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People Reckon Sky Sports Just Messed Up This Map Of Ireland 'On Purpose'

By Megan Cassidy

February 17, 2018 at 3:52pm


Irish viewers are none too pleased with Sky Sports today after a map which shows the division between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland made a glaring omission. 

Yep, they forgot all about Donegal, grouping it in with the rest of the counties of Northern Ireland under the Ulster Banner - commonly used to represent Northern Ireland internationally in sporting competitions.

Ulster Banner

Needless to say, the people of Reddit are not impressed. 

The photo was uploaded by user SkyFrogs with the caption: 

'Poor Donegal, annexed by Northern Ireland according to Sky Sports'. 

One commenter wrote: 'I'm convinced sky sports do this shit on purpose to try and stir up a reaction. A bit like the 'all England final' thing.' 

Another added: 'I’m not outraged at all but how can you actually do this in 2018?' 

Sort it out Sky. 

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