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18 unmistakeable signs you're a Southside Dubliner at heart

You don’t choose the Southside. The Southside chooses you.

1. Drinking cans on the seafront is the best summer day ever

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2. It will always be Lansdowne Road, never the Aviva

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3. You’ve spent more nights in the Wezz than you care to admit

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Acceptable substitute: Bective.

4. Teddy’s ice cream is a pleasure like no other

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5. You don’t have anything AGAINST the Northside as such. There’s just no reason to go there.

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6. You’ve swum the Forty Foot on Christmas Day

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7. You remember the Fun Factory in Dun Laoghaire

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8. You know at least one person who claims to have been at this Nirvana gig

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9. Either your school had a nickname…

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See also: Alex, the Gick, ‘Zaga.

10. … or you’re sick of being asked ‘what school did you go to’

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11. The Long Mile Road at rush hour is part of your personal hell

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12. You once owned a pair of Dubes, even if you now regret it

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13. You remember nights in Club Sarah in Rathfarnham and Club 92 in Leopardstown

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14. You have to tell people from Bray that they’re from Wicklow, not Dublin

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15. Before Dundrum opened, you were really excited about The Square Tallaght

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16. If you’re a girl, you spent the entire early noughties without using a hairbrush

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17. You know the view from the DART as it goes around Killiney hill is one of the world’s best

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18. And the sight of the Poolbeg towers across the bay will always mean ‘home’.

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Southside forever.

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