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Dublin: 12 °C Wednesday 15 July, 2020

15 times Irish men proved they are pure sound

~Here come the lads~


So, in honour of such a prestigious, important, hashtag-filled day – it’s probably time to run through a few times Irish men were just pure sound:

1. Like when this Kerryman gave a wonderful Killers tribute to his late friend

Source: Tim Clifford/Vimeo

2. And that time these two guys quelled the tension at Euro 2012

7185982993_008d1dac6e_b Source: Flickr/dullhunk

3. This year, the soundness continued in France

4. There was that time a Bus Éireann driver stopped the bus to help a passenger tie her shoelace

helper Source: Facebook Bus Eireann

5. Even the youngest boys have proved themselves this year – like when this boy offered a medal to boxer Michael Conlan after his Olympics loss

PastedImage-73328 Source: Marie Kirk

6. When other fans at the Euros were causing grief, we were singing Westlife <3

7. Even A-Listers like Michael Fassbender show that Irish men aren’t afraid of roaring into a microphone for the craic

Source: The Wedding Swingers/YouTube

8. When this guy came to the rescue of some ducks trapped in the Grand Canal in Dublin – it’s the little things

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9. There was that taxi driver in Mayo that gives free lifts out to Leaving Cert students on results night – and donates any money he does get to charity

joemaxi Source: JoeFreeley Facebook

10. Remember the security guard at Kodaline giving it socks

11. And Ian Madigan reminding us all that it’s 100% OK to get emotional

ian madigan Source: YouTube

12. Irish dad Johnny O’Farrell letting his daughter put her foot down on this song choice

Source: Johnny O'Farrell/YouTube

13. When this happened on Marriage Equality Referendum day

castle Source: DonalO'Keefe Twitter/vertigo01 via reddit ireland

14. And the O’Donovan brothers captured the nation’s hearts by just having the chats

15. And finally… any time Michael D looked like this

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Welcoming home the Irish athletes was just one of the times he’s been sound this year.

Enjoy your International Men’s Day, wherever you are <3

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David Elkin

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