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Gardaí found a lost little pig in Wicklow yesterday and reunited him with his owners

That Vodafone ad in real life? Not far off it now.

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WE’D SAY THE gardaí see some interesting things on a daily basis, but this was unusual even for them.

Officers from Greystones found a tiny lost pig while on patrol in Kilcoole yesterday afternoon. They reported that they took it into custody on suspicion of being “on its way to market”:

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Eager to get the pig back to its owner, they put out a call on Twitter for information, and were quickly reminded of the situation’s similarity to a certain ad.

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By 7pm, the pig had been reunited with its family – and it emerged that its name was not in fact Sue, but Ziggy the Piggy.

“We all love a happy ending,” tweeted the gardaí. As do we.

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Written by Valerie Loftus and posted on

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