Category: Spot the Difference

Spot the Difference

Mugabe & Higgins

  PRESIDENT MUGABE PRESIDENT HIGGINS Pain in the arse Staying in the Áras Many adversaries Many bad verses A despot of the world Spotted all over the world He once loved socialism He now loves socialising Wanted to extend power to Grace May want to... Read more »

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RAGNAR LOFTBROK MARTIN O’NEILL Bludgeoned opponents to death Bludgeons opponents to death Raided England’s coast Raided England’s lower divisions Desecrated monasteries Desecrated Aviva Stadium Interested in agriculture Interested in agricultural tactics Thrown into a pit of venomous snakes Works for the FAI Travelled as far... Read more »

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SPOT THE DIFFERENCE – Irma & Leo

HURRICANE IRMA LEO VARADKAR Devastated poor communities Devastates poor communities Releases tonnes of energy Releases tonnes of press releases Won’t leave Florida Won’t leave social media Made thousands homeless Keeps thousands homeless Poisoned water supply Poisoned political debate Controls news agenda Wants to control news... Read more »

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Spot the Difference – Kim & Marty

KIM JONG-UN MARTIN O’NEILL Can’t hit target with missile strikes Strikers can’t hit target Clamps down on media Clamps down on Tony O’Donoghue Has military launch missiles Has goalkeepers launch missiles Citizens living in poverty Poverty of creative ideas Ballistic missiles Roy Keane Will possibly... Read more »

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DONALD J. TRUMP KIM JONG-UN Hair-brained megalomaniac Hair-brained megalomaniac Hates non-Americans Hates everybody Doesn’t believe in a free lunch Always believes in a free launch Enjoys golfing and flexing his muscles Enjoys nuking and flexing his missiles About to destroy career as president About to... Read more »

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RONALDO DIARMUID CONNOLLY Doesn’t play during the summer Doesn’t play during the summer Courts publicity Publicly in court Troubles with taxman Troubles with linesman Has a hot girlfriend Has a hot temper Loves Monte Carlo Hates County Carlow Punches above his weight Throws his weight... Read more »

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ROGER MOORE/BOND LEO VARADKAR Suave British Spy Suave West Brit Fights megalomaniacs Is a megalomaniac Drives Aston Martin insanely Drives Micheál Martin insane Drinks dry martini Is a dry sleeveeny Despises Dr No Despises doctors and nurses Puts his health at risk Puts health service... Read more »

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JEAN CLAUDE VAN DAMME JEAN CLAUDE JUNCKER Played a robotic tough guy  Is a robotic tough guy  Is a notorious middleweight  Is a notorious lightweight  Is world famous for splits  Is world famous for splits Speaks English as a second language Doesn’t want to speak... Read more »

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  MICHAEL O’LEARY DANNY HEALY-RAE Head in the clouds Head in the clods Doesn’t believe in climate change boll**ks Doesn’t believe in change of any sort Global warming does not exist “And if it does, it’s jusht another of them Dublin conspiracies” “It’s all a... Read more »

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KOEMAN O’NEILL Claims O’Neill went against medical advice Would like to offer Koeman a few words of advice Hamstrung by internationals Players do hamstrings Has no midfield cover Has Glenn Whelan Won’t return O’Neill’s calls Keeps calling up Koeman’s players James McCarthy never plays for... Read more »

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SIMON COVENEY LEO VARADKAR Highly ambitious grey man in suit Highly ambitious gay man in suit Tediously smug and smarmy Tediously smug and flashy Keen on shameless self-promotion Keen on shameless self-promotion Never shoots from the hip Always shoots from the lip Resents anyone invading... Read more »

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KIM JONG-NAM ENDA KENNY Furtive high-flying lifestyle Furtive high-flying lifestyle Completely mad Completely power mad Used to poisonous atmosphere around him Used to poisonous atmosphere around him Despised by most of his own family Despised by all in the Fine Gael family Victim of vicious... Read more »

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DERMOT DESMOND SEAN DUNNE Enormously rich tycoon Bankrupt enormously rich tycoon Made an absolute fortune Owes an absolute fortune Friends in high places Friends in low places Silly “Kaiser” nickname Silly “Ballsbridge Baron” nickname Stylish silver-grey moustache Stylish blonde wife Swanky Shrewsbury Road house purchase... Read more »

