It wasn't us! Irish getting the blame after diving pool turns a deep green

It wasn't us! Irish getting the blame after diving pool turns a deep green

Something very odd happened to the Olympic diving pool in Rio last night.

After being the standard blue for the men’s diving the night before, it turned a deep green by the time the women’s competitions were underway.

Tom Daley, who won a medal for Britain the previous evening, pointed it out online. When he was diving the two pools were the same colour.

Many questioned the safety of the now bright-green water.

Commentators were baffled.

Some people had the nerve to cast blame in our direction.

This guy knew exactly which prankster he held responsible.

And there was some frankly lazy stereotyping.

The fact that commentators on RTÉ didn’t even mention the colour change only added to suspicions.

In fact, some people are still debating our possible involvement this morning.

It just keeps getting greener.

But don’t worry - organisers have said everything is absolutely fine.

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