Category: LOCAL NEWS

The Fake IRA Takes Responsibility For McGuigan Murder

A LESSER known branch of the Irish Republican Army called ‘The Fake IRA’ (FIRA) has taken full responsibility for the murder of Kevin McGuigan in the Short Strand area of east Belfast on Wednesday, August 12th. The group, who are not to be confused the Real IRA (RIRA), confirmed comments by Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams yesterday that they “do not… Read more »

Corrib Gardaí Make Empty Pint Glass Hand Motion At Shell

GARDAÍ policing the disputed Mayo coastline where the proposed Corrib pipeline is supposed to come on shore have been overheard complaining loudly that they’re “so thirsty”, usually within earshot of Shell officials working on the project. The area has become the grounds for bitter protest between the Shell corporation, who wish to bring ashore natural… Read more »

Sock Found On Beach

HUNDREDS of residents from the small seaside village of Clonee, Co. Waterford, have flocked to the beach today after a mysterious sock was found washed up on its shores. Metal detector enthusiast Thomas Cummins came across the sock this morning at around 8am while out combing the beach. He immediately alerted the local historical society about… Read more »

CAO Points For The Dole Reach Record High

SOME students were left disappointed this morning as the CAO points for college courses went live at 6am. However, there was no more significant a shock than the one that greeted students hoping for a place on the Dole as points for the Dole rose to their highest level in Leaving Cert history. Dole places… Read more »