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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

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You may drown.

2.  A rotten day

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Will have cars using the footpath.

  3.   A ‘bit of breeze’

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Can be a struggle.

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

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5.  But when it’s down for the day

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It’s down.

6.  If it’s Baltic out

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You have to watch your step.

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

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This can happen.

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


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