Teresa Mannion beloved online for dramatic live report on storm

An Irish reporter's battered plea for viewers to stay inside during a storm struck a chord with many online, who have given her the full remix treatment.

Her report has at least two remixes and has been photoshopped into several cinematic scenes

An Irish reporter's battered plea for viewers to stay inside during a major storm struck a chord with many online, who have given her the full remix treatment and have placed her to many (fictional) crises. 

While being pelted with rain, Teresa Mannion reported live for Raidió Teilifís Éireann during Storm Desmond in coastal Galway, Ireland. She explained safety precautions amidst the howling winds and heavy rain on the national evening newscast.

She started the live report with a measured tone, but, donning a hat and raincoat, she yelled into the microphone as the anchor asked her more questions about the scene.

"Don't make unnecessary journeys," she shouted dramatically into a camera that was swaying from the wind. "Don't take risks on treacherous roads."

In the same voice, she added that people had been spotted swimming in the sea.

"Galway city council say their actions are idiotic," Mannion said. "It is unacceptable and unforgivable to put the lives in the rescue services at danger as well."

The anchor then said "thank you" and the newscast cut to a much calmer scene at Dublin airport. 

People were quickly astonished with the Dec. 5 report, both with the severity of the storm and the drama Mannion conveyed. 

They commended Mannion for her work in the face of the storm.

Twitter users began to post Mannion photoshopped into scenes of imminent danger. Like a T-Rex attack in Jurassic Park...

The Stay-Puft Marshmallow Man lumbering through New York City.

Or witnessing the force awaken in a galaxy far, far away.

She's been turned into at least two remixed songs, one from a YouTube account that turns traditional Irish songs into fast-paced dance mixes.

She's inspired re-enactments.

Meanwhile phrases like "Don't take unnecessary journeys," and "Don't take risks on treacherous roads," have begun to show up elsewhere.

After Storm Desmond hit this weekend in both the northern United Kingdom and Ireland. More than 1,000 households remain without power in the U.K. with more rain on the way.

Ireland faces up to 100 km/h winds Wednesday, according to Irish Mirror. Yesterday, a 70-year-old singer was found dead in his car, after he was swept away by the storm. 


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