Is there such a thing as too much when it comes to Pope Francis merchandise? 

Ahead of Pope Francis' visit to Ireland August 25 and 26 every type of commemorative merchandise imaginable is being released, some items more unusual than others. 

In addition to the predictable Pope Francis bobbleheads, t-shirts, flags, and figurines, there are also Pope Francis lollipops - or lollipopes - and, just released, commemorative Pope Francis collapsible cardboard chairs.

For €18.95 ($21.50), you can purchase a Pope Francis chair, dreamed up by Dublin man John McGarry and produced by Smurfit Kappa Design in Tallaght, Dublin. 

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Credit: Smurfit Kappa

Credit: Smurfit Kappa

The chair, which is sold flat and takes mere seconds to assemble (even looking like a pope hat once it is) is made from corrugated cardboard and can hold a weight of up to 220 lbs (100kg).

McGarry said: “I heard that people could be on their feet for up to eight hours when they go to see the Pope. This chair is very lightweight and has a handle so it’s completely portable.

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“Alongside being a great souvenir of this historic day, it’s completely biodegradable.”

The lollipopes come from Irish discount store Dealz, which issued a statement about their holy candies and other pontiff-themed merch. 

Credit: Dealz

Credit: Dealz

"Pope supporters rejoice, Dealz is the number one stop for your Pope-themed paraphernalia ahead of Pope Francis’ first visit to Ireland this August," it read.

"Celebrate the Pope’s visit by proudly displaying Vatican flag bunting at home or even by satisfying those sweet cravings with a tasty Pope lollipop (The Lollipope!), for just €1.50 [$1.70]. It’s sure to be a visit to remember so Pope on down to your local Dealz now!"

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And now for a very important poll. Which is weirder: licking the pope's image or sitting on the pope's image? 

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