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14 of the most Coppers things that have ever happened

See yiz in Coppers.

1. When this caption was appropriate to be broadcast around the country

Everyone knows what that means.

2. That time somebody put a Coppers reference into their thesis

Well played.

3. When someone called in to Ryan Tubridy’s radio show with quite the Coppers story

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4. When Coppers released their own retro Ireland jersey earlier this year

jersing Source: Facebook

5. And that time their Copper Face Jocks went down a storm

jocks Source: Facebook

6. When Outkast were playing Electric Picnic – but stopped into Coppers for the night first

out Source: Karl Kilbride/Facebook

7. When this guy wrote a beautiful tribute to to the place

Source: Michael Konstantin/YouTube

With choice lyrics like:

And every make of person, comes stumbling through the door
You’ll find teachers, nurses, farmers, jersey pullers by the score
It’s the only place that country folk and Dubs get along
Cos they’re all so feckin’ hammered, happy out and singing along

8. When it got a massive shoutout on one of the biggest stages of all

Source: RTÉ - IRELAND’S NATIONAL PUBLIC SERVICE MEDIA/YouTube

Hence the glorious caption, above.

9. When Mark McCabe went on the Coppers Ski Trip… and played Maniac 2000

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10. When this URGENT ad was placed in the Corkman newspaper

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11. When this girl wrote a loving tribute to leaving Coppers for Christmas break

I sit here languishing in sorrow, a mere shell of my former self, absolutely refusing to give credence to the idea that I am 'home'. For they say that home is where the heart is, and never have I been so acutely aware as to where mine resides; deep within the walls of 29-30 Harcourt Street. Memories, all happy ones, surround me, overwhelm me, like a warm blanket on a bitterly cold night, reminding me of times in my life when I have been very content indeed. At this moment in time, I'd go as far as to say that I would actually consider putting two bullets in a family member, if it meant that I could have another classic Chooseday night in paradise before 2015 signs off. Our reunion in January 2016 will be sensational, of that I'm sure. #TeamCoppers #ThePromisedLand #homeiswheretheheartis #coppers #love

A photo posted by Deirdre Barry (@deirdrebarry) on

12. That time the man himself turned up

And got a stamp:

13. When some lad tried to sell his spare Coppers Gold Card for €250

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Not bad, really:

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14. And finally… when Coppers actually came up with the best April Fools’ gag of the year

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