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The best memes about the Pope's resignation

Father Ted references ahoy.

YESTERDAY THE POPE resigned. And while now there is speculation over who could replace him, here at we are interested in the tweets, memes and numerous Father Ted references that came out of the news.

Sure, Irish people will make Father Ted jokes at the drop of a (papal) hat but they seemed particularly fitting here:

Fifty Shades of Tay / Facebook / @Teds_Tees

Jim Sheridan/Twitter

The non-Ted memes were plentiful too:

Patrick Shand's Writerly Writings / Tumblr

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And there were plenty of Pope tweets, many using the tag #poperesigns and others just poking fun. Much like the following:

And, as tweeted by Morning Ireland, it wasn't just Twitter that seemed to react to the Pope's resignation but also the elements. Spooky.

And not to be outdone, Michael O'Leary has this gem gracing the newspapers today:

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