EURO 2016

How Twitter reacted to Ireland's Euro 2016 exit

EURO 2016By Sunday World
Ireland fans saluted their heroes at the final whistle
Ireland fans saluted their heroes at the final whistle

Twitter was alive with comments throughout Ireland's Euro 2016 last-16 game against France in Lyon and the post-game reaction was swift in coming.

Here is your Sunday World guide to the best of the tweets on what turned out to be a deflating afternoon for Irish soccer lovers, starting with messages from Ireland striker Shane Long and two from Conor McGregor: