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Mayor Bloomberg caused outrage in the Irish community with his 'drunken' Irish comments Photo by: Google Images

Top ten worst moments of 2011 as they happened

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Mayor Bloomberg caused outrage in the Irish community with his 'drunken' Irish comments Photo by: Google Images

1.  Cloyne Diocese report—revealing yet another massive cover up of child abuse in an Irish diocese by bishops and underlings.
Read More: Release of Cloyne Report marks another dark day in Ireland’s Church

Read More: Final chapter of Cloyne Report unearths more damning evidence of cover up by Bishop and police

2.  The debt ceiling debacle in Congress when we wished for an adult to shush the fighting children and get them to grow up.
Read More: GOP's debt ceiling debate debacle

3.  The incest/pedophile allegations in the Irish Presidential race.

For weeks, two candidates, David Norris and Dana were beset by lurid stories from their past. Hardly the stuff of strong democracy.
Read More: Dana Rosemary Scallon’s brother accused of molesting sister’s child

Read More: New information revealed on David Norris’ views on underage sex

4.  A series of summit meetings of European leaders after which it was always announced a deal had been reached on the Euro  – until the next breakdown. The upcoming train wreck is all too evident
Read More: Irish government wants new debt deal in return for referendum support

5.  The awful Nancy Grace denigrating poor Tristan McManus on ‘Dancing with the Stars’
Read More: Nancy Grace gets nasty at Tristan MacManus - lashes out at her co-star on 'DWTS'

6.  Egyptian police clubbing defenseless women on the streets of Cairo; Syrian army thugs shooting their own people
Read More: An Irish blogger in Egypt

7.  Van Morrison’s sad revelation that his lover and their baby had both died
Read More: Van Morrison’s love child died before mother lost her battle with cancer

8.  Rory McIlroy imploding at the US Masters when looking like he had it in the bag
Read More: Rory McIlroy collapses after tenth hole disaster in Masters

9.  Mayor Michael Bloomberg talking about Irish drunks hanging out of windows at the St.Patrick’s Day parade. He made his remarks at the American Irish Historical Society, one of the city’s great centers of Irish culture and learning
Read More: Mayor Bloomberg outrages Irish-Americans with 'people that are totally inebriated hanging out windows' comments

10. Casey Anthony found innocent of murder, shocks the nation
Read More: Casey Anthony Verdict Shows Justice System is Neither Fair nor Just.

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