YESTERDAY MARKED IRELAND’S biggest ever makey-uppy holiday, with thousands taking to their local boozer (or just, you know, street) to remember Arthur Guinness.
So there are two points of view.
Either (a) it’s a genuine national celebration – and in these times, Lord knows we need every one we can get.
Or (b) in possibly the best marketing stroke ever pulled by the men in grey suits at Diageo, a nation voluntarily painted itself black and white for the privilege of paying to get drunk.
Either way, these Twitter photos tell the story: