Danny Boyby Daniel O'Carroll
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Fifty cent a can beer may be no longer.
That's the stark reality facing Irish youth and college students if Dublin Lord Mayor Andrew Montague gets his way.
The shocking decision from the Vatican to recall its accredited diplomatic representative to Ireland, 'Papal Nuncio' Giuseppe Lenza, is a decision which will only worsen the impact of the recent Cloyne Report fallout for the already badly damaged institution, and tarnish further their already sullied reputation in the eyes of its faithful.
One of Ireland's most senior broadcast meteorologists has made a surprise apology on national radio after the weather agency mistakenly misled weather pundits into believing that some sunny weather would punctuate an otherwise gloomy summer over the coming weeks.
Speaking on popular drivetime radio show Morning Ireland, weather guru Evelyn Cusack said she felt it was her civic duty to issue a national apology for the slipup which will undoubtedly deflate the hopes of countless weather fanatics nationwide, a group thought by some estimates to comprise as much as more or less the entire population.
Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny's sharply critical remarks of the Irish Catholic Church today will undoubtedly be remembered as a milestone moment in the history of Modern Ireland.
The scathing comments, which even prompted a response from the Vatican, seem set to serve as a long overdue curtain-call to a longstanding government policy of reverential deference to the Catholic Church that has its roots in De Valera's first controversial inclusion of a reference to the Church's 'special position' within Irish society in the Free State's first constitutional document, and which has been obsequiously followed by more or less every successive government since.
Ireland's 'Social Protection' Minister Joan Burton has today prompted comparisons to Britain's infamously tough Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher after choosing to hit out at what she termed a social welfare 'culture' in Ireland.
Today's news that Independent TDs Mick Wallace (left) and 'Ming' Flanagan have been forced to apologize after being caught slurring another parliamentarian 'Miss Piggy' is hardly a surprising revelation.
Internet search giant Google says that it's being forced to hire Russian and Ukrainian graduates to fill out jobs at its EMEA headquarters in Dublin because Irish grads simply lack the necessary skills to do the work.