14 Tweets That Sum Up How Pissed Off Everyone Is About The Removal Of This Repeal Mural
Earlier on today, Maser's Repeal mural on the Project Arts Centre was removed following a series of objections on planning grounds (ahem).
And the response, somewhat unsurprisingly, has been a mixture of digust, anger and defiance – and nowhere was this more apparent than on Twitter.
Some focused on the sheer hypocrisy of it all...
... and the irony...
The writing's on the wall and they're afraid of it. #repealthe8th— Una Mullally (@UnaMullally) July 25, 2016
To be fair to the Anti Choice lot the #repealthe8th mural was unplanned, had no hope of survival so they got rid of it...— Damien O'Connor (@ratskins) July 25, 2016
... and, most of all, the sheer futility of such an exercise
I guess anti-choice activists are right in the sense once this mural is gone we'll probably just drop the whole thing and leave it as is— Fiona Hyde (@andgoseek) July 25, 2016
Particularly as many made the point that this will only accelerate the movement further
Some were straight-up pissed off – at the act itself...
... at the city ...
would they prefer a mural of a girl taking a xanax while she's waiting in the departure gates at dublin airport— kelly (@earley) July 25, 2016
... and the principles behind it
And finally, this tweet that will just shake you to your core
A sad day.
But we haven't heard the end of it.