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Dublin: 8 °C Saturday 28 March, 2015

#BBC

# bbc - Thursday 26 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge The Teletubbies in black and white will haunt your nightmares Tinky Winky
From The Daily Edge Nobody in the UK can pronounce ‘Oisín’ and it’s driving Irish people mad Ush-een

Nobody in the UK can pronounce ‘Oisín’ and it’s driving Irish people mad

Top Gear presenter Oisín Tymon’s name has been the source of great confusion for British media.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Was the BBC right to drop Clarkson? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Was the BBC right to drop Clarkson?

The broadcaster will not be renewing his contract.

# bbc - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Police are now involved after axed Clarkson’s attack on producer Rocky Road

Police are now involved after axed Clarkson’s attack on producer

A BBC investigation found he punched and verbally abused his producer.

# bbc - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Sacked in the morning: Jeremy Clarkson to be fired tomorrow by BBC, say reports End Of The Road

Sacked in the morning: Jeremy Clarkson to be fired tomorrow by BBC, say reports

The Telegraph are reporting that the presenter will be fired after its investigation.

# bbc - Monday 23 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim Opinion

IRA abuse claims show – once again – how the institution is always placed before the victim

There are parallels between Sinn Féin’s reaction to allegations by Paudie McGahon and Maíria Cahill and the Catholic Church’s pursuit of its own institutional safety.

# bbc - Friday 20 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Clarkson “very touched” after one-million-signature petition delivered to BBC Stig In A Tank

Clarkson “very touched” after one-million-signature petition delivered to BBC

Clarkson says that the “f*****g b******s” at the BBC have sacked him.

From The Daily Edge BBC sent its first tweet in six years and people were decidedly underwhelmed by it Tweet Virginity

# bbc - Thursday 19 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The BBC went inside the sheds where your KFC chicken meal comes from Finger Lickin' Good

# bbc - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Australian soap opera ‘Neighbours’ is turning thirty today Everbody Needs...

Australian soap opera ‘Neighbours’ is turning thirty today

The Australian soap opera launched the careers of Guy Pearce, Kylie Minogue and Liam Hemsworth.

# bbc - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Clarkson cleared over the use of the word ‘pikey’ on Top Gear Complaint

Jeremy Clarkson cleared over the use of the word ‘pikey’ on Top Gear

The decision has been criticised by a Traveller group which accused the BBC of ‘legitimising a racist word’.

# bbc - Monday 16 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie BBC begins investigation into Jeremy Clarkson punching incident Fracas

BBC begins investigation into Jeremy Clarkson punching incident

The Top Gear presenter is alleged to have punched his producer and called him a ‘lazy c**t’.

# bbc - Saturday 14 March, 2015

From Business ETC BBC’s website went down and an old childhood nemesis freaked everyone out Creepy Clown

BBC’s website went down and an old childhood nemesis freaked everyone out

That old test card made a terrifying reappearance.

From TheJournal.ie Clarkson ‘called Top Gear producer lazy Irish and punched him’ Dinosaur

Clarkson ‘called Top Gear producer lazy Irish and punched him’

The Top Gear presenter could be about to quit the BBC.

# bbc - Friday 13 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge Dermot O’Leary danced for 24 hours straight for charity and won everyone’s hearts Comic Relief

Dermot O’Leary danced for 24 hours straight for charity and won everyone’s hearts

Dermot O’Leary = the soundest man in television. FACT.

# bbc - Thursday 12 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie India refuses to lift ban on BBC gangrape documentary India's Daughter

India refuses to lift ban on BBC gangrape documentary

The Delhi High Court will hear the case on 18 March.

From Business ETC The BBC will give every 11-year-old in the UK this coding device Follow The Code

The BBC will give every 11-year-old in the UK this coding device

More than one million devices will be handed out in an attempt to address a “major skills shortage” in the UK.

