Proposed new Offaly jersey causes a social media storm

THE proposed design of the new Offaly GAA jersey has caused a storm on various social media sites with opinions firmly divided on the new kit.

THE proposed design of the new Offaly GAA jersey has caused a storm on various social media sites with opinions firmly divided on the new kit.

It was unveiled at the Offaly County Board Meeting on Tuesday evening to mixed reactions and subsequent pictures posted on Twitter and Facebook drew an incredible level of response.

Many people were complimentary on the new design, others slated it with a small few still undecided.

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Below is a selection of the reaction from Twitter.

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Emma Carey @HolyCarey

@thescore_ie Offaly jersey is a no no, especially the colar! @Offaly_GAA @officialgaa

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Brian Norris @Brian_Norris_

Im liking the new Offaly jersey to be honest. Nice change to the old ones and a totally new design from O’Neills #wearable #casuallyofcourse

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Suzanne Casey @suzychamp

@GAAscores @gaascores @Offaly_GAA can only imagine the supporters’ beer bellies in the new Offaly jersey :)

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charlotte feery ‏@CharlotteFeery

Not sure what to think of the new Offaly jersey #confused

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Greg Dalton @GPDalton

“@thescore_ie: What do you think of the proposed new Offaly jersey? http://tsc.re/XfouC8 #fashionpolice” it’s not April 1st yet!

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David Hughes @David_Hughes4

Have to say the new proposed Offaly jersey isn’t woeful bad I suppose

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Katie. @katie_keyes

Dont like the new Offaly jersey at all.. It’s Offal #AwfulPun

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katie ‏@ktsarahb

@Offaly_GAA New Jersey is awful #sticktotheoldone

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Gemma Cowen ‏@GemmaCowen

Not sure what to make of that new Offaly jersey :-/

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Niall Lynch @Niallator4

Not really liking this new Offaly jersey :/ looks weeeird! #GrandTheWayitis

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Colleen Fitzgerald @ColleennF

Don’t like the new Offaly jersey at all! #Eww

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Mick Norway ‏@MickNorway

@ONeills1918 Just saw the new Offaly jersey designed by you,it’s class, a work of art.Anyone who says otherwise knows nothing about fashion

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Stephen McLoughney @StephenMcL23

I think that new Offaly jersey looks the business, getting rid of the collar was a great idea #Offaly #GAA

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Peadar Ó Braonáin @peterfbrennan

@AodhanOCnaimhsi Jaysus, the new Offaly jersey is awful... pic.twitter.com/3Hrebzyr

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Joe O’Brien Joe O’Brien ‏@pnamblath

@Woolberto @Dingero The 1982 All Ireland jersey Offaly wore v Kerry was a classy garment, Maybe they should revisit it

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However prize for best puns goes to.....

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Alan O’Mara @AOMTHECAT

@Pandaallen15 that jersey is Offaly bad lad, or do you think it is Birr-illiant. Could you Clara-fy? #puns

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