Irish Twitter reacts to most recent Dublin Airport queues

By Fiona Frawley

May 30, 2022 at 1:05pm


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:

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:

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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