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#Accents

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

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

Apr 10th 2018, 7:00 AM 9,431 Views 120 Comments

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

RTÉ dug up this clip of Pierce Brosnan apologising to Irish people for the dodgy accents in Remington Steele
# On This Day
# On This Day

RTÉ dug up this clip of Pierce Brosnan apologising to Irish people for the dodgy accents in Remington Steele

Aug 21st 2017, 12:14 PM 8,270 Views 1 Comment

What a throwback.

A Definitive List Of The 10 Sexiest Irish Accents
# Talk To Me
# Talk To Me

A Definitive List Of The 10 Sexiest Irish Accents

Jun 21st 2016, 9:30 PM 19,132 Views 11 Comments

Is your county one of the Chosen Ones?

This lad is going viral for being deadly at accents... even the Irish
# Impersonations
# Impersonations

This lad is going viral for being deadly at accents... even the Irish

Aug 6th 2015, 10:01 PM 6,371 Views 2 Comments

Well, it’s a talent.

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

Jul 11th 2015, 7:30 PM 361 Views 26 Comments

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?

Hey, Hollywood! Here's what you desperately need to know about Irish accents
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# Begorra Begosh

Hey, Hollywood! Here's what you desperately need to know about Irish accents

Mar 12th 2015, 7:34 AM 7,665 Views 5 Comments

Essential viewing.

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

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

Feb 28th 2015, 3:36 PM 5,342 Views 2 Comments

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

Irish accents are very attractive, but not as attractive as the English
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# Accent Marks

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

Feb 9th 2015, 2:45 PM 22,855 Views 76 Comments

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

The 8 unique struggles of having an Irish accent abroad
# Hear Me Now
# Hear Me Now

The 8 unique struggles of having an Irish accent abroad

Jan 31st 2015, 9:30 AM 89,948 Views 73 Comments

You can talk the talk, but will anyone understand?

Irish people officially have the ridiest accents, according to new poll
# Rides
# Rides

Irish people officially have the ridiest accents, according to new poll

Dec 9th 2014, 10:15 PM 2,959 Views 12 Comments

Congratulations to us all!

32 perfect observations about every Irish county's accent
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# Liathroim

32 perfect observations about every Irish county's accent

Dec 7th 2014, 8:15 PM 101,491 Views 94 Comments

We’re a quare nation, all the same.

Here's Benedict Cumberbatch completely nailing a celebrity impressions challenge
# Impressions Challenge
# Impressions Challenge

Here's Benedict Cumberbatch completely nailing a celebrity impressions challenge

Nov 14th 2014, 8:58 AM 3,417 Views 4 Comments

The literal Imitation Game.

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

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

Apr 3rd 2014, 5:04 PM 4,411 Views 0 Comments

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

Is the Irish accent actually the sexiest in the world?
# Gift Of The Gob
# Gift Of The Gob

Is the Irish accent actually the sexiest in the world?

Sep 21st 2013, 8:15 PM 45,536 Views 96 Comments

We think it is and here’s why.

This is the most incredible Irish accent you'll hear this Paddy's weekend
# Top O' The Mornin'!
# Top O' The Mornin'!

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

Mar 15th 2013, 10:06 AM 17,467 Views 31 Comments

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

Goats "have accents"
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# You're Kidding

Goats "have accents"

Feb 17th 2012, 11:52 AM 2,955 Views 7 Comments

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

Ireland accent is third sexiest in the world
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# Sexy Talk

Ireland accent is third sexiest in the world

Feb 15th 2011, 6:32 PM 6,414 Views 0 Comments

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

Bats have accents, say scientists
# Bats
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# Bats

Bats have accents, say scientists

Sep 13th 2010, 5:15 PM 344 Views 0 Comments

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
# A Bit Of Blarney
# A Bit Of Blarney

Jaysus! Irish accents are the world's sexiest

Sep 11th 2010, 4:09 PM 1,785 Views 1 Comment

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