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16 reasons Irish roads are the best in the world

Great drivin’.

1. In Ireland, the signs enjoy a bit of banter

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2. Around every corner, there’s something to see

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3. And fellow road users are a friendly bunch

4. A strong local heritage adds character to many junctions

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5. And while traffic enforcement is second to none…

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6. … there’s still time for boobies.

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7. Roadside amenities are world-class

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8. But you can rely on signage to give it to you straight

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9. … sometimes.

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10. The public transport network caters efficiently to all residents

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11. Our road painters are of the highest calibre

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12. And parking is ample.

Source: Roddy Leonard via Twitter

13. If in doubt, look for the arrows

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14. It’s an emotional rollercoaster. There are sights that will make you sad…

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15. … and happy.

Source: C Korstenhorst via Twitter

16. But there’s ALWAYS time to relax.

Source: Geraldine Hoey via Irish Farmer's Journal

Bless our Irish roads.

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