The best jokes as Republic of Ireland qualify for Euro 2016

Jon Walters double against Bosnia-Herzegovina books place in France next summer.

Jon Walters scored the goals that saw Republic of Ireland qualify for Euro 2016
HERO: Walters (Image: Michael Kranewitter)

Enjoy this round-up of the best jokes to be found on Twitter as Republic of Ireland qualified for Euro 2016 with a 2-0 win over Bosnia-Herzegovina.

A brace for Stoke City’s Jon Walters ensured that Martin O’Neill’s side will join England, Wales and Northern Ireland in competing in France next summer, even eliciting expressions of discernible joy on the face of the notoriously stony-faced Roy Keane.

Needless to say, social media was alive with the craic…

#ThatMomentWhen you book your place at #Euro16. A great night for the Irish: https://t.co/nyXXB09HNE pic.twitter.com/oogICATy4r

— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) November 17, 2015

BANTER: The UK and Ireland WhatsApp group… pic.twitter.com/DlHGrGAU9N

— Football Community (@Footy_Community) November 16, 2015

Jon Walters could score the winning goal in a world cup final and I'd still think of him as Ol' Mr Two Own Goals Missed Penalty Guy

— amanda (@amma_damma) November 16, 2015

When your country is 15 minutes away from #EURO2016! https://t.co/EfvNM11TIG

— BreatheSport (@BreatheSport) November 16, 2015

The moment when Ireland benefit from a dodgy handball decision in a play-off game… pic.twitter.com/ERevlwvscY

— TheSPORTbible (@TSBible) November 16, 2015

Generic Ireland handball joke

— Barney Ronay (@barneyronay) November 16, 2015

Roy Keane was never one for the spotlight. https://t.co/4b9ssuSVef

— Dave O’Connell (@DaveOCKOP) November 16, 2015

Classic Keano. "Yeah we've qualified, but I'm not putting on some silly t-shirt." https://t.co/PtwFnlm1fC

— Ian Walsh (@walsh_i) November 16, 2015