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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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US debt crisis averted thanks to loan from Wonga.com

geat deals still out there for anyone who can still afford broadband‘The site was really user-friendly and made getting out of debt by getting into even more debt a doddle,’ said Obama. ‘They had this cool slider thing that went all the way up to $2,400,000,000,000 – which was handy.’

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Posted: Aug 1st, 2011
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UK credit debt ‘in no way the fault of people who spend too much’

As the UK credit debt reaches GBP54.4bn the Bank of England and the Government were quick to condemn lenders for their irresponsible behaviour. ‘This is in no way the fault of people who max their credit card with no idea how they will ever pay the money back,’ a spokesman for the Bank of England said.

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Posted: Jul 4th, 2009
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