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10 of the most enjoyable Twitter reactions to Eircode

People are RIPPING into it.

EARLIER TODAY, IRELAND’S new postcode system, Eircode, was launched.

Members of the public were invited to visit the Eircode website and find their new seven-digit code from this morning, although it already seems to have run into difficulty…

As you might expect, Twitter has had a field day with the whole thing.

1. Irish people everywhere felt hard done by and longed for the simple days of writing “00000″ in the postcode box

2. As if that weren’t enough, long-standing county borders have been completely disregarded

3. In fairness, it does seem to be rather precise in some instances…

Jokes, obviously.

Unfortunately, the real Eircode for Copper Face Jacks is far more dull.

coppers

Ah, Eircode. You’re no craic.

4. Don’t forget this one for Michael D’s gaff

5. At least it seems to be solving mysteries, though…

6. And it has been life-changing for some

7. Although it has also prompted some existential crises

8. It’s also provided wannabe Irish rappers with some decent fodder

9. And of course, brands attempted to hijack the hashtag.

10. But the most important question of the day? What does it all mean for D4 accents?

Truly an historic day for us all.

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