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April Fools gags online and in the media April 1, 2017

Posted by WorldbyStorm in Uncategorized.
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Okay, we did ours this morning. Hey, why have a sort of kind of publishing platform if one won’t use it for the fun stuff. But any others elsewhere that caught peoples attention? Any good ones?

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1. Gerryboy - April 1, 2017

Irish Times story about plans to demolish Liberty Hall and build a Trump hotel the same height as the spike in O’Connell St. That was so obvious.

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WorldbyStorm - April 1, 2017

yeah, and the Guardian had something on George Osborne’s fashion range. The laughs! 😦

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2. CL - April 1, 2017

“In many ways, we’re one nation. Whether we’re two separate countries or not is a separate issue.”-Lord Kilclooney, I.T.
http://www.irishtimes.com/news/ireland/irish-news/republic-to-be-crucified-by-brexit-senior-unionist-says-1.3032574

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3. Tomboktu - April 1, 2017

Pink News: “BBC to announce that the UK is to withdraw from Eurovision”. The report is that it would take effect in 2019, and — I love this detail — “Plans are afoot for Scotland to compete by itself.”

The Irish Independent reported that the new Luas has hit a problem because the gauge is for the trams that we had in 1916, and that it is now to go through Trinity College with a stop at the bell tower in the front square.

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Gerryboy - April 1, 2017

so town will meet gown at last

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4. Aengus Millen - April 1, 2017

Some of the papers I read especially in America ran these dour articles about how you can’t celebrate april fools when every day something unbelievable happens. Bit of a killjoy in my opinion!

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WorldbyStorm - April 1, 2017

+1

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5. Tomboktu - April 1, 2017

This one is sixty years old today

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6. nollaigoj - April 2, 2017

The Daily Torygraph had one about the polar bears swimming south to the Hebrides to avoid global warming! Supporting photographic evidence was provided.

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7. Tomboktu - April 4, 2017

I forgot this one

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