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15 times Irish people proved they do romance better than anyone else

We’re the most romantic nation in the world, really.

1. We are a nation that’s not afraid to express our love through the medium of hay

2. And packed nightclub dancefloors can’t stop us from declaring our intentions

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3. Everywhere you look, there’s an ode to classic Irish romanticism

Irish Affection ❤ #Dublin #Graffiti #StreetArt Source: eimearkelleher

4. We know that good quality Gaeilge puns will go a long way

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5. And that grand gestures are sometimes entirely appropriate

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6. Irish romance can take many forms

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7. It’s a country where romantic cards are available to you everywhere

taytocard Source: Etsy

8. We’ve been known to go to great lengths for something we want

9. And make up great lies in the name of true love

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10. Sometimes, the choice of meal says a lot about what sort of evening we have planned

lidlromance Source: Padraig Stapleton

Lidl were there for us when we needed heart shaped nuggets.

11. The Big Shop can sometimes be the key to loving relationships

horan24 Source: DailyEdge.ie

12. Irish people don’t do Valentine’s Day in half measures

13. Remember that time someone proposed with a pint of Guinness in Dublin?

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14. And when true love was contained within a can of spray paint?

15. And finally… when Macari’s chipper in Dublin held a Valentine’s evening meal – and LOADS of people showed up

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True love:


We’re the most romantic nation in the world, really.

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