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Guide To Being A Serial Planning Objector

WHETHER it’s a neighbour who really wants to turn his bungalow into a dormer to create extra space for his growing family, or a much-needed revamp of a dilapidated part of town that will bring new economic growth to the area, there’s nothing like somebody applying for planning permission to really bring out your inner… Read more »

Lotto Winner Discovers 47 Cousins He Never Knew He Had

A RECENT Irish winner of a bumper Euromillions jackpot has discovered a double-decker bus full of cousins he was hitherto completely unaware of, WWN can reveal. Michael Drennan’s extended network of cousins, first cousins, second cousins, step cousins and half cousin twice removed made themselves known to the 37-year-old Tramore native in the hours after… Read more »

Ireland Left With Only 657,456 Things To Apologise For

AS President Michael D. Higgins offered words of condolence and apology to an assembled group of Magdalene Laundry survivors in an emotional ceremony in Áras an Uachtarián yesterday, the country went to the book marked ‘Big List Of Things We Have To Apologise For’ to see what was next on the list. Higgins reiterated an… Read more »

GAA To Finally End Practice Of Using Blind Umpires

THE GAA has confirmed it is to end its highly controversial practice of only placing the visually impaired in umpire positions in All Ireland Hurling games. The welcome news comes after blind umpires failed to notice a goal scored by Tipperary against Waterford in Sunday’s Munster Championship clash was not in fact a goal, as… Read more »