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#Accents

From TheJournal.ie D4 accents: 'Yes, kids speak differently from their parents. But why should this be a bad thing?' Column

D4 accents: 'Yes, kids speak differently from their parents. But why should this be a bad thing?'

Using elements of D4 speech does not necessarily mean rejecting the region you come from, writes Prof Vera Regan.

A Definitive List Of The 10 Sexiest Irish Accents

Is your county one of the Chosen Ones?

From TheJournal.ie From Boston to Blanchardstown, how we speak is a part of our identity. Let's be proud of it. Opinion

From Boston to Blanchardstown, how we speak is a part of our identity. Let's be proud of it.

The world-renowned Boston accent is in decline. Similarly, people from sections of cities or rural Ireland often moderate the way they speak. But why?

Why does Kevin Spacey's accent in House of Cards sound so 'weird'?

Linguists have tried to explain just how he came up with that accent.

From TheJournal.ie Irish accents are very attractive, but not as attractive as the English Accent Marks

Irish accents are very attractive, but not as attractive as the English

Don’t worry, 8.1% of the world still loves us.

The 8 unique struggles of having an Irish accent abroad

You can talk the talk, but will anyone understand?

32 perfect observations about every Irish county's accent

We’re a quare nation, all the same.

Here's a quick video tour of the UK and Ireland - in accents

From Yorkshire, to Glasgow, to our very own Dublin.

Is the Irish accent actually the sexiest in the world?

We think it is and here’s why.

This is the most incredible Irish accent you'll hear this Paddy's weekend

He’s just a man trying to make it in a tough economy, guys.

Goats "have accents" You're Kidding This post contains videos

Goats "have accents"

Goats are like humans and dolphins in their ability to develop unique accents, according to new research.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland accent is third sexiest in the world Sexy Talk

Ireland accent is third sexiest in the world

We might not have much going for us at the moment – but at least we have a way with words…

From TheJournal.ie Bats have accents, say scientists Bats

Bats have accents, say scientists

It’s not just humans who speak in regionalised dialects, as Australian team discover local variations in bats too.

Jaysus! Irish accents are the world's sexiest

Quids in if you’re Colin Farrell. Or Bono, apparently.