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Doris has had its day, as new research reveals which baby names are going 'extinct' in Ireland
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# Howiya Now Cyril

Doris has had its day, as new research reveals which baby names are going 'extinct' in Ireland

Oct 15th 2018, 3:37 PM 45,635 Views 58 Comments

A study of Irish birth records by Ancestry revealed which names have fallen from usage since 1917.

Anyone with an Irish name will understand Chrissy Teigen's silence while the world butchered her surname
# The Struggle Is Real
# The Struggle Is Real

Anyone with an Irish name will understand Chrissy Teigen's silence while the world butchered her surname

Sep 18th 2018, 8:00 AM 9,653 Views 1 Comment

Hey, people, learn to pronounce non-English names.

An Irish photographer tested a British model on Irish names, and it went as well as you'd expect
# Irish Names
# Irish Names

An Irish photographer tested a British model on Irish names, and it went as well as you'd expect

Aug 31st 2018, 6:18 PM 6,731 Views 1 Comment

‘Where’s the ‘v’? Where’s the ‘v’?’

There is an alternative name spelling generator which is absolutely butchering Irish names
# Aeslyng
# Aeslyng

There is an alternative name spelling generator which is absolutely butchering Irish names

Jun 8th 2018, 12:45 PM 5,306 Views 0 Comments

We regret to inform you that ‘Syllyan’ is not an acceptable alternative for Cillian.

Domhnall Gleeson getting fed up with people spelling his name wrong is *extremely* relatable
# Futile And Stupid
# Futile And Stupid

Domhnall Gleeson getting fed up with people spelling his name wrong is *extremely* relatable

Feb 2nd 2018, 9:00 PM 13,481 Views 2 Comments

He is speaking on behalf of everyone with an ‘unusual’ name.

'Barely pronounceable Irish names': Catastrophe's new series has landed in the US and the critics love it
# They Know
# They Know

'Barely pronounceable Irish names': Catastrophe's new series has landed in the US and the critics love it

Apr 29th 2017, 4:48 PM 8,644 Views 0 Comments

ALL the big names.

People are loving this comedian's attempts to pronounce Irish names like they're spelled
# Lyonsey
# Lyonsey

People are loving this comedian's attempts to pronounce Irish names like they're spelled

Jan 24th 2017, 11:02 AM 13,133 Views 0 Comments

TAD-A-GUH.

Can You Spell These Tricky Irish Names?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Can You Spell These Tricky Irish Names?

Jan 22nd 2017, 8:15 PM 11,516 Views 7 Comments

It’s tougher than it looks.

7 things all Declans need to know
# Duckling
# Duckling

7 things all Declans need to know

Nov 15th 2016, 12:44 PM 10,780 Views 4 Comments

You’re growing in power, Declans.

10 struggles that are too real for people with surnames as Gaeilge
# All Those Vowels
# All Those Vowels

10 struggles that are too real for people with surnames as Gaeilge

Oct 26th 2016, 1:27 PM 6,303 Views 2 Comments

Spell ‘Ó Flaithbheartaigh’ right the first time. We dare you.

Irish people are sharing the most outrageous ways their names have been mispronounced
# The Irish For
# The Irish For

Irish people are sharing the most outrageous ways their names have been mispronounced

Sep 14th 2016, 7:33 PM 14,673 Views 7 Comments

The world can’t handle us.

14 things you'll know if you grew up with an unusual name
# Spell It Out
# Spell It Out

14 things you'll know if you grew up with an unusual name

Aug 7th 2016, 6:00 PM 10,042 Views 6 Comments

No souvenir keychains for you :(

This Irish girl managed to get Three to sort out their 'no fadas' policy
# In The Name Of The Fada
# In The Name Of The Fada

This Irish girl managed to get Three to sort out their 'no fadas' policy

Jun 15th 2016, 11:54 AM 6,038 Views 0 Comments

VICTORY!

This picture completely sums up the struggle of being called 'Niamh' abroad
# Pronounced Neeve
# Pronounced Neeve

This picture completely sums up the struggle of being called 'Niamh' abroad

Jun 11th 2016, 9:07 AM 10,110 Views 2 Comments

Anything that makes life easier, we guess.

8 struggles all Sadhbhs know to be true
# Sorry Sadhbh
# Sorry Sadhbh

8 struggles all Sadhbhs know to be true

May 16th 2016, 5:25 PM 17,980 Views 4 Comments

It’s tough out there.

7 struggles only people with a fada in their name will understand
# Forget Me Not
# Forget Me Not

7 struggles only people with a fada in their name will understand

May 6th 2016, 11:50 AM 7,116 Views 0 Comments

Tis a constant uphill battle.

9 struggles people with the surname 'Murphy' will understand
# Murphy's Law
# Murphy's Law

9 struggles people with the surname 'Murphy' will understand

Apr 27th 2016, 6:26 PM 10,506 Views 1 Comment

It’s not easy, you know.

8 struggles only lads called Niall will understand
# Nigel
# Nigel

8 struggles only lads called Niall will understand

Apr 21st 2016, 11:03 AM 9,448 Views 5 Comments

“Nigel? Neil? Noel?”

8 struggles every Fionnuala must put up with
# Feh New La
# Feh New La

8 struggles every Fionnuala must put up with

Apr 19th 2016, 5:20 PM 4,390 Views 1 Comment

Is it… Fiona?

