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: 21°C Friday 12 August 2022

#Facepalm

# facepalm - Tuesday 17 December, 2019

Serie A chief apologises for controversial anti-racism campaign
# Facepalm
From The42
# Facepalm

Serie A chief apologises for controversial anti-racism campaign

Dec 17th 2019, 11:18 PM 4,279 Views 3 Comments

Serie A has apologised after an anti-racism campaign it had fronted was focused around artwork involving primates.

# facepalm - Monday 28 May, 2018

It's only dawning on some people that Childish Gambino and Donald Glover are the same person
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

It's only dawning on some people that Childish Gambino and Donald Glover are the same person

May 28th 2018, 3:17 PM 6,131 Views 5 Comments

These people should be approached with caution.

# facepalm - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Fans aren't happy with Mrs Brown's Boys' 'new Rory' after he messed up his lines in the New Year special
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

Fans aren't happy with Mrs Brown's Boys' 'new Rory' after he messed up his lines in the New Year special

Jan 2nd 2018, 1:30 PM 15,536 Views 2 Comments

Not a great start.

# facepalm - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Renato Sanches passed straight to an advertising board last night
# Facepalm
From The42
# Facepalm

Renato Sanches passed straight to an advertising board last night

Nov 30th 2017, 11:40 AM 12,587 Views 8 Comments

Swansea Paul Clement’s reaction to the on-loan Bayern Munich midfielder said it all.

# facepalm - Thursday 10 August, 2017

Estonian side that lost to Cork City score after 14 seconds... without even touching the ball
# Facepalm
From The42
# Facepalm

Estonian side that lost to Cork City score after 14 seconds... without even touching the ball

Aug 10th 2017, 10:27 PM 11,320 Views 7 Comments

Shambolic stuff.

# facepalm - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Ian McKellen was holding the greatest placard at the Women's March in London
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

Ian McKellen was holding the greatest placard at the Women's March in London

Jan 22nd 2017, 4:02 PM 7,850 Views 1 Comment

Meme-tacular.

# facepalm - Tuesday 22 November, 2016

'That's the worst question I've had' - Rodgers asked about the Loch Ness Monster
# Facepalm
From The42
# Facepalm

'That's the worst question I've had' - Rodgers asked about the Loch Ness Monster

Nov 22nd 2016, 7:03 PM 8,467 Views 9 Comments

The Celtic boss admitted he isn’t well-up on the Scottish mythical creature.

# facepalm - Friday 14 October, 2016

People are sharing their exes' stupidest moments, and it's an absolute gift
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

People are sharing their exes' stupidest moments, and it's an absolute gift

Oct 14th 2016, 6:00 PM 17,529 Views 6 Comments

Foolishness, everywhere.

# facepalm - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

10 of the most facepalm moments in Irish history
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

10 of the most facepalm moments in Irish history

Aug 9th 2016, 1:33 PM 16,412 Views 5 Comments

Oh, Ireland.

# facepalm - Thursday 28 July, 2016

US papers taking all kinds of flak for headlining Hillary's nomination with a picture of Bill
# Which Clinton?
# Which Clinton?

US papers taking all kinds of flak for headlining Hillary's nomination with a picture of Bill

Jul 28th 2016, 11:57 AM 22,387 Views 103 Comments

One newspaper has gone so far as to admit it got things wrong in prioritising Bill over the first woman to ever receive a presidential nomination from a major US party.

# facepalm - Friday 3 June, 2016

You will have 72 new emojis to play around with soon
# Express Yourself
# Express Yourself

You will have 72 new emojis to play around with soon

Jun 3rd 2016, 12:26 PM 24,731 Views 29 Comments

Anyone ask for a facepalm emoji?

# facepalm - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

You can't make it up! Fifa reduces Blatter and Platini bans because of their 'services to football'
# Facepalm
From The42
# Facepalm

You can't make it up! Fifa reduces Blatter and Platini bans because of their 'services to football'

Feb 24th 2016, 11:10 PM 7,814 Views 12 Comments

The disgraced duo had initially been handed eight-year suspensions.

# facepalm - Saturday 6 February, 2016

This man sold his stake in a €220 million company for a bike
# Whoops
# Whoops

This man sold his stake in a €220 million company for a bike

Feb 6th 2016, 11:15 AM 32,750 Views 23 Comments

He described it as “the biggest mistake I ever made”.

