Meet Louise O'Connor – The Unappreciated Irish Comedy Genius Who You Need To Follow On Twitter
One of the reasons why we love Twitter is because, besides the stand-ups and comedy writers trying to prove their wit on a daily basis, it's also full of genuinely hilarious 'normal' people who don't even need to try.
Louise O'Connor is one such person – on an almost-daily basis, she'll come out with something that will make you guffaw and possibly spit tea all over your screen.
This selection is just from the last few weeks, and sums up exactly why she's worth a follow.
Some take a few seconds to sink in...
Carmen is my favourite opera that's about mechanics— Louise O'Connor (@oconnola) March 16, 2016
... but when the penny drops...
Just realised that Martin Sheen and Charlie Sheen must originally have been Polish— Louise O'Connor (@oconnola) April 8, 2016
... it's pure gold
Happy Best Before Date!! Hope u get really spoiled xxx— Louise O'Connor (@oconnola) April 7, 2016
The Yanks know county Leitrim as 3.78Gallontrim— Louise O'Connor (@oconnola) March 20, 2016
Healy-Rae would be a great surname for a radiotherapist.— Louise O'Connor (@oconnola) March 21, 2016
Some, on the other hand, are just instant genius
Dunnes have nailed the "thought it was boyfriend at the door but it was a surprise visit from parents" mannequin pic.twitter.com/uBfFxI2jjw— Louise O'Connor (@oconnola) March 18, 2016
This is all of us
I'm gonna put "pretending to have an opinion about what wine we're about to drink" under Acting Skills on my resumé.— Louise O'Connor (@oconnola) April 6, 2016
As is this
St Patrick's Day is my cheeky "cheat day" during Lent, so I had a lovely afternoon of crisps, chocolate, consensual scat porn and heroin :-)— Louise O'Connor (@oconnola) March 17, 2016
While this is just a downright excellent idea
Instead of a plus one, I'd have called it a BYOBFF— Louise O'Connor (@oconnola) March 31, 2016
We want Ireland to be known to outsiders as more than just our stereotypes. Then we set up a pop-up potato college pic.twitter.com/07xrg95EI7— Louise O'Connor (@oconnola) March 17, 2016
And finally, she's not averse to a bit of investigative journalism
I have my suspicions that the lamb is a rabbit wrapped up backwards pic.twitter.com/BX4nN71h9E— Louise O'Connor (@oconnola) March 16, 2016