn

10 viciously funny celebrity-on-celebrity burns

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:30 PM 43,707 Views 11 Comments

Piers Morgan vs. Gary Lineker, Martha Stewart vs. Gwyneth Paltrow and more.

# burn - Monday 29 December, 2014

The year of burning deeply: 15 insults that made us wince in 2014
# It Looks Bad Alright
# It Looks Bad Alright

The year of burning deeply: 15 insults that made us wince in 2014

Dec 29th 2014, 7:00 PM 38,406 Views 16 Comments

Deep and crisp and even.

# burn - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Girl gets ultimate revenge on bully by standing him up
# Bully Boy
From The Daily Edge
# Bully Boy

Girl gets ultimate revenge on bully by standing him up

Dec 6th 2014, 2:11 PM 5,313 Views 7 Comments

Ouch.

# burn - Monday 1 December, 2014

Micheál Martin: I think Enda Kenny is deluded and no one takes him seriously
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

Micheál Martin: I think Enda Kenny is deluded and no one takes him seriously

Dec 1st 2014, 9:17 AM 13,889 Views 136 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader has hit back at the Taoiseach’s comments about either a Fine Gael or Sinn Féin-led government.

# burn - Saturday 22 November, 2014

Here's why American kids are tweeting photos of their grim school lunches
# Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn

Here's why American kids are tweeting photos of their grim school lunches

Nov 22nd 2014, 11:34 AM 6,167 Views 3 Comments

With the hashtag #ThanksMichelleObama.

# burn - Monday 20 October, 2014

Teenager arrested over petrol bomb attack that injured children
# Burn Injuries
# Burn Injuries

Teenager arrested over petrol bomb attack that injured children

Oct 20th 2014, 11:49 AM 7,955 Views 0 Comments

The children were sitting on a sofa when the petrol bomb was thrown through their front window.

# burn - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

Dublin woman tries to sell cheating boyfriend's ring so she can "go on the lash"
# Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn

Dublin woman tries to sell cheating boyfriend's ring so she can "go on the lash"

Oct 15th 2014, 10:25 AM 6,259 Views 3 Comments

Place an emergency call to the burns unit please.

# burn - Friday 10 October, 2014

People queued up to burn their Irish Water packs in a bath tub last night
# Up In Smoke
# Up In Smoke

People queued up to burn their Irish Water packs in a bath tub last night

Oct 10th 2014, 12:07 PM 30,245 Views 323 Comments

The gardaí said there were no arrests at the demonstration in Clondalkin last night.

# burn - Monday 29 September, 2014

HB Ice Cream sends tweet dissing the iPhone 6
# Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn

HB Ice Cream sends tweet dissing the iPhone 6

Sep 29th 2014, 4:00 PM 4,066 Views 1 Comment

Introducing the iCeberger 6.

# burn - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Ikea's new advert is totally taking the p*** out of Apple-mania
# Burn
From The Daily Edge
# Burn

Ikea's new advert is totally taking the p*** out of Apple-mania

Sep 4th 2014, 8:07 AM 7,335 Views 5 Comments

Introducing the bookbook™.

# burn - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Insurer pays off lawsuit with thousands in buckets of coins
# Petty Cash
From The Daily Edge
# Petty Cash

Insurer pays off lawsuit with thousands in buckets of coins

Aug 9th 2014, 12:32 PM 4,450 Views 1 Comment

That’ll show them.

# burn - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

'Worst forest fire in living memory' continues to rage in Sweden
# NATIONAL EMERGENCY
# NATIONAL EMERGENCY

'Worst forest fire in living memory' continues to rage in Sweden

Aug 6th 2014, 9:22 AM 10,192 Views 4 Comments

The severity of the blaze prompted authorities to declare it a national emergency.

1 2