IRISH TWITTER was up in arms after Maura Higgins demonstrated a complete lack of basic knowledge about Ireland on a brand new quiz show.
She failed to answer a simple question about Irish geography, leading some social media users demanding she be stripped of her Irish passport.
The Love Island star was appearing on a new game show called The Wheel, hosted by Michael McIntyre, where celebrities help out contestants on questions of general knowledge.
Higgins missed out on a £10,000 question for contestant Barrie on Saturday's episode.
She was asked: "Geographically speaking, from which of these Irish counties would it be most accurate to say, 'It's a long way to Tipperary'?"
Presented with the options of Co. Limerick, Co. Dublin, Co. Cork or Co. Donegal, Maura initially seemed confident, but quickly began to struggle.
"Donegal I think, Donegal is up north. I would say Donegal is the furthest I think," she pondered.
"I am between Donegal and Cork I think ... this is pressure!
"But I also think Cork is the furthest ... oh this is so hard!
"I am going to be ashamed of my life, I will never be let back into Ireland."
After her jumbled musing, the contestant unfortunately went with Cork, which borders Tipperary, and lost out on a cool £10,000.
She later took to Twitter to claim that the pressure got to her, but Irish folk watching the show weren't so easily satisfied.
"I swear to God ... Maura Higgins just got the simplest Q on the category of Ireland on #thewheel. Can she please leave her passport back into the nearest P.O. please," wrote one Twitter user.
Had the correct answer the first time but the pressure got to me....the end!! #thewheel
— Maura Higgins (@MauraHiggins) December 13, 2020
— Michael McLoughlin (@technics186) December 12, 2020
"#TheWheel on @BBCOne is one of the most bizarre quiz shows I've ever seen. Maura Higgins, sitting in a chair as an expert on Ireland, the woman thought a soprano was a fish," wrote another.