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Too soon? The best Twitter reactions to Eamon Gilmore's resignation

Eamo, we hardly knew ye.

TÁNAISTE EAMON GILMORE has stepped down as the leader of the Labour party following the party’s disastrous performance in the local election.

Needless to say, it was all Twitter could talk about this afternoon.

Speculation was rife before the announcement

Some took inspiration from the whole debacle


Many were vying for his job

There were puns. Puns everywhere

Most impressively, the #slanaiste hashtag was born

But most importantly…

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