De NECK of 2020: 8 Aoife McGregor memes to say goodbye to last year

The staple Irish culture meme (that keeps on giving) asks - who does 2020 think they are?

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If you’re Irish and you don’t know about the Aoife McGregor phone call, the neck of you, where have you been? Featuring a conversation between Aoife and a dog groomer who she was not impressed with at all, the recording went viral, forever becoming an Irish pop-culture staple in the process.

We may have just waved goodbye to 2020, but to get rid of any lingering bad vibes, what better way to celebrate the first week of 2021 than with a little roundup of memes featuring the legendary message itself.

Starting the new year with a bang, the (safe to say) comic genius, Michael Fry, just served up this gem. It’s actually not a bad old tune.

Now while we just featured Michael, this is all kinds of epic. Taking the popular phone call and performing it in the voice of Aidan Gillen, Michael’s also shown us it’s not just us who’s still obsessed after all this time.

Even The Simpsons are getting in on the act. I’m sure Bart wasn’t expecting that.

Apparently, Italians made the most of lockdown.

Maybe Adele could release a whole album based around the voicemail? If this is anything to go by, it’s bound to be a hit.

Even the iconic Irish drag queen, Davina Devine, was swept up in the sheer genius of it all.

Sometimes the simplest ones are the most effective. We apologise in advance for this one!

We know, we know, we did The Simpsons already, but this is too hilarious not to include.

Here’s to getting through 2021 even better than we did 2020, and thanks to a legendary voicemail from Aoife McGregor, a dog groomer and, well, a neck, we can start the year with smiles on our faces. Happy 2021, everyone. Oh, and by the way, who the f**k do you think you are leaving me messages like that?!

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