Irish TV Reporter Freaks Out During Storm, Becomes Instant Internet Legend
In Ireland there isn't a lot that can kill you: no mass shootings, hungry crocodiles or poisonous lizards. So forgive TV reporter Teresa Mannion for being freaked out by weather. "For God's sake don't swim in the sea! Incredibly, someone was seen swimming in the sea! Stay indoors and AWAY FROM THE SEA!"
This storm report by Mannion on the RTE Six One News in Galway, Ireland is fast becoming a durable meme, and should of course be placed in the Broadcasting Hall of Fame without delay.
In addition to an online petition to get the next storm named "Teresa", these have also been produced:
— Beat 102 103 (@beat102103) December 6, 2015
Exclusive photo of Teresa Mannion as she prepares her live link from Salthill Prom for the 9pm news. pic.twitter.com/m92P1okaQa
— Esther McCarthy (@Esthermccarthy) December 5, 2015
— Gigabyte (@Gigabyte_Music) December 8, 2015
— Jacob (@OhHeyJacob) December 7, 2015
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