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#Nice Try

# nice-try - Friday 5 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un Nice Try

North Korea says it foiled a CIA attempt to assassinate Kim Jong-Un

It is claimed a man named Kim was being coerced into killing the North Korean leader using a biochemical weapon.

# nice-try - Thursday 24 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested Nice Try

Employee pockets €20,000 dropped by ambassador in an airport and gets arrested

Around half the money has been recovered. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

# nice-try - Friday 4 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge This Waterford lad's method of getting to his car in a flood is heroic Chancer

This Waterford lad's method of getting to his car in a flood is heroic

Well, it’s a WAY to beat the floods.

# nice-try - Thursday 23 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rickshaw driver attempts to charge family €290 for 10-minute ride Bad Form

Rickshaw driver attempts to charge family €290 for 10-minute ride

Thankfully, police arrived at the scene while the incident was ongoing.

# nice-try - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that's not good enough Nice Try

Dunnes Stores agrees to pay rise but workers say that's not good enough

The big sticking point is the fact that three quarters of staff are on part-time flexible contracts.

# nice-try - Saturday 25 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Three men tell High Court they should be let out of jail because of the ecstasy loophole Nice Try

Three men tell High Court they should be let out of jail because of the ecstasy loophole

Three men went to court to argue that they shouldn’t be in jail because the drugs weren’t illegal when they were arrested and imprisoned.

# nice-try - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Men attempt to unclasp bras, fail miserably Fail

Men attempt to unclasp bras, fail miserably

It’s HARD, in fairness.

# nice-try - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie "Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case Nice Try

"Can I have my rope ladder back?," Mick Wallace asks judge in Shannon case

Mick Wallace and Clare Daly are in court over their alleged illegal entrance into Shannon Airport last year.

# nice-try - Thursday 18 December, 2014

From The Daily Edge Thief fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys Faking It

Thief fakes heart attack so his friend can steal toys

Nice try, but no.

# nice-try - Thursday 11 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie New York man charged with hiding cocaine and LSD in anti-drugs teddy bear Nice Try

New York man charged with hiding cocaine and LSD in anti-drugs teddy bear

Daren the anti-drug Spokes-lion always wins in the end…

# nice-try - Wednesday 23 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Potato-wielding man attempts to rob dry-cleaners and garage, fails Violent Veg

Potato-wielding man attempts to rob dry-cleaners and garage, fails

A blatant misuse of our national treasure.

# nice-try - Thursday 3 April, 2014

Baseball fan eats concrete after hopelessly heroic dive for foul ball

Nothing was harmed, bar one man’s pride.

# nice-try - Tuesday 22 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Ghost caught on camera robbing an off-licence SPIRITS

WATCH: Ghost caught on camera robbing an off-licence

This shocking footage will spook you out.

# nice-try - Sunday 15 September, 2013

Scott Carson double bluffs himself to concede bizarre penalty

The former England international tried to psyche out David Nugent. The tactic almost worked.

# nice-try - Thursday 20 June, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 52-year-old French mum disguises herself as teenage daughter to sit exam Nice Try

# nice-try - Saturday 12 January, 2013

From TheJournal.ie White House strikes back on Death Star (because it would cost $850 quadrillion) Nice Try

White House strikes back on Death Star (because it would cost $850 quadrillion)

Almost 35,000 people had signed a petition asking the US government to build a Death Star – but the White House says it does not support blowing up planets. Boo.

# nice-try - Monday 2 July, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch Cheeky This post contains videos

Nice try: Two kids try to take the Olympic torch

The kids broke through a cordon and briefly got their hands on the torch before they were shepherded away.

# nice-try - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie US lottery winner must pay cheated co-workers $10m Nice Try

US lottery winner must pay cheated co-workers $10m

The man had claimed he won the money on a personal ticket – but a jury disagreed.

# nice-try - Thursday 17 November, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Mick Wallace wants Dáil summer break to move - so TDs can watch Euro 2012 Nice Try

Mick Wallace wants Dáil summer break to move - so TDs can watch Euro 2012

The Wexford politician wants TDs to be able to enjoy the Irish football team’s participation at next year’s European Championships.

# nice-try - Tuesday 5 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Woman tries to smuggle husband out of prison... in a bag Nice Try

Woman tries to smuggle husband out of prison... in a bag

Suspicions were raised when the woman left the facility with a bulky suitcase after a conjugal visit.

# nice-try - Wednesday 11 May, 2011

From TheJournal.ie After 2 years on the run, Irish "Ho Hum Bandit" was shopped by his ex Love Hurts This post contains images

After 2 years on the run, Irish "Ho Hum Bandit" was shopped by his ex

He apparently thought he might win her back if he showed her his photo on the FBI’s Most Wanted list. Bless.