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HILLARY CLINTON ARLENE FOSTER Can’t stand the heat in the kitchen Can’t stand the heat in the kitchen Has recurring problems with troublesome emails Has recurring problems with troublesome males Always keen on running for high office Always keen on running for cover I’ve put... Read more »

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FIDEL CASTRO MICHAEL D HIGGINS Gave lengthy speeches that bored everyone Gives long-winded talks that put people to sleep Endless rhetoric Endless poetry Believed he was superior to right Believes he’s always right Took heat from America Takes first class trips to America Won’t listen... Read more »

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HILLARY CLINTON NÓIRÍN O’SULLIVAN Fond of running for high office Fond of running for cover Followed in husband’s footsteps Husband following in footsteps Known widely for being generally secretive and crooked Known widely for being Ireland’s Garda Commissioner Constantly tried to hide Bill’s indiscretions Constantly... Read more »

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POPE FRANCIS ENDA KENNY Job for life Job for life… apparently Prays for our salvation Preys on our taxation Canonises Antagonises Preaches the creed Preaches to Michael Creed Visits Castel Gandolfo Visits Castlebar Says Christ will come again Christ, here he comes again! God’s helper... Read more »

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SIR BOB GELDOF DONALD TRUMP Reputation for being a fanatical self-publicist Reputation for being a fanatical self-publicist Very fond of shooting from the lip Very fond of shooting Likes to talk Likes to talk dirty Has recorded an astonishing number of awful songs Has recorded... Read more »

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THERESA MAY DONALD TRUMP On target to exit Europe On target to exit reality Slightly to the right on immigrant policy Slightly to the right of Genghis Khan Plans to put her opponents in their place Plans to put his opponent in jail Has always... Read more »

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HILARY CLINTON DONALD TRUMP Rich, white and completely power-crazed Rich, white and completely crazed Blonde ambition hounded by media Blond ambition hounded by media Always has a lot on her mind Always has a lot on his head Endorsed by former US Presidents Endorsed by... Read more »

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DAVID CAMERON ENDA KENNY • Smarmy right-winger • Party just couldn’t wait to get rid of him • Reputation for fouling up and then retiring • Made a complete mess of Brexit • “I only needed two terms” • Smarmy right-winger • Party just couldn’t... Read more »

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MIRIAM O’CALLAGHAN CLAIRE BYRNE Totally convinced that she is RTÉ’s top presenter Totally convinced that she is RTÉ’s top presenter Enormously high salary to prove it Enormously high salary to prove it Loves to give politicians a good interrogating Loves to give politicians a good... Read more »

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LOUIS VAN GAAL JOSE MOURINHO Slurs meaningless words in a strange accent Reputation for being moody and losing with Man Utd Grossly over-rated and over-paid Believes in his weird hair style and annoying players Known affectionately as “The Sacked One” Slurs meaningless words in a... Read more »

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 JACK O’CONNOR  SHANE ROSS     Believes earth is round Thinks Luas strike is justified Hopes to maintain union ties Likes to drive a hard bargain Advocates power for the masses Stands for no nonsense from the bosses Up to a point Thinks Luas is... Read more »

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     MICHAEL HEALY-RAE  LEO VARADKAR  Shameless self-publicist Cute political opportunist Cap firmly placed in Ring of Kerry Speaks in tongues Shameless self-publicist Cute political opportunist Hat in ring to replace Enda Speaks with forked tongue

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PETER ROBINSON ARLENE FOSTER      Old face of DUP reactionary loyalism  New face of DUP reactionary loyalism  Despises Shinners  Finds Sinn Féin despicable  Really loathes UUP bastards  Hates Ulster Unionists even more  Diehard dull Unionist time-server  Dull time-serving diehard Unionist  Has colourful wife  Has... Read more »

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OLD ANGELUS NEW ANGELUS Vague images of wishy-washy sunsets Wishy-washy images of hazy sunsets Chimes indicating that the news is on Chimes indicating that the news is on Catholic Mammy baking bread Young couple eating sushi and baklava More popular than Ray D’Arcy More popular... Read more »

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