Signed, sealed, delivered.
British Prime Minister Theresa May last night signed a letter which triggered Britain's exit from the EU.
The story is unsurprisingly dominating the news today and prominent UK newspaper The Guardian has come up with a rather impressive-looking front page to mark to occasion:
— Guardian news (@guardiannews) March 29, 2017
All normal so far. Except for one thing. Along with the six counties of Northern Ireland, the publication has also nabbed a large chunk of the Republic including Donegal, Leitrim, Cavan and, somehow, even Wicklow.
Needless to say, Irish Twitter users haven't been shy about pointing out the mistake:
you need to work on your map, we won't let you take Donegal and Cavan!
— Siobhán (@WellNowUniverse) March 29, 2017
— Donnchadh Galvin (@DonnchadhGalvin) March 29, 2017
what did Donegal do to the @guardian to deserve that fate?
— James T. Doyle (@JTDoyleFingal) March 29, 2017
— ❄️Paul Anthony Ward ???????? (@PaulAnthonyWard) March 29, 2017
Oh dear. The Guardian seems to have Brexited Donegal, Leitrum and Cavan pic.twitter.com/XsSRJILrTc
— Matt Wells (@MatthewWells) March 29, 2017
— Dr Laura-Anne M Furlong (@LAMFurlong) March 29, 2017
'Britain takes a step into the Unknown' The Guardian newspaper takes Donegal, Cavan, Monaghan, Wicklow & Wexford out of EU. More Fake news pic.twitter.com/GYjDUwaGps
— Senator Mark Daly (@SenatorMarkDaly) March 29, 2017
Not just Donegal! Parts of Sligo, Monaghan, Wicklow, Wexford and northern France!
— Mark T (@MarkTIRL) March 29, 2017
Ye can feck off if ye like, lads, but leave our counties alone.