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PIC: Someone SERIOUSLY Needs To Update The Map Of Ireland On The Amazon Tablet

By Megan Cassidy

December 27, 2017 at 5:48pm

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The day after Stephen's Day - AKA the day you actually get to sit down and have a good root through your pressies. 

The visits are over, there's plenty of leftovers in the fridge, and you haven't a BAR of heading out. 

Well one lad who was getting acquainted with his brand new Amazon tablet spotted something quite jarring when he clicked into Maps. 

He shared a photo of what popped up when he clicked on Co Kilkenny, and the description is, well, quite dated.

We're talking 1937 dated. 

Yep - Kilkenny is described as being part of the 'Irish Free State.' 

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Of course, Ireland hasn't been referred to as the Irish Free State since 1937 when De Valera drafted a new constitution and the state was named Ireland. 

Commenters have been speculating as to how this massive oversight happened. 

One Redditor wrote: 'Amazon just have a thing against Ireland' while another added 'Maybe amazon know something we don’t?' 

Someone at Amazon really needs a history refresher. 

READ MORE: Irish People Are Sharing What Their Families Fought About Over Christmas And It's SO Gas


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