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A Guide to Irish Winter Weather Phrases

Irish winter weather is bad. Real bad.

AS WE FINALLY enter into full blown winter weather we have decided to give you a quick guide to a few Irish weather phrases, so you know whether to take a jacket in the morning or not…

1. If it’s lashing out


You may drown.

2.  A rotten day

Will have cars using the footpath.

  3.   A ‘bit of breeze’


Can be a struggle.

4. And a ‘soft day’ isn’t as good as it sounds

Source: Niall McAuley

5.  But when it’s down for the day

Source: foshie

It’s down.

6.  If it’s Baltic out

Source: Gifsoup

You have to watch your step.

7.  Because when it’s ‘too cold to snow’

Source: Blogcdn

This can happen.

8. But at least our weather forecasters are happy, eh?

Source: AllanCav

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