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10 of the most inspired responses to the Garth Brooks shenanigans

Because laughter is the best medicine. *bursts into tears*

THE FULL-BLOWN crisis over the cancelled Garth Brooks concerts shows no signs of abating.

Some people are embarrassed, some people are outraged, some people just scoff – but some people are responding to it with humour.

Thank you for that, guys. We certainly need it during this trying time.

This sign outside a coffee shop in Dublin



This notice spotted in Trinity College


Source: Simon Eales

This ad for the Glasnevin Cemetery Museum

Source: Glasnevin Museum/Twitter

This offer from Coppers

Source: Copper Face Jacks/Twitter

And all the other places that offered deals to Garth fans

Source: GL/Twitter

Source: Reardens bar/Twitter

These places offering alternatives for disappointed ticket holders

Puck Fair

A goat being paraded around at the Puck Fair, 2009

Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

The organisers of the Puck Fair in Co Kerry have reportedly put it forward as an alternative venue, and the Mary from Dungloe Festival is also promising a free Garth Brooks tribute act on Sunday 27 July. Just so ye know.

RTÉ playing The Dance over a World Cup closing montage

Source: james mcfadden/YouTube

JUST RUDE (and hilarious).

UFC sticking the boot in on this Facebook post


Source: Facebook/UFCUK

The required Downfall parody video

Source: john antony gallagher/YouTube

And the many, many appeals for Bono to step in and sort things out

Source: Joe Corr/Twitter

Source: patrick woods/Twitter

At least we can laugh, right? You just have to laugh.

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