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Bank of Ireland is finally doing away with those Rachel and Steve ads

Or is it Steve and Rachel? Who cares, they’re gone forever!

PEOPLE OF IRELAND, we have some good news. Some very good news, in fact.

steveandrachel Source: YouTube

Today, Bank of Ireland launched a new mortgage ad campaign and said goodbye to Rachel and Steve. Steve and Rachel. Rachel and Steve.

Rachel and Steve, who drove people round the bend. Steve and Rachel, who made viewers want to throw their tellies out the window.

Source: Bank of Ireland/YouTube

In a statement about the move, the bank said:

The new campaign has been developed following extensive customer research and depicts the journey that consumers undertake when buying a new home.

We presume this is code for “We’re sorry about those two. PLEASE stop hating us”. They also offered up this clue as to where Rachel and Steve may be heading:

boi106a_boarding_pass_03a Source: Brandon Laufenberg/Bank of Ireland

There is ONE sad thing about this though, and it’s that we won’t see this guy on our screens any more.

rachelandsteve Source: YouTube

You can’t always get what you want. Now if Vodafone could sort out the Pig Thief and his teenage girlfriend, we’d feel better…

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