Sunday 23 November 2014

Michael D to be knighted, Chris DeBurgh dead and Robert Sheehan to lead Star Wars - the best and worst of the Irish April Fools offerings

Published 01/04/2014 | 09:52

Beginning with the Irish productions and ending with media across the water, we take a look at the best and worst April Fools jokes the Irish and worldwide media have to offer our fair isle this year.

Broadsheet.ie

'Chris DePart'.

Clever pun, terrible 'joke'.

 

Newstalk

George Hook to become new Irish ambassador.

Anyone want to tell Anne Anderson?

 However - and I think we can all agree - if any radio personality was going to be the ambassador, it would be Joe Duffy.

 

The Sun

Irish Government to introduce new heat tax.

While any mention of tax is bound to get people hot under the collar (thank you) it would be the cheapest tax in the land considering the one day of summer we get most years.

 

Irish Mirror

Kim Jong-Un bans One Direction from North Korea... until they get his haircut.

Literally anything written about North Korea seems to turn out to be a hoax these days. Can we trust no-one?!

 

The Metro Herald

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