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Panto queen Twink has been BANNED from bringing her pet parrot into local supermarket

The 69-year-old was spotted shopping with the parrot earlier this month

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Panto queen Twink has been banned from bringing her pet parrot into her local supermarket.

Earlier this month, the 69-year-old turned heads in SuperValu in Knocklyon – as she was spotted shopping with her beloved cockatoo, Timberlake, on her shoulder.

At the time, a staff member told the Irish Sun: “In fairness, the parrot is very friendly. It never leaves her shoulder. It’s not often she comes in with the parrot but every now and again we might get a visit.”

“We do have an animal policy, but sometimes staff will leave her to her own devices as she might only be getting a few bits or just going over to the service desk.”

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However, the shop’s manager has since told the newspaper that Timby is no longer welcome in SuperValu Knocklyon.

Owen Doyle said: “Aside from guide dogs, there are no animals allowed in this store and we are definitely not making an exception for Twink.”

“At the end of the day, this is a fresh food and fruit market. It’s not a place we encourage anybody to bring pets into — that includes parrots, as well as cats. There are no animals of any descriptions allowed in aside from guide dogs.”

Reacting to the news, comedian Joe Rooney said: “This is like stopping the Queen of England going into a shop with her corgis.”

Twink and Joe with Timby last year

Joe met Timby last year when he played Twink’s husband in the stage musical Angel of Broadway.

Joe continued: “Twink is a ­national treasure in Ireland, and if she wants to bring her parrot into a shop, she should be allowed.”

“I can’t think of any woman who has done more for this country than Twink. She’s the Queen of Ireland and should be treated like royalty.”

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