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30th May 2022

Irish Twitter reacts to most recent Dublin Airport queues

Fiona Frawley

screenshot of tweet from TG4 which reads "Tú ok hun?" with Dublin Airport tagged below. Stock image of a plane in the sky in the background

Alexa, play Deja Vu by Olivia Rodrigo.

Over the weekend, Irish Twitter was abuzz with memes, hot takes and videos of never-ending queues, as for the second time this year, delays at Dublin Airport made headlines.

More than a thousand people are said to have missed their flights, and Minister of State for International Transport Hildegarde Naughton will meet with the DAA today to discuss the situation – you can read more about the severity of the situation HERE.

However, if you’re just looking for airport sketches from Irish front-facing camera comedians and excellent memes, you’ve come to the right place.

First off, a shout out to Dublin Airport’s own tweet addressing the delays – it’s giving celebrity notes app apology.

Of course, Emer Higgins’s momentous campaign to change the name of Passport Express to reflect the service (rather than, oh I don’t know, let’s say, improving the service) was called upon for Gas Tweet™ purposes.

While politicians considered bringing the army in to deal with security queues, we all know there’s one group of heroes who would have everyone through to Duty Free in a matter of minutes:

https://twitter.com/jurgenkloppTD/status/1530948799220400130?s=20&t=vqmuaA2S9ioH1btE3yEBvQ

Meanwhile, live footage from Dublin Airport HQ was leaked:

Along with Samantha Mumba showing us the only real way to make it onto your flight these days:

https://www.instagram.com/tv/CeJwtcpAnuW/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

Personal milestones were achieved and celebrated while waiting in line:

And these statues summed up the mood of pretty much every person who attempted to make it onto a flight over the weekend:

If you’ve an upcoming trip from Dublin Airport scheduled, advice remains the same: arrive last year.

Header image via Shutterstock and Twitter/TG4

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