What a faux pas.
Pope Francis arrived in the Emerald Isle earlier this morning, meeting President Michael D Higgins and Leo Varadkar as part of his itinerary of the day.
The Catholic leader landed in Dublin Airport to adoring crowds wishing to meet him, however, according to the team at Sky News, Pope Francis landed in England.
Screenshots of news broadcasts from the news channels showed that 'Pope In England' to the chagrin of many Irish viewers who told them 'sort your act out' among other things.
— Deric Ó hArtagáinTV (@deric_hartigan) August 25, 2018
— Amanda Ferguson (@AmandaFBelfast) August 25, 2018
— Carole (Ducky) (@IrPsych) August 25, 2018
Sky News a little geographically challenged by the Pope's visit pic.twitter.com/UKN9rTfrAq
— John Collins (@jaycee001) August 25, 2018
— Mark Russell (@markrusselluk) August 25, 2018
Hours later, the byline was amended to read 'Pope In Ireland'. Finally...
Many thanks to Sky News this morning for covering the story of the Tuam Babies and Bridget Dolan's story in 'My Name Is Bridget'. It is important not to forget the mass graves of forgotten children all over Ireland as well as the shameful clerical abuse scandals. #PopeInIreland pic.twitter.com/2nbIAWtPFq
— MyNameIsBridget (@mynamesisbridge) August 25, 2018