The top ten most bizarre and crazy stories reported on IrishCentral
Stories that defy belief and will leave you stunned - the strange, the wonderful and the disgusting
Over the last two years we've covered some jaw-dropping, strange and wonderful stories. Some of them have been funny, some absolutely amazing and other simply unimaginable.
Here we've put together some of our strangest stories, from conjoined twins who share a brain to a killer otter who terrorized an Irish village. Though we might not like to admit it, the popularity of these stories proves that everybody loves these amazingly odd tales.
1. Police use ice cream music to embarrass teen rioters in Belfast
Nursery rhymes set to music are deeply uncool. Just ask the bottle-throwing teenagers on the Twinbrook estate on outskirts of west Belfast. Ice cream music was played to them as they misbehaved and it stopped them…READ MORE
2. Canadian Irish conjoined twins likely share the same mind
Conjoined four-year-old Irish Canadian twins, Krista and Tatiana Hogan, are making scientific history. The sisters from British Columbia share a mind…READ MORE
Scenes in São José do Rio Preto, Brazil were reminiscent of Ballinrobe, County Mayo's SuperValu supermarket in 2009…READ MORE
4. Mysteries uncovered by 4,000 BC treasures discovered in dumpster
Two years ago police discovered a hoard of ancient gold objects in a dumpster in Dublin. Now the significance of their find has become evident…READ MORE
An amazing YouTube clip, shot by a member of the public, shows a male Bornean orangutan, called Jorong, rescuing a drowning moorehen chick from a pond at Dublin Zoo. The YouTube clip is fast becoming an Internet sensation…READ MORE
Meet the Termin-Otter – the creature who put the wild into wildlife in a County Clare village when locals tried to help it return to the waters after it was found shuffling up the main street of Tulla with its head stuck in a bag of Tayto crisps…READ MORE
An addiction to Irish sausages has led to an English man David Harding (47) seeking urgent counseling for his condition…READ MORE
8. Irish astronomer says he has successfully tracked UFO’s
Eamonn Ansbro, a Roscommon-based astronomer, has attracted international media attention as he claims his research has unearthed evidence of extraterrestrial activity. Now the Boyle local wants to put the town on the map establishing a centre for all things UFO…READ MORE
A man was before Limerick District Court after his Alsatian dog had sex with a 43-year-old woman. The woman later died from an allergic reaction. The incident happened in 2008 and the dog has been held in custody since…READ MORE
10. US Woman visits dentist, wakes up with Irish accent - VIDEOS
An Oregon woman's accent has been identified as a medical oddity. A year and a half ago the woman went to the dentist office to get a dental implant, when she left just hours later she had an Irish accent…READ MORE
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