Twitter loved Joan Burton's boating mishap…
Joan Burton ended up in the water in fairly dramatic fashion today, while viewing the flood damage to people's homes and businesses in Kilkenny.
She's fine, as is party colleague Ann Phelan, who similarly ended up in the drink.
Twitter is made for such events, of course, and didn’t hold back:
Joan of Arc! #joanburton— Tom (@TomOBraonain) December 31, 2015
We got this snap of Joan B just before she fell out. pic.twitter.com/IYPol2r54E— Richie Oakley (@roakleyIRL) December 31, 2015
Tanaiste Joan Burton Trapped In Boat For Two Hours By Water pic.twitter.com/I8hdIIhxns— WWN (@WhispersNewsLTD) December 31, 2015
Meanwhile, this is the kind of scene facing Kilkenny this evening: