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7 ways Guess Who's Dead struck a chord with many Irish people last night

‘The deaths’ are an integral part of Irish society, clearly.

ARDAL O’HANLON’S DOCUMENTARY on the place of death notices in Irish society aired last night, and it hit a little too close to home for many who can say ‘de dets’ played a big part in their memories of growing up in Ireland.

Ardal-w-newspaper Source: Rte

Why?

1. Everyone’s mam had their own saying

2. And every county

3. The funeral home was a community space, really

4. There were strict household and public rules regarding the announcements

5. We all knew the obituary jargon

6. The community outreach

7. And the illogical but very real etiquette

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