# facepalm - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

This Irish plumber had the ULTIMATE facepalm moment when fitting his first toilet
# For Fecks Sake
From The Daily Edge
# For Fecks Sake

This Irish plumber had the ULTIMATE facepalm moment when fitting his first toilet

Jan 20th 2016, 10:00 PM 13,936 Views 5 Comments

Noooooooooooooo, God noooo.

# facepalm - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

15 moments of mind boggling stupidity that will make you weep for humanity
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

15 moments of mind boggling stupidity that will make you weep for humanity

Dec 16th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,954 Views 4 Comments

Stop the world and let us off.

# facepalm - Sunday 25 October, 2015

This gameshow model's gas stage gaffe is going viral
# Falling For You
From The Daily Edge
# Falling For You

This gameshow model's gas stage gaffe is going viral

Oct 25th 2015, 9:07 AM 8,018 Views 0 Comments

The internet, eh? No embarrassing moment goes unnoticed.

# facepalm - Monday 19 October, 2015

Fine Gael got an awful lot of grief for this tweet before the match yesterday
# Facepalm
# Facepalm

Fine Gael got an awful lot of grief for this tweet before the match yesterday

Oct 19th 2015, 3:09 PM 26,094 Views 60 Comments

Economy ≠ rugby

# facepalm - Saturday 3 October, 2015

This tactless fan asked Ronaldinho for a selfie moments after he crashed his car
# Ronaldi-no
From The Daily Edge
# Ronaldi-no

This tactless fan asked Ronaldinho for a selfie moments after he crashed his car

Oct 3rd 2015, 12:07 PM 4,975 Views 1 Comment

Do we need to explain why you shouldn’t do that?

# facepalm - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Sky Sports made a very unfortunate slip in their GAA Footballer of the Year report
# Facepalm
From The42
# Facepalm

Sky Sports made a very unfortunate slip in their GAA Footballer of the Year report

Oct 1st 2015, 12:00 PM 52,089 Views 73 Comments

Oh no.

# facepalm - Monday 14 September, 2015

Man arrested after texting head of local drug unit ... looking for drugs
# Facepalm
# Facepalm

Man arrested after texting head of local drug unit ... looking for drugs

Sep 14th 2015, 10:06 PM 41,591 Views 18 Comments

When texting goes wrong.

# facepalm - Monday 7 September, 2015

Sarah Palin wants immigrants to the US to 'speak American'
# Facepalm
# Facepalm

Sarah Palin wants immigrants to the US to 'speak American'

Sep 7th 2015, 3:02 PM 24,385 Views 107 Comments

The former US vice-presidential candidate said English is a “unifying aspect” of America.

# facepalm - Monday 1 June, 2015

Ex-Fifa VP uses fake 'The Onion' article to defend himself against corruption claims
# You Couldn't Make It Up
# You Couldn't Make It Up

Ex-Fifa VP uses fake 'The Onion' article to defend himself against corruption claims

Jun 1st 2015, 10:46 AM 24,321 Views 33 Comments

Does someone want to tell him?

# facepalm - Thursday 28 May, 2015

FIFA 16 will include women players for the first time, and some people are less than happy about it
# Facepalm
# Facepalm

FIFA 16 will include women players for the first time, and some people are less than happy about it

May 28th 2015, 7:41 PM 19,539 Views 53 Comments

At least this one isn’t Sepp Blatter’s fault…

# facepalm - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

There is a REALLY unfortunate typo in the Washington Post
# Facepalm
# Facepalm

There is a REALLY unfortunate typo in the Washington Post

May 19th 2015, 5:51 PM 46,271 Views 33 Comments

Morto for everyone.

# facepalm - Thursday 14 May, 2015

The Truth hurts: Paul Pierce called 'series' (seconds before losing Game 5) last night
# Facepalm
From The42
# Facepalm

The Truth hurts: Paul Pierce called 'series' (seconds before losing Game 5) last night

May 14th 2015, 9:00 PM 6,327 Views 1 Comment

When taunting goes wrong.

# facepalm - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

This untaxed van parked in a loading bay is 'not a Fianna Fáil campaign vehicle'
# Facepalm
# Facepalm

This untaxed van parked in a loading bay is 'not a Fianna Fáil campaign vehicle'

Apr 21st 2015, 10:03 AM 15,472 Views 32 Comments

The van was snapped in Carlow town yesterday evening.

