by Peter · Published October 30, 2015 · Updated October 31, 2015
Separated at birth? 32 year old photographer from Glasgow, Neil Douglas, meets his doppelganger when seated next to him on a from Stansted to Galway.
Robert Stirling, 35, was travelling to Ireland for a ‘quiet trip’ that turned out to not be so quiet after all since their strange story has been shared across social media.
The weird coincidence did not end there. The doppelgangers discovered they were both booked into same hotel, so the duo decided it best to go for a few pints.
Mr Douglas said: ‘I asked him to move and when the guy looked up, I thought: “Holy s***, he looks like me.” ‘We had a big laugh about it – everyone had a laugh. We took a selfie and that was it. ‘I later checked into my hotel in Galway to find my doppelganger checking into the same hotel ahead of me. Total weirdness.’
Mr Stirling, a 35-year-old civil servant from Redbridge, added: ‘I had actually swapped my seat on the plane so that a couple could sit together.
Tags: Funny Irish storiesIrish doppelgangerRyanair flight