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This is not a drill! 

Today, April 10, marks international Free Cone Day, and Ben & Jerry's are giving all its customers a free scoop of their favourite ice-cream. 

Now in it's 39th year, the annual Free Cone Day was set up as a way for the iconic ice-cream company to celebrate and thanks thier fans for another great year in business. 

Today, Ben & Jerry’s hands out more than one million free scoops of Fairtrade ice cream across the world each April, with all the classic flavours such as Cookie Dough and Chocolate Fudge Brownie on offer. 

“We believe in having fun, and in thanking our fans with free ice cream as each year goes by”, said the company’s CEO Jostein Solheim. 

“To us it’s a chance to have a bit of a party, to build connections with our fans, and show them how much we appreciate them,” he added.

Oh and, this is the first year that non-dairy folk can get in on the action too, with scoops of the brands new vegan-friendly ice-cream also on offer. 

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There is nothing better than free food, but a free ice cream is the stuff of dreams.

Ben & Jerry's is treating us today with Free Cone Day, the most mythical of all confectionery holidays.

"Every time you enjoy a scoop of Ben & Jerry's, you're showing us how much you care," reads the ice cream site.

"We love you too, and Free Cone Day is our favourite way to show it!"

"This year's extravaganza will be taking place on Tuesday, April 4, so be sure to mark your calendars and grab your friends!"


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There are a number of locations participating in the event, and you can search for participating stores near your location here

If you're in Dublin, the IMC Cinema Tallaght, Movies at Dundrum in Dundrum Town Centre and Movies at Sword at the Pavillion Shopping Centre are all taking part. 

Feature image: Ben & Jerry's/Twitter