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10 of the most facepalm moments in Irish history

Oh, Ireland.

1. That time the government accidentally legalised yokes

legal Source: The Journal

2. When Ireland decided to get rid of coppers… and raise the price of a stamp to 72c

1661 Source: Irish Stamps

3. When UTV Ireland arrived and got rid of all the things we actually liked about ITV

downt Source: Giphy

4. When a judge *actually* gave this ruling

irish Source: Irish Times

giphy Source: prettygirllost/Tumblr

5. When Garth Brooks vs. Croke Park became an actual international incident and the Mexican ambassador had to get involved

Only in Ireland.

garth Source: RTÉ

6. This cover of Sindo Life Magazine that didn’t exactly… fit with the mood of the country

B42yQ44CUAAkzM- Source: Eleanor Tiernan/Twitter

7. That infamous Bertie in the Cupboard ad


bertie Source: Irish News of the World/YouTube

8. Two words: voting machines

voti Source: Irish Examiner

State Elections Ohio Marijuana Source: AP/Press Association Images

9. When Pat Kenny told Dawn French he’d give her ten grand not to get out of bed


patke Source: mick daniels/YouTube

10. When Brendan O’Connor embarrassed us all in front of Pussy Riot

“Girls, girls, girls.”

download Source: RTÉ

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Amy O'Connor

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