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14 sounds that will make you miss Ireland

The soundtrack of the streets.

WE’RE A LOVELY looking country, but we also sound great too.

Need proof?

1. The Angelus

Love it or hate it, six o’clock just isn’t the same without it.

Source: Tomàs Èire/YouTube

2. Morning Ireland’s opening sting

Da da da da dun dun dun dun DUN.


Source: Morning Ireland/SoundCloud

3. The Luas bell

Move, get out the way.

Source: DeutschBahn in HD/YouTube

4. Bus Eireann’s damn luggage door

Just home, off the bus, can’t wait to– WE’RE STANDING CLEAR.

Source: Brendan Keegan/YouTube

5. A busy Irish pub

Missing the craic down the local? Listen to the buzz in O’Donoghues for a whole 30 minutes.

Source: eitiltdireach/YouTube

6. Seagulls by the coast

Whether you’re taking a walk in Howth, Inishbofin, Bray, or otherwise, you’ll always hear the familiar sound of those raucous seagulls.


Source: GpMolt/SoundCloud

7. The call of the fruit seller

Get yisser oranges.

Source: Linda Nawrocki/YouTube

8. That space-invaders pedestrian crossing

Like none other. Beep beep beep beeeep beeeeeep bebbebepebepebepe.

Source: brittttney/YouTube

9. Sheep

Sure they’re elsewhere, but you associate them with home.

Source: Bitesize Irish Gaelic/YouTube

10. A fresh rural morning

Source: PhluterGoode/YouTube

11. The national anthem at Croke Park

Source: Bens Channel/YouTube

12. The weather

Go to Australia or somewhere sunny? Chances are, you miss the calming sound of rain.

Source: scrapper9000/YouTube

13. Viking Splash scream

Dubliners, it never gets old, does it?

Source: Tuttoirlanda/YouTube

14. The Irish aural beep

A staple in the hearts and minds of every victim of the Irish school system. CUID, AHH. Bart Simpson is animn dom.

Source: Alan Hurley/YouTube

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