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29th Mar 2017

Irish People Are Not Happy With The Guardian’s Brexit Front Page

James Fenton

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:

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:

Ye can feck off if ye like, lads, but leave our counties alone.

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