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"Cracker of a buuurd": Schoolchildren teach visitors some Dublinese

“Someone robbed me boike”.

“LASHIN’ RAIN, FELLA, me buuuurd”.

These are all words are phrases you need to get your head around if you’re a Dublin resident, just as these visitors learned from a group of schoolkids:


H/T to @Conor_Horgan

The video is one of the shortlisted submissions for the Uniquely Dublin competition, chosen from thousands of entries.

You can check out some more of the contenders here.

And as for that Dublinese… here are a few more essential phrases:

Someone robbed me bike.
Your man’s after leggin’ it.
There’s me fella over there.

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