Only The Headers Change


Irish Times online and print edition


Ultan Mashup writes:





Earlier: They Are Laughing At You

Previously: Maurice McCabe and the Irish Times Part 1 and Part 2


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54 thoughts on “Only The Headers Change

  1. missred

    Other than implying that McGregor is running for president, which wouldn’t even be the most preposterous thing this month, I’m not sure what Ultan is meant to be saying about the IT here

  2. Andyourpointiswhatexactly?

    Are we all just saying “Hmm” coz we’ve nothing else to say?

    1. The Old Boy

      I have read and re-read the two headlines. My only advance on “Hmm” is as follows: “Hmm?”

        1. John 'Preposterous' Ryan Post author

          Having had some email ‘handbags’ only last week where I was called ‘nuts’ by a senior IT-er, I would also like to add another:”Hmm.”

          1. John 'Preposterous' Ryan Post author

            I suggested ‘mentally unstable’, it being the Irish Times, but he was into the whole brevity thing which I can totally appreciate.

  3. rotide

    Well if this doesn’t prove the Irish media is literally worse than Hitler, I don’t know what does.

    Another coup for broadsheet, take that the journal!

          1. rotide

            whoa, did I miss some particularly nasty comments?

            Thank you guys, you are beautiful people. Consider yourselves the Jack to my Dani

            (extra love to anyone who publicly admits to getting that reference)

          2. Andyourpointiswhatexactly?

            Dyer? Christ. I’m a disgrace to my pretentious younger self.
            Though to be fair I’ve always loved bad telly.

          3. Frilly Keane

            That prize rhymes with trick is Iike Kerry Football
            Mane, cynical and durty
            Usually unavoidable
            Occasionally resorting to crybaby carryon
            And Consistently in yer face

            But ya wouldn’t be without them all the same

          1. realPolithicks

            I’m picturing the napkin as being damp with condensation from that Mojito you’re enjoying.

  4. Rep

    Does Bodger post ever negative thing he sees or gets sent which relates to the IT? I can only presume he has some personal beef with it considering how much attention is paid to it rather than the Indo, Examiner or any of the tabloids.

    1. Lilly

      Darn, I hate missing comments… I want to read her speech when I’m less knackered. Pity she didn’t give INM the finger when they demanded confidentiality around her settlement all the same.

  5. Alan mc gee

    why can’t men be buffoons anymore? What’s going on? can a man not jape, tiddle ladies bottoms and make an honest bob anymore??

  6. :-Joe

    I don’t know if anyone cares let alone knows why McGregor was pictured in this situation…

    Irelands own self marketing and pr terminator, sent from the future to destroy us all btw.. is sticking two fingers up to Khabib Nurgagomedov.

    Khabib, who is his only possible next challenger without McEire looking like a loser, is from the Dagestani region of Russia that causes Herr Putski the most problems internally.

    I would bet anything that this is the only reason it happened, if not McEire is exploiting his luck and a great opportunity to play more fight-night mind games with us all.

    The rest of it is just.. hmmmmm?..


  7. :-Joe

    The whole thing is hilarious, excuses for him are unnecessary, certainly not from me…

    All things considered, he’s taken a very minimal amount of damage for the level and frequency he’s competed at but yes, he definitely up’s the ante and doubles down on his mouth each time.

    Yes, I’m his sparring partner and I patrol the internet on his behalf in my spare time because I’ve been kicked in head kicked in the head way too often.


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