# facepalm - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

AP confused murder suspect Robert Durst with Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst
# Major Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Major Facepalm

AP confused murder suspect Robert Durst with Limp Bizkit's Fred Durst

Mar 18th 2015, 4:47 PM 2,804 Views 1 Comment

It could happen to anyone *snigger*

# facepalm - Monday 16 March, 2015

New TV station goes on air for the first time, immediately drops a C-bomb
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

New TV station goes on air for the first time, immediately drops a C-bomb

Mar 16th 2015, 5:00 PM 4,740 Views 0 Comments

Congratulations to all involved.

# facepalm - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Some racists tried to vandalise a temple but failed spectacularly
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

Some racists tried to vandalise a temple but failed spectacularly

Feb 19th 2015, 4:31 PM 6,732 Views 1 Comment

So much fail, so little time.

# facepalm - Monday 9 February, 2015

BBC claim Hozier is British, Twitter puts them in their place
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

BBC claim Hozier is British, Twitter puts them in their place

Feb 9th 2015, 8:39 PM 15,095 Views 12 Comments

This madness has to stop.

# facepalm - Sunday 28 December, 2014

Grab a cuppa and watch the best of this year's hilarious news bloopers
# The Newsroom
From The Daily Edge
# The Newsroom

Grab a cuppa and watch the best of this year's hilarious news bloopers

Dec 28th 2014, 9:08 AM 4,768 Views 0 Comments

Slip of the tongue, a bit too often.

# facepalm - Friday 5 December, 2014

Festival fined for 'distressing' texts pretending to be people's mums
# Festival Fail
From The Daily Edge
# Festival Fail

Festival fined for 'distressing' texts pretending to be people's mums

Dec 5th 2014, 3:29 PM 4,232 Views 0 Comments

All of the facepalms.

# facepalm - Tuesday 25 November, 2014

Dud paper called Get Me Off Your F**king Mailing List accepted by academic journal
# Duped
From The Daily Edge
# Duped

Dud paper called Get Me Off Your F**king Mailing List accepted by academic journal

Nov 25th 2014, 7:58 PM 3,567 Views 0 Comments

Some new inspiration for your thesis.

# facepalm - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Man accidentally texts his probation officer looking for some weed
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

Man accidentally texts his probation officer looking for some weed

Oct 23rd 2014, 10:02 PM 3,854 Views 1 Comment

Yep, he’s going back to jail.

# facepalm - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

The Liverpool defending for Real Madrid's third was beyond appalling
# Facepalm
From The42
# Facepalm

The Liverpool defending for Real Madrid's third was beyond appalling

Oct 22nd 2014, 8:38 PM 5,382 Views 9 Comments

It wasn’t Liverpool’s night…

# facepalm - Monday 13 October, 2014

CNN typo accidentally makes ISIS sound very unmenacing
# Fonts
From The Daily Edge
# Fonts

CNN typo accidentally makes ISIS sound very unmenacing

Oct 13th 2014, 9:01 AM 3,907 Views 1 Comment

ISIS are advancing on what now?

# facepalm - Thursday 25 September, 2014

LAPD are actually warning iPhone users not to microwave their phone
# Facepalm
From The Daily Edge
# Facepalm

LAPD are actually warning iPhone users not to microwave their phone

Sep 25th 2014, 6:01 PM 22,543 Views 47 Comments

Yes, really.

# facepalm - Monday 1 September, 2014

Ricky Gervais demonstrates exactly how you shouldn't respond to J-Law's leaked nudes
# Ricky Gervais
From The Daily Edge
# Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais demonstrates exactly how you shouldn't respond to J-Law's leaked nudes

Sep 1st 2014, 5:20 PM 10,694 Views 4 Comments

Actor’s since-deleted tweet has landed him in hot water.

VIDEO: This goalkeeper own goal howler helped PSG win last night as Zlatan scored hat-trick
# Facepalm
From The42
# Facepalm

VIDEO: This goalkeeper own goal howler helped PSG win last night as Zlatan scored hat-trick

Sep 1st 2014, 10:10 AM 3,732 Views 2 Comments

Stéphane Ruffier won’t want to see replays of this goal again.

# facepalm - Monday 25 August, 2014

People on Twitter are confusing David Attenborough with Richard Attenborough
# Attenborough
From The Daily Edge
# Attenborough

People on Twitter are confusing David Attenborough with Richard Attenborough

Aug 25th 2014, 3:15 PM 3,479 Views 2 Comments

Know your Attenboroughs.

1 2