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Ah lads... Irish Oscar nominees are STILL being claimed as British

You havin a giggle mate..?

THE IRISH HAVE completely owned the Oscar nominations this year.

2015 Jaguar Land Rover British Academy Britannia Awards - Los Angeles Source: AP/Press Association Images

It was announced earlier this afternoon that Saoirse Ronan, Michael Fassbender, Lenny Abrahamson, and Emma Donoghue have all secured a nod.

With that, came the predictable act of media claiming them as British.

OH THIS AGAIN, you cry

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YES, AGAIN

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OMGG AGAIN

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How can we stop this from happening?

First, it was this Metro.co.uk article of the British nominees.

AWTF

SAOIRSE. MICHAEL FASSY.

No.

Then, here comes BBC News to grab Emma Donoghue for their own

You can’t have her, it’s bad enough that Canada is trying!

Click here if you can’t see the video.

Then there’s Sky at it again

THE BFI

They, of all people, should know

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Can we all agree to just NOT?

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