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14 of the most Irish things that have ever happened on Facebook

It’s some spot.

1. That time the fake Burger King Tralee page went rogue

3vQAdPJ Source: Imgur

2. When this message was sent to a total randomer

anwill2 Source: Imgur

3. And Shina Fine got the same treatment

anwill4 Source: Facebook

4. When this Lisburn teenager pranked her mam by leaving out a tarantula skin… and it wound up on Facebook scaring half the town

tarantula Source: Advance Veterinary Care

She let the vet who warned the public know that it was all a prank:

tarantula3 Source: Twitter

5. When act of kindness by a Cork bus driver to an old lady was shared and it was just lovely

helper Source: Facebook Bus Eireann


As an elderly lady was getting off the bus she almost tripped. Once she was off, the driver noticed that her lace was undone and he stalled the bus to tell her.

6. When this girl summed up the nation’s feelings on the declining value of chocolate bars

problemaero Source: Imgur

7. The creation – and continuing popularity – of the Spice Bag Appreciation Society

appreciation Source: Facebook

And the reviews posted are A1.

8. When this Irish guy put up a new profile pic

profileivor Source: Facebook

And his friends made it into a meme:

ivorfb1 Source: Tumblr

9. That time a Waterford pub used Facebook to get back its stolen rug

headline Source: The Reg Waterford Facebook

And it was a success. Ah, Irish Facebook – always there for you.

10. When swearing was banned in Waterford parks and this event was immediately created


11. This Rubberbandits comeback

bandits2 Source: Imgur

12. When the Irish public got behind this important event


13. When Irish Rial advertised a relaxing break, and everyone just took the piss

breakaway Source: Irish Rail Facebook

The responses were like:

I was on a train from Cork to Belfast last week and there wasn’t space to swing an admittedly large cat.
I’m travelling by reliable penny farthing in future.


14. And finally… when somebody wanted to sell phone credit on the Tralee buy sell swap page… but posted the code up there as well


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David Elkin

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