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IS IT THE red hair? The ringlets? The giant green floppy hats and happy-go-lucky attitudes, combined with fiery tempers?
Well, it could even be a combination of all three. But there’s definitely something that sets Irish people apart. Earlier this week we posted Clisare’s video ‘How You Know You’re Irish’, and it generated quite the discussion.
So without further ado, here are the best responses. It’s How You Know You’re Irish: Crowdsourced Edition.
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U know you’re Irish when you’re still afraid of the wooden spoon
You know your Irish when you come in from the beach scalded and finally realise that the Factor 50 everyone was talking about wasn’t a nightclub!!!!
You know your Irish when you have the craic at a funeral and it leads to a session!!
…provided the person has lived to be a “good age”.
Drinking boiled/flat 7 up anytime you’re sick….it cures everything don’t ya know!
You know you’re Irish when there are a load of people in a tiny kitchen and not a sinner in the living room..and the front door (in the country) is only used to welcome home/say goodbye to the family who come home from London for the obligatory ‘summer’ holiday.
You know you’re Irish when you ask someone: “Are you goin’ out, or are you goin’ *out* out”.
you know your irish when bosco taught you to count
You know you’re irish when you call a cupboard “the press”
When you go for the “messages” instead of the shopping
You know you are Irish when you have a good front room that nobody is allowed use.
To be truly Irish? Question whether you squeezed the teabag or not.