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PICS: Here's what the 25ft Grandma Giant has been doing in Limerick

She’s 85. Don’t mess with her.

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SHE MIGHT LOOK harmless, but she’s 25ft tall, so we don’t recommend crossing her.

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She’s the 85-year-old Grandma Giant, and she’s been wandering around Limerick since yesterday.

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She’s roaming the streets until tomorrow as part of the biggest event of Limerick City of Culture 2014, bringing with her a team of ‘lilliputians’ who’ve been guiding her on her way.

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Everywhere the giant granny has gone, people have followed. She arrived at Colbert Station yesterday morning, and since then Grandma Giant has been investigating Limerick.

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Around 200,000 people are expected to view Grandma Giant over the weekend, so if you’re visiting the city, make sure to check the routes and road closures on www.royaldeluxelimerick.ie

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Mike Fitzpatrick said:

The public’s response to the Granny this morning was extraordinary, with tears of joy in many people’s eyes. We’re looking forward to what the rest of the weekend has to bring.

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The giant grandmother has been welcomed with banners, giant cakes, a giant scarf and even giant bloomers, which is rather cute indeed.

That said, some people were not impressed by the whole thing:

But others loved the spectacle:

All pictures above by Munster Images.

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