9 of the hardest things about being called Caoimhe
# Wanna Buy A Vowel
# Wanna Buy A Vowel

9 of the hardest things about being called Caoimhe

Apr 15th 2016, 10:45 AM 28,335 Views 1 Comment

Quee-va or Kee-va?

9 reasons having the name Sinéad is a constant struggle
# Irish Names
# Irish Names

9 reasons having the name Sinéad is a constant struggle

Apr 10th 2016, 2:29 PM 7,490 Views 0 Comments

Crying for all the Sineads.

12 struggles only people called Áine will understand
# Getitright
# Getitright

12 struggles only people called Áine will understand

Apr 5th 2016, 11:53 AM 31,530 Views 1 Comment

A constant ánnoyance.

11 struggles only people called Róisín will understand
# Not Rosie
# Not Rosie

11 struggles only people called Róisín will understand

Mar 29th 2016, 12:07 PM 25,565 Views 4 Comments

A constant disappointment.

14 struggles only people called Aoife will truly understand
# Owff
# Owff

14 struggles only people called Aoife will truly understand

Mar 24th 2016, 3:15 PM 68,309 Views 0 Comments

Shout out all the Ayoofs.

A Definitive List Of The 10 Sexiest Irish Men's Names
# Ridey
# Ridey

A Definitive List Of The 10 Sexiest Irish Men's Names

Mar 24th 2016, 1:45 PM 24,458 Views 5 Comments

Is your name on the list?

Siobhan is probably the Irish name Starbucks struggles with the most
# Cyo Ban
# Cyo Ban

Siobhan is probably the Irish name Starbucks struggles with the most

Mar 18th 2016, 3:45 PM 7,389 Views 2 Comments

It’s a hard knock life.

What Is Your True Irish Name?
# What's In A Name
# What's In A Name

What Is Your True Irish Name?

Mar 17th 2016, 6:00 PM 23,837 Views 8 Comments

From now on, you must demand to be known as such.

The 11 worst things about having an Irish name abroad
# Taxi For Roysin
# Taxi For Roysin

The 11 worst things about having an Irish name abroad

Jan 23rd 2016, 1:00 PM 9,542 Views 1 Comment

Calling all Raisins, Osheens and Owfes.

Starbucks just can't stop butchering Irish names on their cups
# Dammit
# Dammit

Starbucks just can't stop butchering Irish names on their cups

Jan 14th 2016, 6:53 PM 6,904 Views 5 Comments

Every damn time.

Saoirse Ronan attempted to teach Stephen Colbert how to pronounce Irish names
# Irish Names
# Irish Names

Saoirse Ronan attempted to teach Stephen Colbert how to pronounce Irish names

Jan 13th 2016, 9:53 AM 9,164 Views 4 Comments

His reaction to Caoimhe…

14 Irish baby names the world really needs to know about
# A Leanbh
# A Leanbh

14 Irish baby names the world really needs to know about

Jan 7th 2016, 1:30 PM 25,117 Views 6 Comments

Calling all Sadhbhs, Iarlas and Naoises!

This Irish girl's e-mails perfectly illustrate how difficult it is to have an Irish name
# Hi Neave
# Hi Neave

This Irish girl's e-mails perfectly illustrate how difficult it is to have an Irish name

Dec 17th 2015, 7:42 PM 15,957 Views 8 Comments

“Hi Nimah!”

8 Irish celeb names we need the world to pronounce correctly
# Killy Yan
# Killy Yan

8 Irish celeb names we need the world to pronounce correctly

Nov 26th 2015, 12:13 PM 68,635 Views 22 Comments

DOUGH-NAL!

18 of the hardest Irish names to have abroad
# Muireann
# Muireann

18 of the hardest Irish names to have abroad

Oct 28th 2015, 9:30 PM 181,800 Views 63 Comments

This one goes out to all the Baldricks, Tykes and Chivonnes.

Can You Guess The Meaning Of These Old Irish Names?
# What's In A Name
# What's In A Name

Can You Guess The Meaning Of These Old Irish Names?

Aug 17th 2015, 9:30 PM 12,637 Views 2 Comments

Do you know your Diarmuids from your Tadhgs? Take this quiz and find out.

The Americans at Buzzfeed tried their best to pronounce Tadgh, Róisín and Niamh
# Raisin
# Raisin

The Americans at Buzzfeed tried their best to pronounce Tadgh, Róisín and Niamh

Apr 4th 2015, 1:45 PM 11,402 Views 7 Comments

“I don’t even know what A’s are anymore”

Nobody in the UK can pronounce 'Oisín' and it's driving Irish people mad
# Ush-een
# Ush-een

Nobody in the UK can pronounce 'Oisín' and it's driving Irish people mad

Mar 26th 2015, 9:55 AM 31,248 Views 9 Comments

Top Gear presenter Oisín Tymon’s name has been the source of great confusion for British media.

Can You Guess The Irish Names On These Starbucks Cups?
# Quiz
# Quiz

Can You Guess The Irish Names On These Starbucks Cups?

Mar 23rd 2015, 2:00 PM 18,918 Views 4 Comments

Poor Baric.

13 times Starbucks summed up the struggle of having an Irish name abroad
# Onion
# Onion

13 times Starbucks summed up the struggle of having an Irish name abroad

Mar 3rd 2015, 1:04 PM 14,165 Views 14 Comments

“Grande for Zaif”

VIDEO: How to pronounce Siobhán
# That's Not My Name
# That's Not My Name

VIDEO: How to pronounce Siobhán

May 22nd 2013, 4:02 PM 1,691 Views 0 Comments

It’s just like “Susan”, right?

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