From TheJournal.ie 740,000 people now want Jeremy Clarkson back on TV Freedom To Fracas

# bbc - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘Gerry Adams needs to get real’: Enda and Joan pile pressure on Sinn Féin president Spotlight

‘Gerry Adams needs to get real’: Enda and Joan pile pressure on Sinn Féin president

It follows further revelations by the BBC about alleged abuse in the republican movement.

From The Daily Edge 11 of the most inappropriate Clarksonisms ever uttered on Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson

11 of the most inappropriate Clarksonisms ever uttered on Top Gear

He’s not afraid to hold back, anyway.

From TheJournal.ie Five things we know about the third season of The Fall Serial Thriller This post contains a poll
From TheJournal.ie Would a Top Gear without Jeremy Clarkson survive? Gaffe

Would a Top Gear without Jeremy Clarkson survive?

It’s likely to continue to be a nice little earner for the Beeb.

From TheJournal.ie What the world thought of Ireland accidentally legalising ecstasy and a load of other drugs Loophole
From The Daily Edge Here is Jeremy Clarkson’s response to getting suspended by the BBC Top Gear
From The Daily Edge 9 of Jeremy Clarkson’s most unfortunate moments Suspended

9 of Jeremy Clarkson’s most unfortunate moments

Clarkson has a storied history of making a fool of himself.

# bbc - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended by the BBC Fracas

Jeremy Clarkson has been suspended by the BBC

Top Gear will not be broadcast this weekend and an investigation is underway.

From TheJournal.ie ‘It’s likely some of the 400 convicted rapists and paedophiles missing in the UK are in Ireland’ Sex Offenders

‘It’s likely some of the 400 convicted rapists and paedophiles missing in the UK are in Ireland’

The BBC are reporting that some sex offenders have been missing for over a decade.

From The Daily Edge BBC suspends Jeremy Clarkson from Top Gear Jeremy Clarkson

BBC suspends Jeremy Clarkson from Top Gear

The controversial presenter got in a “fracas” with a BBC producer.

From TheJournal.ie People are LOVING Ireland’s Aidan Turner in BBC drama Poldark Curls On Film

People are LOVING Ireland’s Aidan Turner in BBC drama Poldark

6.9 million of them tuned in to watch the first episode.

# bbc - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Indian government questions how interview with bus rapist was shown on BBC India's Daughter

Indian government questions how interview with bus rapist was shown on BBC

Police say the film could cause public disorder.

# bbc - Monday 2 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge British newspaper accidentally publishes Sherlock fanfic as a missed connection Romance

British newspaper accidentally publishes Sherlock fanfic as a missed connection

This prankster is keeping the joke going brilliantly as well, as the paper hasn’t realised.

# bbc - Friday 20 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Eastenders draws an audience of more than 12 million for big reveal Lucy Beale

Eastenders draws an audience of more than 12 million for big reveal

Over 400,000 tuned into RTÉ’s coverage of the episode.

From TheJournal.ie Lucy Beale’s killer revealed and Twitter loses it… DUN DUN DUN DUN DUN

Lucy Beale’s killer revealed and Twitter loses it…

The killer was unmasked after a week of live episodes. Spoilers, obviously.

# bbc - Friday 13 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This BBC News caption is both simple and brilliant Bounce

# bbc - Thursday 12 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Everyone was crying laughing at last night’s genius Great British Bake Off Comic Relief

# bbc - Sunday 8 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge Here is the Cork girl who wowed the public on The Voice UK last night Claudia Rose Long

# bbc - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie ‘People think I’m the devil for having an abortion, but it’s the only option that’s right for me’ Ireland's Guilty Secret?

‘People think I’m the devil for having an abortion, but it’s the only option that’s right for me’

A young Cork woman has taken part in a BBC documentary that follows her journey to have an abortion in the UK.

After 60 years of showing The Open, BBC has lost its TV rights to Sky

The oldest of golf’s four majors won’t be broadcast live on free-to-air television from 2017.

# bbc - Friday 30 January, 2015

# bbc - Thursday 29 January, 2015

The Six Nations may not be screened live on free-to-air TV from 2018

RTÉ and the BBC’s current rights deals conclude after the 2017 tournament.

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