Nine comedy tweets that show the sense of humour of Ireland's traffic police
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Nine comedy tweets that show the sense of humour of Ireland's traffic police

Ireland's Garda Síochána have an official Twitter account for its traffic division - and it gives a glimpse into the Irish police force's sense of humour.

Set up in 2011, for the last six years the account has been tweeting about traffic and other major events - while also gaining a reputation for creating some classic comedy moments.

From amusing conversations with other Twitters users to dicussing their favourite on-screen police stars, we've gathered some of the best tweets from the garda traffic unit.

Some of the best tweets from the garda traffic Twitter account...

When a trip to the chippy ended up with a takeaway car instead of chips

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"We we're going to saying something funny but we'd be slaughtered"

Don't forget your coffee and doughnuts

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When the doughtnut gag went even further...

An in-depth discussion about the pronunciation of vehicle

A more sinister Barney

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Confusing the Rubberbandits

The return of Steven Seagull

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Showing their age