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There were absolute scenes in off licences around Ireland tonight

Time’s up.

HOLY THURSDAY MIGHT be famous elsewhere for many things, but in Ireland it’s best known for the last minute rush to the off licence.

Thanks to our Good Friday licensing laws, of course, the 10pm deadline on Thursday night is our last chance to prepare for tomorrow’s parties.

And there were long last minute queues around Ireland tonight

This lad compared it to “stocking up before an apocalypse”

The queues were out the door

queue Source: Rónán Duffy

It was a stressful experience

That’s bewildering to some

People out there basically witnessed this coming towards them

There was a silver lining for some people out there

“Crazy scenes” sum it up best

Careful now.

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