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This rugby joke is absolutely taking over Irish social media

It was even on Morning Ireland today.

Britain Rugby WCup France Ireland Source: AP/Press Association Images

YOU’VE PROBABLY NOTICED that Ireland is going through a spell of rugby mania at the moment.

Maybe it’s because of a little something called the Rugby World Cup being on? It’s impossible to tell.

Over the past day or so, one joke has been doing the rounds on social media and is threatening to totally take over Irish Facebook and Twitter.

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Judging by iRadio’s figures, we’d say it’s the most popular joke on Facebook right now.

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And it’s being shared all over Twitter, too.

Source: The Long Hall Pub/Twitter

Source: Maria Farrell/Twitter

Seriously, it’s everywhere.

it's everywhere

Your aunty has probably sent it to your family Whatsapp group.

Source: Adrian Shuter/Twitter

It was even recited on Morning Ireland today. (Although we don’t know if Des Cahill quite did it justice.)

Source: Ken Curtin/Twitter

Our advice? Don’t tell this joke in the pub tonight — your mates have probably heard it.

Written by Amy O'Connor for


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