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How the giant Dublin Minion captured the world’s attention

Bananas.

Source: Erin Van Londen via TheJournal.ie

YESTERDAY ALL OF our fears were realised when the Minions finally took Dublin.

At around 3pm the giant inflatable yellow monster broke from from its restraints in a Santry fairground and blew onto the Old Swords Road.

Within hours it had made news headlines worldwide, after being first reported by TheJournal.ie….

In Sydney

Source: Sydney Morning Herald

In India

Source: India.com

In Hollywood

Source: Hollywood Reporter

In Pennsylvania

Source: Penn Live

In the UK

Source: The Guardian

Time Magazine spotted a potential pun

Source: Time

People Magazine used the world ‘snarl’

Source: People

Mashable said what we were all thinking

min Source: mashable

Various images were uploaded several times to the Imgur sharing website

imgurmin Source: imgur

With captions like…

giant Source: imgur

mean Source: imgur

And Twitter was all over it, of course

Stay safe out there.

- Written by Emer McLysaght and originally published on DailyEdge.ie

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