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Should 'The Ballad of Lidl and Aldi' be the new Irish national anthem?

“The shed is full of plastic sh*t I didn’t really want…”

IS THERE A more common shared national experience than coming out of Lidl or Aldi with an angle grinder, a ski suit and a pack of sausages?

Well now singer/songwriter Mick McConnell has written a gut wrenchingly truthful ballad about the time his wife broke her ankle and he had to do the Big Shop.

Close your eyes and think of Ireland…

Source: madcatmovies

via Reddit Ireland 

All together now:


The performance was recorded in John B Keane’s bar in Listowel, Co. Kerry.

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