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01st Apr 2015

The Best April Fools’ Day Stories Out There Today… Were You Caught Out?

A likely story!


A likely story!

April Fools’ Day is well and truly underway and with so many stories floating about cyberspace these days, it’s hard to know what to believe.

In case you missed them, here’s some of our favourites so far today – did you get taken in by any of them?


Bye bye Spire

Reports today stated that the government are planning to temporarily remove the Spire from the middle of O’Connell Street for the 1916 centenary next year. It was stated that they will spend a whopping €500,000 doing it and they were planning to house it in an aircraft hangar for two weeks.

Dublin City, The Spire and the River Liffey

Supermacs name change

Supermacs were said to be changing their name to McDonagh’s.

“A changed menu and name will also help McDonagh’s with its expansion abroad,” read the press release.supermacs

One Direction have a new member

One Direction were said to have a brand new member this morning in the form of former Take That star, Jason Orange. The singer was quoted as saying he was looking forward to the new direction and that he didn’t forsee any trouble in joining the group.

Take That pose backstage at The National Movie Awards 2011

Cycle for cash

According to Twitter, Santander UK were set to open their first ever cycle-through branch.

Nope, we’re not convinced!

Kim has a new trainer

Kim Kardashian was said to have a new personal trainer today in the form of Geordie Shore’s Vicky Pattison.

A likely story.


No more drivers!

Domino’s tried to convince people that they no longer need drivers with this clever Vine.

Clarkson drops a beat

Jeremey Clarkson is said to be releasing a hip hop album.

If it’s true – we’ll be first in line to buy it.


The one we’re most likely to try though has to be this one!

Our favourite thing of the day though? Backwards Google. And yes, we are easily amused.

We’d really love it if some of these stories turned out to be true!