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20th Dec 2016

Check Out This Paddy Power Billboard Causing Outrage Outside The GPO This Morning


Commuters on O’Connell Street got a bit of a surprise this morning when walking by the GPO. This billboard attached to a lorry was parked right outside the General Post Office, where 99 years ago historic incidents occurred during the 1916 Rising.

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Using a phrase recognised as a slogan of the irish Republican movement which translates to ‘Our day will come’, the billboard is creating quite a stir amongst the ‘Yes’ side of the Marriage Equality Referendum.

What are your thoughts – a harmless bit of fun, or an offensive marketing campaign? Let us know in the comments below!