Category: Craic & Codology

BEST-BEFORE DATE OVERHAUL HAILED

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The Government has welcomed the decision of several retailers to remove best-before dates from some of their products. Experts agree that food waste has become a huge problem and the coalition hopes this new initiative will help to boost the popularity of its politicians. “The Cabinet is very stale at the moment and regularly leaves... Read more »

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DUBLIN’S NEW AMAZON WAREHOUSE RULES:

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Report all potential hazards (trade unions etc) Ship all profits overseas Shelve plans for toilet breaks Refuse to take stock of criticism Ensure workers always feel the heat Emergency exit to be used when tax breaks run out

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FILM REVIEW: BULLET TRAIN

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SUMMER FUN is on offer here as a hapless ministerial fantasist (played by Eamon Ryan) hits gullible taxpayers with the Government’s latest made-up MetroLink plan figures. He even insists that the multi-billion euro megaproject isn’t just another blatant election stunt! It’s a mad ride with a cast of crazy characters intent on wasting money faster... Read more »

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RTÉ LAUNCHES HELP-DESK FOR WORKERS MIS-CATEGORISED AS SELF-EMPLOYED

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What number do you text? – 101010 What do you have to do? – Text RTÉWORKER followed by your name and PPS number. Is it free? – Given our mounting bills, no, of course not. It costs just €20 per text. Any complaints? – Contact your ombudsman, or talk to Joe on…

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FILATOV STILL DELIGHTED WITH SABINA’S LETTER

Yury Filatov

By Moss Cow and Len N Grad Russian ambassador to Ireland Yuri Filatov has reiterated his praise for the letter on the war in Ukraine written to the Irish Times by Ireland’s ‘First Lady’ Sabina Higgins. The ambassador stated: “This insightful missil… er, missive, agrees that Russia had no choice but to launch its peaceful... Read more »

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OZONE

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CLIMATE CHANGE OPINION PIECES SPREAD LIKE WILDFIRE

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This month’s record temperatures have ignited the latent climate anxiety of Irish journos, leading to an explosion of articles across the nation’s papers about how someone should do something about this. This crisis has even spread to columnists who rarely talk about anything more important than how their child’s cello recital went on Tuesday. These... Read more »

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MARTIN DEFENDS PENSIONS PLANS

Micheal Martin

The Taoiseach has sought to defend plans to allow employees to work beyond the age of 66 to top up their state pension. Said the weary Taoiseach: “Anyone not fortunate enough to have a generous minister’s pension to look forward to upon retirement could find themselves struggling. This plan will help these poor souls top... Read more »

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RTÉ PROGRAMMES STILL WITHOUT SPONSORS

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With the autumn season approaching, cash-strapped RTÉ is still seeking sponsors for some of its so-called flagship shows. Several corporate match-ups are thought to be in the mix. Today with Clare Byrne: Apple The ubiquitous ‘apple’ logo would be the perfect symbol for RTÉ’s favourite presenter. A winning combination of cool consumer branding and also... Read more »

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DEFENCE SPENDING TO SHOOT UP

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The government has announced plans for a hefty increase in defence spending, as it continues to sustain relentless fire on all sides. Hopelessly adrift on a variety of issues, the coalition is running out of ammo to combat its countless critics. Adding to the sense of chaos, internal warfare is now threatening to break out... Read more »

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THOSE NEW REFUGEE POLICIES IN FULL:

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Commission to find out why voters are fleeing to Mary Lou McDonald and Sinn Féin Micheál Martin to try and prevent FF TDs falling overboard when it’s Leo Varadkar’s turn Simon Harris to investigate how many people are in Helen McEntee’s camp EU to continue to provide asylum to political deadwood from Ireland Dedicated team... Read more »

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HIGHEST EVER TEMPERATURE RECORDED

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As Fianna Fáil’s poll ratings continue to tank, a record high temperature has been recorded at a meeting of the party’s backbenchers. Meteorologists say the climate was severely hostile to Micheál Martin, with some calling on the party leader to lay out a timetable for his departure, before “our credibility goes up in flames”. “There... Read more »

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EUROPE LOWERS INTEREST RATE IN UKRAINE WAR

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The tripartite crises of inflation, the climate and Tory leadership have caused the European Establishment of Journalists Interested in Topical Stories (EEJITS) to announce that they are lowering their interest rates in the Ukraine War until “we’ve milked everything out of these wildfires, or Putin increases his brutality”. While the EEJITS insisted that the ongoing... Read more »

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CASHLESS SOCIETY LATEST

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The government’s economic policies are accelerating the move towards a cashless society, as inflation and the cost-of-living crisis leave more and more people without any cash. Economists now believe that at current rates, Ireland will be a completely cashless society by Xmas. “Ireland is the vanguard when it comes to cashless societies,” said one analyst.... Read more »

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MULLINGAR FILM STUDIO REVEALS SOME UPCOMING PROJECTS:

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Dead Man Walking A party leader on political death row (Micheál Martin) desperately wants to avoid a public execution in December. However, his appeals for clemency are routinely ignored as vengeful backbenchers seek swift retribution. Ryan’s Baby Epic drama is guaranteed as environment minister Eamon Ryan decides to go to war with his coalition partners... Read more »

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NEW UBER MEMO FOR DRIVERS

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Irish politicians are asleep at the wheel Recent media coverage has been a bit of a car crash We want to get a million miles away from lobbying scandals Hopefully we aren’t running out of road with regulators Our revenues are motoring nicely

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IRISH POLITICS TO BE INCLUDED ON PORN SYLLABUS

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By Con Dumb A module on Irish politics is to be included in pornography education modules being introduced to Junior Cert students, as educators seek to highlight the risks associated with this shady underworld. Currently, anyone can access speeches and PR stunts by TDs online, leading to fears they are influencing younger generations. “So much... Read more »

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UKRAINIANS PLEAD FOR BERTIE

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Ukrainian evacuees arriving into tented accommodation in Ireland have surprised officials with repeated requests that former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern be appointed overseer of the operation. Said one Ukrainian mother of three in Gormanston, “When we heard we were heading to a tent in Ireland we clapped with joy because everyone in Ukraine still talks about... Read more »

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MCENTEE CRACKS DOWN ON REFUGEES

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Justice minister Helen McEntee has defended her decision to suspend the visa exemption for certain refugees travelling to Ireland. Said Mrs McEntee: “We have taken this action to prevent the current arrangements from being abused. It’s certainly not because of our abysmal failure to provide accommodation for asylum seekers “Nor is the increasing concern being... Read more »

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