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#was it for this

# was-it-for-this - Saturday 8 July, 2017

Michael Collins 'would not be happy' with suggestions Ireland follow Britain out of EU
# Was It For This
# Was It For This

Michael Collins 'would not be happy' with suggestions Ireland follow Britain out of EU

Jul 8th 2017, 6:50 AM 16,450 Views 146 Comments

MEP Seán Kelly said it is “daft” to suggest Ireland should make itself economically dependent on the UK again.

# was-it-for-this - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Ariana Grande was spotted wandering around Glasnevin Cemetery with her dog
# A-List Lifestyle
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# A-List Lifestyle

Ariana Grande was spotted wandering around Glasnevin Cemetery with her dog

May 21st 2017, 10:19 AM 16,886 Views 5 Comments

DID SHE SEE MICHAEL COLLINS’ GRAVE?

# was-it-for-this - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Renua are claiming Luas works make O'Connell St 'look like 1916'
# Gpo No They Didnt
# Gpo No They Didnt

Renua are claiming Luas works make O'Connell St 'look like 1916'

May 2nd 2017, 3:01 PM 19,417 Views 55 Comments

Renua Ireland compared Dublin during the Luas works to Alcatraz in a statement today.

# was-it-for-this - Wednesday 15 March, 2017

Kilkenny people are searching for 'British' on Pornhub more than anyone else in Ireland
# Was It For This
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# Was It For This

Kilkenny people are searching for 'British' on Pornhub more than anyone else in Ireland

Mar 15th 2017, 4:57 PM 26,986 Views 9 Comments

Lads.

# was-it-for-this - Friday 13 January, 2017

Obama to Biden: 'I had to quote an Irish poet and Seamus Heaney was taken'
# Was It For This
# Was It For This

Obama to Biden: 'I had to quote an Irish poet and Seamus Heaney was taken'

Jan 13th 2017, 10:31 AM 41,351 Views 66 Comments

Seamus Heaney and WB Yeats featured in the speeches given by the men yesterday.

# was-it-for-this - Friday 14 October, 2016

This girl’s Chucky Ár Lá Halloween costume has gone viral on Twitter
# Chucky ár Lá
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# Chucky ár Lá

This girl’s Chucky Ár Lá Halloween costume has gone viral on Twitter

Oct 14th 2016, 9:15 AM 39,079 Views 1 Comment

Pun work at its finest.

# was-it-for-this - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

Good news - People are betting that Ireland will still be around in 100 years
# Worth A Punt
# Worth A Punt

Good news - People are betting that Ireland will still be around in 100 years

Mar 30th 2016, 4:57 PM 17,990 Views 41 Comments

The State has sold it’s first ever 100-year-bond.

# was-it-for-this - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Everyone is cracking up at this Dublin beauty salon’s special 1916 offer
# The Tan
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# The Tan

Everyone is cracking up at this Dublin beauty salon’s special 1916 offer

Mar 29th 2016, 2:44 PM 6,751 Views 2 Comments

Some deal.

# was-it-for-this - Thursday 24 March, 2016

This Cork supermarket has a very patriotic deal on whiskey this week
# That's The Spirit
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# That's The Spirit

This Cork supermarket has a very patriotic deal on whiskey this week

Mar 24th 2016, 8:19 PM 8,290 Views 2 Comments

Excellent.

Was it for this? Rising heroes would be disappointed today, teens say
# Viva La Revolución
# Viva La Revolución

Was it for this? Rising heroes would be disappointed today, teens say

Mar 24th 2016, 6:08 AM 16,548 Views 36 Comments

Almost half of all students do not think that the 1916 leaders would be happy with Ireland today.

# was-it-for-this - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

The most inappropriate 1916-themed cake has been spotted in Dublin
# Was It For This
From The Daily Edge
# Was It For This

The most inappropriate 1916-themed cake has been spotted in Dublin

Mar 16th 2016, 4:03 PM 11,250 Views 2 Comments

The execution of 1916 leader James Connolly… in cake form.

# was-it-for-this - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Eva Longoria said that Irish tea isn't as nice as English tea on Snapchat
# Was It For This
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# Was It For This

Eva Longoria said that Irish tea isn't as nice as English tea on Snapchat

Feb 2nd 2016, 1:58 PM 8,442 Views 9 Comments

BLASPHEMY.

# was-it-for-this - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Finally, 9 important answers to 'Was it for this?'
# With O'leary
From The Daily Edge
# With O'leary

Finally, 9 important answers to 'Was it for this?'

Jan 30th 2016, 3:51 PM 8,293 Views 2 Comments

Romantic Ireland’s dead and gone…

# was-it-for-this - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

O'Neills have released a 1916 commemorative jersey that has the Proclamation on the back
# Was It For This
From The42
# Was It For This

O'Neills have released a 1916 commemorative jersey that has the Proclamation on the back

Jan 27th 2016, 11:10 PM 80,121 Views 116 Comments

‘A terrible beauty was born’ indeed.

# was-it-for-this - Friday 18 December, 2015

John Bruton reckons Ireland would have become independent without 1916

John Bruton reckons Ireland would have become independent without 1916

Dec 18th 2015, 6:38 PM 22,810 Views 235 Comments

The former taoiseach said we shouldn’t glorify the Easter Rising.

# was-it-for-this - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Saoirse Ronan, Colin Farrell and Michael Fassbender named as 'British' for London film awards
# Was It For This
# Was It For This

Saoirse Ronan, Colin Farrell and Michael Fassbender named as 'British' for London film awards

Dec 15th 2015, 3:48 PM 54,705 Views 179 Comments

The London Critics has changed the names of the categories in response to criticism.

Saoirse Ronan, Colin Farrell and Michael Fassbender all just named as 'British' for London film awards
# Was It For This
From The Daily Edge
# Was It For This

Saoirse Ronan, Colin Farrell and Michael Fassbender all just named as 'British' for London film awards

Dec 15th 2015, 2:17 PM 10,301 Views 7 Comments

Sigh. Here we go again.

# was-it-for-this - Thursday 13 November, 2014

The 1916 commemoration video fails to mention, er... 1916

The 1916 commemoration video fails to mention, er... 1916

Nov 13th 2014, 7:50 AM 43,966 Views 144 Comments

And it seems some people are not pleased.

# was-it-for-this - Friday 1 August, 2014

SIPTU using 1916 centenary to highlight housing shortages
# Was It For This
# Was It For This

SIPTU using 1916 centenary to highlight housing shortages

Aug 1st 2014, 5:43 PM 4,994 Views 36 Comments

Commemoration will “ring hollow” if Irish citizens still “languishing on housing lists”.

# was-it-for-this - Wednesday 11 June, 2014

Watch one Leitrim poet's passionate portrayal of modern Ireland
# Poetic Licence
From The Daily Edge
# Poetic Licence

Watch one Leitrim poet's passionate portrayal of modern Ireland

Jun 11th 2014, 12:22 PM 9,826 Views 11 Comments

Keep your lattes and skinny jeans.

# was-it-for-this - Wednesday 15 May, 2013

People answering the question 'Would you die for Ireland?'
# Was It For This
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# Was It For This

People answering the question 'Would you die for Ireland?'

May 15th 2013, 4:33 PM 1,802 Views 2 Comments

“If the money was right.”

# was-it-for-this - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Britain loves Mrs Brown so much, they've given her a gameshow
# Tellywatch
From The Daily Edge
# Tellywatch

Britain loves Mrs Brown so much, they've given her a gameshow

Aug 16th 2012, 11:23 AM 8,163 Views 35 Comments

Export-led recovery, anyone?