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The Old Moore's Almanac can be scarily accurate...

But, then again, we probably could have predicted some of this stuff.

THE LATEST EDITION of the Old Moore’s Almanac is on the presses and the people behind Ireland’s longest-running publication sent us a sneak preview of their predictions for 2015 yesterday.

They also showed us what from their 2014 pages had come true. Check out 15 of their prophecies that came through. Clairvoyant mastery.

1. Prediction: The phrase ‘oil crash’ will be all over the news.

What they say now: The price of oil has crashed, and is getting worse.

2. Prediction: Disturbed weather patterns in the USA

What they say now: The Polar Vortex froze the northern parts of the USA.

Niagara Falls Polar Vortex The Niagra Falls, frozen, on 10 January 2014 Source: AP/Press Association Images

3. Prediction: Amelia Earhart will be in the news more and more.

What they say now: Parts of her plane were found this year.

4. Prediction: Scots will say no.

What they say now: They did.

5. Prediction: Bono to watch his health

What they say now: He had a terrible bike accident recently.

6. Prediction: Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick marriage trouble

What they say now: Already separated.

7. Prediction: Another baby for Robbie Williams

What they say now: Yes and he made an idiot of himself during his wife’s labour.

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8. Prediction: Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk will make moves to colonise Mars.

What they say now: This has been in the news all year. He is in a race with Dutch company Mars One to do the same.

9. Prediction: Gwyneth Paltrow’s marriage in jeopardy.

What they say now: They “consciously uncoupled”.

PastedImage-36863 Source: PA Wire

10. Prediction: Pregnancies for both Blake Lively and Jessica Biel

What they say now: Both pregnant!

11. Prediction: A Chinese company will give Apple and Samsung a run for their money in the mobile phone market.

What they say now: Chinese startup Xiaomi was the No. 1 smartphone maker in China in the second quarter of the year,  beating Apple and Samsung.

12. Prediction: Michael O’Leary has some sort of epiphany and decides to make Ryan Air a much more palatable experience for customers.

What they say now: Yes O’Leary has been telling everyone all year that he’s going to be a better person.

13. Prediction: A probe will be landed on an asteroid

What they say now: The Rosetta probe landed successfully on a comet.

14. Prediction: A one-man attack on the White House.

What they say now: Yep. And he got a fair way in too.

15. Prediction: There will also be a plane mishap in Ireland, but not too serious.

What they say now: Two Ryanair jets collided in 2014, and their wing tips were mashed. No injuries. Phew.

Here’s everything that’s going to happen in 2015…

2013: 30 prophecies for next year from the pages of Old Moore’s Almanac

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