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16 bizarre sights captured by Google Earth in Ireland

Well, that was unexpected.
Apr 22nd 2014, 9:30 PM 143,608 27

HAPPY EARTH DAY! While it’s all about protecting the environment, we’ve seen most of it through Google Earth.

Google maps street view is known to suck us into a black hole, but sometimes it captures the wrong thing at just the right time.

We mean, explain these:

1. This pleasant Dublin greeting

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2. Naming and shaming in Lancaster Quay, Cork

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3. This man having a stare-off with a nearby wall in Cork

Yeah. That’s what he’s doing.

maps2 Source: Google Maps

4. An unfortunate turn of events on Murphy’s Lane, Dublin

Wonder did they stop to help?

maps3 Source: Google Maps

5. This very happy dog on Windsor Terrace, Dun Laoghaire

maps4 Source: Google Maps

6. Golf stick wars on George’s Street, Dun Laoghaire

maps5 Source: Google Maps

7. These two, highly suspicious, lads on Ballinteer Drive, Dublin

maps6 Source: Google Maps

8. Safety at work on the Howth Road

maps7 Source: Google Maps

9. This traffic-stopping pup on the R125 Dublin

maps8 Source: Google Maps

10. Gangsta children taking over Willowgreen, Co. Clare

maps9 Source: Google Maps

11. Rebellious Googling at Curragh Chase, Kildare

maps10 Source: Google Maps

12. Well this is highly usual behaviour outta Cavan

maps11 Source: Google Maps

13. Donegal serving up the splashes

maps12 Source: Google Maps

14. This Garda having a rest with a view in Clare

maps13 Source: Google Maps

15. These two girls in Cookstown walking their…

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16. This flash mob in Sligo

Just a tad late, sir.

maps16 Source: Google Maps

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