Derry Girls actress Nicola Coughlan uses Love Island to explain Brexit - and it's brilliant
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Derry Girls actress Nicola Coughlan uses Love Island to explain Brexit - and it's brilliant

IF CLARE isn’t your favourite character in Derry Girls, you’re watching it wrong.

If you don’t follow Clare’s actress Nicola Coughlan on Twitter, you’re doing life wrong.

Often the 32-year-old’s Twitter feed is similar to everyone else—weird gifs, Big Moods, Brexit and Love Island.

Now the creative Galway native has combined two of the biggest talking points of the past year and is calling it  “the greatest analogy of my life”.

Nicola was one of thousands of Irish voices throwing shade at that ridiculous Telegraph article which called Taoiseach Leo Varadkar an "uncertain fool" and referred to Ireland as "little Ireland" in the most condescending way possible.

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On 31 July she quote-retweeted Comedian Dara Ó Briain's screenshot of the article and was on the same wavelength as most Irish people-- disgusted and exasperated.

But the next day she was back, having been struck with inspiration and perhaps having re-watched a few favorite Love Island clips-- one of the winners was an Irish lad after all.

Anyone who watched this season of Love Island will remember the scene Nicola is referring to-- this particular drama eventually led to new fan favourite catchphrases such as *ahem* CHALDISH.

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And she goes even further-- the next tweet truly got people talking.

From now on, all Brexit commentary can only come from Nicola Coughlan, exclusively in the medium of Love Island analogies.