# Bizarre

Last month
October 2023
Ireland laugh off suggestion of spying on All Blacks training
Mike Catt had to answer a question about a photographer attending the Kiwis’ session.
Last year
Ex-Dundalk defender leaves new club hours after signing announced
Sonni Nattestad’s spell at FK Jerv was remarkably brief.
All time
Heard that one about the play featuring a monk who hijacked an Irish plane?
We spoke to its writer and director Janet Moran about crafting A Holy Show.
You won't see many crazier goals than Tottenham's opener tonight
Giovani Lo Celso has opened his Spurs account.
Visit North Korea? English football club strikes bizarre deal
Blyth Spartans have struck an unlikely new sponsorship arrangement.
One lap to go! Embarrassment as Salpeter denied women's 5,000m medal after early celebration
Lornah Chemtai Salpeter thought she had won silver, but had another lap to go in Berlin.
Man United boss gives very strange reason for freezing out Bailly
Jose Mourinho claims he hasn’t been playing the centre-half as Ivory Coast aren’t at this summer’s World Cup.
A burglar was caught moonwalking on CCTV on RTÉ's Crimecall last night and it was so weird
Not-so-smooth criminal.
One of the best female footballers, and some MLS players, got kicked out of Disney World
Alex Morgan and her group of friends were involved in a drunken dispute on Sunday night.
Harrington sidelined with elbow injury sustained when hit by an amateur's practice swing
The Dubliner has had a bad run with injuries.
Watch: Man United manager Jose Mourinho's bizarre 17-second interview
The coach assured he had no time to talk as he was off to pack his bags for Stockholm.
5 of the most bizarre sporting injuries
Dustin Johnson is just the latest in a long line of athletes who have ended up on the sidelines after suffering unfortunate setbacks.
The original GUBU: How the Malcolm MacArthur killings rocked Ireland
A series of murders and the arrest of the suspect at the Attorney General’s home gave rise to the expression – as the public struggled to comprehend what was going on.
Spiderman attack! Runner denied first place because of pole vault mishap at Intervarsities
You won’t see a race end like this for a long, long time.
James Haskell releases video to deny claims he has died of steroid overdose
“I’m not dead and for those of you who wish I was dead, better luck next time.”
The curious case of Jonathan Benteke - who's remarkably made the Crystal Palace squad today
The 21-year-old was let go from Belgian side Zulte Waregem after being deemed surplus to requirements.
Chad, the 4th-poorest nation in the world, is the main sponsor of French side Metz
The arrangement is supposed to improve tourism in the African country.
Bizarre scenes as Chris Froome runs up Mont Ventoux after damaging bike in crash
What on earth happened at the end of today’s stage?
The bizarre hijacking involving an Irish plane, an Irish minister and the Third Secret of Fatima
Albert Reynolds to the rescue.
Ex-girlfriend of Bolivian president ordered to prove baby they had together is still alive
President Evo Morales says the baby died ten years ago, his ex says the child is still alive. Others say the baby never existed…
'Broomstick robber' charged with blackmail after Bayern Munich received bomb threats
The Bundesliga club was allegedly told to meet multi-million euro demands in diamonds and cash to avoid an attack.
China's latest propaganda video features poo jokes and a David Bowie lookalike
The slicky-produced video sees four cartoon characters travel through a mint-green and fuchsia dreamscape atop lily pads.
Former Liverpool striker Cisse reportedly arrested over sex tape blackmail
The ex-French international was one of four men brought into custody in his homeland this morning.
Two women met at work, bonded - then DNA proved that they're long-lost sisters
Meagan Hughes and Holly Hoyle-O’Brien were separately adopted from South Korea by Americans in the 1970s.
The rumoured Ballon d'Or preliminary list contains some VERY odd names
David Ospina, Christian Atsu and Massimo Luongo have been shortlisted.
'I'm not equipped for mindreading!' - Westmeath minor boss bites back
The ‘jerseygate’ saga rumbles on.
Is this the best post-match interview ever?
John Guidetti’s interview after Sweden’s victory over Denmark was absolutely bonkers.
One of Ireland's Euro 2016 opponents played tonight -- and they conceded a freak goal
Artem Kravets took advantage of some comical defending to score.
Brendan O'Connor's last ever Saturday Night Show was certainly eventful
The host’s last show had some interesting moments.
'I threw it for a laugh' - St Mirren captain spears team-mate with a spiked pole
Steven Thompson admits he is ‘mortified’ after leaving a one centimetre puncture in the thigh of John McGinn.
Notts County player gets sent-off for walking off the pitch too slowly when being substituted
That’ll teach him.
12 really strange things that happened in 2014
“Where people throw ducks at balloons, and nothing is the way it seems.”
Steaua Bucharest referred to as 'hosts' after being stripped of their name and crest
Romania’s most successful club have lost a legal battle with the country’s defence ministry.
This was the odd exchange between Gerry Adams and a TV3 journalist today
Ursula Halligan questioned the Sinn Féin leader on the appropriateness of some of his tweets.
Dromintee explain why they had players wearing jeans for THAT Armagh club match
Here’s the Dromintee side of a surreal story.
Crossmaglen won Armagh SFC game tonight against team with 3 players wearing jeans
We haven’t seen this before.
Odd Daft ad seeks woman to share their 'bed, body, and life experience'
Can’t be a smoker though, because that’s ‘the line’.
6 unexpected things that happened this week
Space geckos, unconventional marital unions and more.
6 unexpected things that happened this week
Romanian royalty, condom-shaped ice-creams and more.
6 unexpected things that happened this week
Eyeballs, sleepwalking and botty coughs – it’s the week’s weirdest news.