Ryanair mocks up Derry Girls in Manchester United and Man City jerseys to promote new flights
Ryanair has mocked up 'Derry Girls' actors Saoirse-Monica Jackson and Dylan Llewellyn in Manchester United and Manchester City jerseys to promote its new route from Derry to Manchester.
Saoirse-Monica, who plays Erin in the hit Channel 4 comedy is wearing the colours of the 'Red Devils' while Dylan, who plays James, is pictured wearing those of the 'Sky Blues', in a poster used to promote the route online.
Their picture is accompanied by the legend: 'Two cities divided connected by Ryanair. New route - Derry to Manchester.'
In a tweet promoting a €19.99 offer on flights if customers book by October 15 Ryanair use a famous quote from Michelle (Jamie-Lee O'Donnell) in episode four of the sitcom.
"'Clive woke up in Derry surrounded by Russians and Fenians.' Be like Clive - three weekly flights from December, from €19.99. Book by Oct 15th," the airline tweeted.
Crystal Palace-supporting Dylan tweeted in response: "I’m not a man city fan. Please turn that into a @CPFC kit," alongside an 'in tears laughing emoji.'