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Sky News just claimed Saoirse Ronan "as one of our own"

“If we look at the leading actress category, I think we can take Saoirse Ronan as one of our own”

GREAT NEWS TODAY. Actress Saoirse Ronan received a BAFTA nomination for Brooklyn and we’re only delighted for her. One of us, one of us!

Palm Springs International Film Fest Gala 2016 - California Source: AP/Press Association Images

As a result, people are not happy with a Sky News presenter who claimed the actress as one of their own.

Check it out.

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The presenter is clearly heard saying:

If we look at the leading actress category, I think we can take Saoirse Ronan as one of our own.

Eh, no you can’t!

People aren’t happy

PLEASE, Sky News. For one last time…

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However, anchor Richard Suchet had this to say on Twitter

Tweet by @Richard Suchet Source: Richard Suchet/Twitter

OK, but British Isles = Not ‘British’ and not even an official term.

You can’t have her, so stop asking.

Written by Nicola Byrne and posted on DailyEdge.ie

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