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Spot the Typo: Government website edition

Say hello to the government’s new press website, ‘merionstreet.ie’.

Here’s something we spotted on the government’s official website this morning.

You may recall a few weeks ago the government launched its new ‘social media friendly’ Merrion Street press website, which pumps out Government press releases fed into Facebook and Twitter and with Flickr galleries.

Well, it transpires that social media is all well and good, but sadly the government’s literacy isn’t.

Here’s a cropped screenshot from www.gov.ie this morning:


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Gavan Reilly

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