There’s been a mixed bag of reactions to the impending arrival of hurricane Ophelia.
A red weather warning has been extended across the entire country, with public transport services suspended and many businesses and institutions locking up shop.
While some are celebrating a duvet day and stocking up on wine and supplies, others are losing the run of themselves with the panic online.
Whoever is tweeting for DCU this evening seems to have fallen victim to the hysteria, and suffered a small slip up that Twitter is getting absolute mileage from.
When Taoiseach Leo Varadkar tweeted a public announcement confirming the nationwide red weather warning, DCU’s response seemed a little haphazard…
If you ever say something stupid in public just remember DCU once asked was it a college pic.twitter.com/DXDSaY9ova
— Kieran Gormley (@KieranGormley_) October 15, 2017
Although the reply was quickly deleted, the internet latched on, and people are running with it.
DCU may have deleted the tweet but we will never forget that they asked the Taoiseach if we are a college. pic.twitter.com/nJIvjsgsju
— ?????? (@Old_Man_Aaron) October 15, 2017
If ever you feel clueless in any given situation in life just remember that DCU tweeted the Taoiseach asking if they were a college pic.twitter.com/HrBdJvUhF7
— Jack Leahy (@Jack_Leahy) October 15, 2017
First year DCU student? There may still be time to send a change of mind form to the CAO… pic.twitter.com/APJ4anrO3z
— Killian Byrne (@killianbyrne) October 15, 2017
Some of us are waiting for to hear if we have to go to work tomorrow.
But DCU are having an existential crisis. pic.twitter.com/okTZbWsb4w
— Lucy O’Shea (@lucyoshea) October 15, 2017
Honestly can’t stop laughing. You tell ’em DCU x pic.twitter.com/aokUFp6Sx6
— Bobby ???? (@VinesAndEating) October 15, 2017
— Shaun Whoriskey (@MildAtlantic) October 15, 2017
— jess???????? R E P E A L E D ? (@DeathIsntBlonde) October 15, 2017