On Tuesday, the NFL announced that the Steelers were awarded rights to expand their brand and activities for the Republic of Ireland & Northern Ireland, as part of the NFL's 'Global Markets Program.'
After the announcement, the @SteelersIreland account was launched on Twitter and Instagram, and there was plenty of reaction regarding the exciting news.
Where our roots run deep 🤝— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) May 23, 2023
We’ve received marketing rights for the island of Ireland through the @NFL’s 'Global Markets Program'!
Here We Go, @SteelersIreland!
Some things just go together 🤝— Steelers Ireland (@SteelersIreland) May 23, 2023
The Pittsburgh Steelers Ireland account is here, and we couldn’t be more excited. Stay tuned for updates, highlights and so much more. #HEREWEGO pic.twitter.com/gtHFuxpysh
#Steelers President Art Rooney II on the team receiving marketing rights for the island of Ireland: pic.twitter.com/AFMEaIj3BZ— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) May 23, 2023
We’re the land of a thousand welcomes, and we don’t know a better any way better to welcome our favourite Steelers.— Steelers Ireland (@SteelersIreland) May 23, 2023
Say dia dhuit to TJ Mac Uait #HereWeGo #SteelersIreland pic.twitter.com/GbzU3pLum7
#HEREWEGO 🇮🇪 https://t.co/93wO1GFKOn— NFL UK (@NFLUK) May 23, 2023
Welcome to the fam, @SteelersIreland! https://t.co/s0GLYGxeCu pic.twitter.com/hjCI4S0h7U— SteelersNationUnite (@SteelersUnite) May 23, 2023
This isn’t your normal towel. This is The Terrible Towel 💛— Steelers Ireland (@SteelersIreland) May 23, 2023
The Terrible Towel was dreamed up by the legendary Steelers radio broadcaster Myron Cope.#HereWeGo #SteelersIreland pic.twitter.com/Pn6RohHwWW
Fáilte.— Teresa Varley (@Teresa_Varley) May 23, 2023
Happy to have you part of the family, @SteelersIreland.#HereWeGo https://t.co/LJ8F05k9OW
¡Bienvenidos a nuestra familia @SteelersIreland! 💚 https://t.co/ouAGoOHQ9c— Steelers en Español (@LosSteelers) May 23, 2023
Welcome, @SteelersIreland ☘️🏈 https://t.co/YKMjKm4eD3— Pro Football Ireland (@NFLIreland) May 23, 2023
Started watching football in 1989— Colum Cronin (@ColumFromCork) May 23, 2023
1st live game 1991 in Limerick: Fordham vs Holy Cross
1st NFL game 1997 in Croke Park: Steelers vs Bears
1st game Stateside 2010: Panthers vs Titans
1st live Broncos game in 2012: vs Seahawks
Looking forward to more NFL games in Ireland ☘️ https://t.co/sNgA5skcuw
Yinz are all welcome ! 💚🖤💛🏈 #HereWeGo #RooneyCountry https://t.co/bO6nQLKBX8— Tom McCormack (@tommymcc321) May 23, 2023
American Football Ireland @a_f_ireland are very excited to engage and assist @steelers with the growth for the sport here.— Aidan Maguire (@AidanMaguireAFI) May 23, 2023
Thank you Mr Rooney
About time!! 😃 💚💚💚— Steelers Éire (@SteelersEire) May 23, 2023