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Laughter Spot : “The Irishman started searching desperately through his pockets”

Laughter Spot : “The Irishman started searching desperately through his pockets”

by on November 28, 2018

Three men died on Christmas Eve and were met by Saint Peter at the pearly gates.

'In honour of this holy season' Saint Peter said, 'You must each possess something that symbolizes Christmas to get into heaven.'

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Hard-Brexiters and the DUP have warned they will join forces to vote down May’s withdrawal plans

by on November 12, 2018

A British cabinet minister has urged an alliance of Conservative hard-Brexiters and the DUP, who have warned they will join forces to vote down Theresa May’s withdrawal plans, to “think about the alternatives”.

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Laughter Spot : Silly Irish jokes to make you laugh

Laughter Spot : Silly Irish jokes to make you laugh

by on November 7, 2018

Have a bit of a laugh with our selection of funny and ridiculous Irish jokes.

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The Northern Ireland / Brexit chaos – an American viewpoint

The Northern Ireland / Brexit chaos – an American viewpoint

by on October 18, 2018

What if they can't work things out?

Too bad. Brexit would still move forward with no deal, which could lead to serious trade confusion and chaos. If that happens, there's a backup plan to avoid a hard border: keep Northern Ireland part of the EU single market longer.

Reminder: the single market means that goods and services can move freely within the bloc. But there are issues around that, too – like how long that would last.

https://www.theskimm.com/archive/2018-10-18 

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Research: Social ‘Player Power’ of Premiership Footballers outshines their clubs

Research: Social ‘Player Power’ of Premiership Footballers outshines their clubs

by on May 16, 2018

The first ever comprehensive report into the social media influence of all footballers in Premier League has revealed that individual players are becoming much more powerful brands than the clubs they play for.

The growth in players usage of Instagram has enabled an evolution in the way fans and players interact and build relationships, and this has been a key factor in the rise of ‘Player Power’.

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Rugby : Confirmed – Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding’s departure following an internal review into their conduct

by on April 15, 2018

A group who organised a protest against a culture of 'toxic masculinity' in rugby has welcomed the news that two Ulster and Ireland stars who were acquitted of raping the same woman have been sacked.

Employers Ulster Rugby and the Irish Rugby Football Union have confirmed Paddy Jackson and Stuart Olding's departure following an internal review into their conduct.

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Breaking News : The sentiment of a nation captured in one sign – #IBelieveHer

by on March 30, 2018

Thousands of people have taken to the streets in protest after two international rugby players were cleared of rape.

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[Watch] .. Celebrate St Patrick’s Day this Saturday with a triple-distilled glass of Jameson

by on March 13, 2018

About Jameson Caskmates TV Commercial, 'Welcome to the Family' Song by The London Souls

Jameson introduces Caskmates Stout Edition to its family of whiskeys. Created from a partnership between a distiller and a brewer, the formula includes triple-distilled Irish whiskey finished in craft beer barrels to create a signature flavour.

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Will Northern Ireland stay in single market after Brexit?

Will Northern Ireland stay in single market after Brexit?

by on February 9, 2018

UK negotiators have been warned that the EU draft withdrawal agreement will stipulate that Northern Ireland will, in effect, remain in the customs union and single market after Brexit to avoid a hard border.

The uncompromising legal language of the draft agreement is likely to provoke a major row, something all parties to the negotiations have been trying to avoid.
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Update :  Naked Bacon was launched in Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and Tesco

Update : Naked Bacon was launched in Waitrose, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and Tesco

by on January 1, 2018

Good news: your weekend fry-up or Friday bacon butty could soon be better for you.   Bacon that is said to be free of nitrites, preservatives, E numbers and allergens will soon appear on supermarket shelves in what is being called “a remarkable feat of food technology”. [more…]