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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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U2 talk down ‘mediocre’ new album

Irish rockers U2 have been unusually candid in a round of interviews given on the eve of the release of their latest album, There’s Worse Ways To Kill 50 Minutes. Tired of thinking up increasingly extravagant hyperbole to make what is essentially the same as their last three albums seem like the Second Coming, the band have decided to be more realistic.

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Posted: Oct 25th, 2012
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Real world to be rearranged in accordance with actors’ preferences

The real world today announced that it would rearrange itself in accordance with the beliefs and desires of the acting ‘profession’. ‘I finally realised that I’ve been mistaken,’ said Mr. World, aged 4.54 billion years.

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Posted: Feb 17th, 2012
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New Year’s dishonours list to acknowledge ‘worst and most annoying’ of society

honours available hereAlthough not officially announced until the end of next month, details of this year’s Dishonours List have been leaked and include dozens of newly-minted twats, pricks, sods and tossers – individuals whose contributions to public life have been irritating, infuriating or downright damaging.

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Posted: Nov 23rd, 2010
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Real IRA re-considering its position after Republic of Ireland declared ‘crap’

Ted Kennedy hasn't paid his subscription for months.The Real IRA is to end all terrorist activities after failing to come up with an answer to the question ‘who in their right mind would actually want to reunite with this piece of shoite in the South?’.

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Posted: Oct 1st, 2010
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