i|ron|i|cal|ly [ aı`ranıkli ] adverb
1. ) used for saying that a situation has developed in an unexpected and sometimes humorous way:
Ironically, the women's downhill ski race was postponed because of heavy snow.
2. ) in an ironic way:
We're just one big happy family, she remarked ironically.

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.