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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…

via Reddit Ireland 

All together now:


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

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