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18 ways Twitter kept spirits up during storm Rachel

We were on a break.

STORM RACHEL IS still raging, and Ireland is on red alert.

Some counties were faring worse than others, but that didn’t stop the jokes from people trying to lighten the mood.

1. We could gage the seriousness of the situation when Dublin bus broke out the Father Ted references

2. It was a time of glory for Rachels all over Ireland

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4. The Friends references came strong and fast

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7. But mostly, we can all agree that she just needs to NOT

8. The country prepared for fallen wheelie bins

9. Coppers was on high alert, a safe haven of sorts

10. It was a Dunnes umbrella massacre out there

Tributes were paid.

11. Goodbye, garden ornaments–and necessary utilities

12. Ba DUM TISH

13. But joking aside, it’s tough out there

14. People are scared

15. But some were making the best of a bad situation

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17. ESB were on hand to make sure people had their priorities straight

18. And there was always someone less fortune

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