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Irish Government sells Saint Patrick to reduce national debt

unbelievably, some Irish people still determined to get pissed tonightSt Patrick’s Day celebrations around the world are facing an uncertain future following today’s announcement by the Irish Government that it has sold the popular saint, and his associated festival day, to Germany in a desperate bid to reduce Ireland’s crippling national debt.

Saint Patrick, who has been Ireland’s national saint for over 1500 years and who is believed to be the only Irish cleric in history not to have been implicated in a child sex abuse scandal, was sold at an EU auction last night for the sum of €7.3 million, according to Taoiseach, Enda Kenny.

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Posted: Mar 16th, 2013
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Special Feature – The Pope: How His Retirement Affects You

Following the shock news of The Pope’s resignation, many people around the world face an uncertain future, as they are left wondering how the resignation affects them and what reaction they should have to the announcement. To assist the population at this difficult time, the Catholic Church has issued this special Papal Bulletin answering many of the questions that are commonly asked around this time…

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Posted: Feb 12th, 2013
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Rally driver admits he has no idea what co-driver is talking about

it's a bend coming up, how hard can it be?‘It’s just gibberish. But the regulations say there must be two people in the car during the race, and Gethyn was a good mate so I always just took him along for the ride.’

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Posted: Sep 20th, 2012
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