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Jamie Dornan shot down some myths about the Irish accent on Conan O’Brien

Top a the morning to ya laddie.

JAMIE DORNAN APPEARED on Conan O’Brien to promote the new Fifty Shades of Grey movie.

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He impressed us all with this move

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But it was his underlining of crap Irish accent stereotypes that really won us over.

Conan brought up his accent, and how it might be a bit hard to follow

You’re from Belfast, do you find the accent can be hard to understand?
It can be, yeah. In the States, it is. I think I’m quite good at softening it when it needs to be. Then there’s some times I really want something like an In n Out burger or something, I’ll do an American accent just because there’s some things I don’t want them to get wrong.

Basically, for all food, he uses an American accent.

Conan then treated us to a HORRIFIC Irish accent, but quickly apologised.

That was offensive, any time I’ve been to Ireland no Irish person talks anything like that.

Jamie piped in to clear up a couple of things that absolutely don’t happen in Ireland too:

“And also in Ireland, we don’t say things like top of the morning to ya. That’s not a thing. Maybe in some tiny villages in the West of Ireland”.

Fair play Jamie, doing God’s work ye’are

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