So, unless you’ve planted your head firmly in the sand over the past few days, you’ll have heard of the tiny Irish phenomenon that is Pint Baby.
Pint Baby featured on Nationwide, back in 1997, which was played once more on RTÉ the other night.
1/2 You won’t see this on TV nowadays. Look at this ‘pint drinking baby’ in 1997 from RTÉ’s Nationwide. pic.twitter.com/wgwnoGQtE0
— cian mccormack (@cian_mccormack) February 17, 2017
This, obviously, sent Irish Twitter into a frenzy.
NATION: *solemn moment of reflection about our inability to have fun without alcohol*
ALSO NATION: Absolute top banter about #pintbaby.
— Glinner’s other assistant (@oceanclub) February 20, 2017
In his first public comments since the news broke, RTE Nationwide’s 1997 Pint baby says “It didn’t do me a bit of harm. Look at me now shur” pic.twitter.com/vDGQYAaSwq
— Colm O’Regan (@colmoregan) February 18, 2017
But something that we never expected to happen, was that Pint Baby would be found, living among us no less.
Pint Baby hasn’t been named just yet (just as well as the poor thing won’t be called anything other than ‘Pint Baby’ for the rest of his life), but he will be featuring on tonight’s RTÉ news, with thanks to Cian McCormack.
— cian mccormack (@cian_mccormack) February 20, 2017
FINALLY, some news we actually want to tune into.