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World of social media reacts predictably to death of Martin McGuinness

World of social media reacts predictably to death of Martin McGuinness

As the news of the passing of Martin McGuinness broke on mainstream media, Northern Ireland’s assortment of keyboard commentators took to their smart phones to add their usual considered opinions. Facebook user ‘Ballybeen Bear’, who served 8 years for arms offences in the 1980s, was quick to highlight the former Deputy First Minister’s IRA past.


The Ulster Fry guide to blocking melters on Facebook

Whilst Facebook is great for finding out what people are up to without actually talking to them, it’s a minefield of ejjits saying stuff you probably couldn’t give two shites about! Here’s a wee Ulster Fry’s guide on how to handle some stereotypical Facebook melters. (We’re sure you can suggest a few more below!) Mantra-preneurs Having once


Liam Neeson urged to run for First Minister

Hollywood superstar Liam Neeson has been urged to come home and sort the country out today, after a video appeared online in which he appears to make perfect sense, doesn’t repeatedly blame themuns or show anyone in their pyjamas. Mr Neeson is backing a campaign to replace Northern Ireland’s popular segregated education system, which has successfully taught children how to get along with their


How to deal with election canvassers

In most democracies people have elections every four or five years, but in Northern Ireland they’ve become an annual event. Needless to say, this is a very dangerous time for your average citizen, as at any point the doorbell might ring and there could be some ganch standing outside demanding to know how you intend


21 ways to spot a Norn Iron person

One of the frustrations of being from Northern Ireland is being mistaken for English or Scottish people when we’re away foreign. Sure we speak roughly the same language, but we’re far better looking, funnier and more attractive to the opposite sex, It’s almost insulting that we need to make this guide to be honest… but just


Ten reasons to cheer the f**k up on ‘Blue Monday’

As if Monday’s weren’t bad enough already some miserable hoor had the bright idea to designate one as the worst Monday of the entire year. Sadly that day is today. We don’t believe in superstition though because we think it’s unlucky, so here are TEN reasons why should wise the bap and enjoy your day… 1. You don’t live in Larne. Well,