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11 reasons why The Irish For is the most delightful Twitter account in Ireland

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irish Source: The Irish For/Twitter

FOR A SMALL island, we sure do produce a lot of quality Twitter accounts.

One such account is The Irish For,ย a delightful resource dedicated to sharing old and unusual Irish words.

Run by @daracho, the account has amassed nearly 16,000 followers since it started in January 2015.

The accountโ€™s remit?

Smithereens of the Irish language, translated with grรก for your pleasure.

Tweet by @The Irish For ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ’Š๐ŸŽธ Source: The Irish For ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ’Š๐ŸŽธ/Twitter

Every day, the account reminds us of what a special language Irish is

Tweet by @The Irish For ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ’Š๐ŸŽธ Source: The Irish For ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ’Š๐ŸŽธ/Twitter

Weโ€™re such aโ€ฆ poetic people

poet Source: The Irish For/Twitter

(Though maybe not as poetic as our Icelandic counterparts.)

theirsh Source: The Irish For/Twitter

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It teaches us that Ireland can be very rude sometimes

Side-note: โ€˜rock boobโ€™ and โ€˜suckmotherโ€™ totally sound like the name of bad metal bands.

irisha Source: The Irish For/Twitter

iteaf Source: The Irish For/Twitter

The account has been known to deliver sick burnsโ€ฆ

Particularly at the expense of one Nigel Farage.

Tweet by @The Irish For ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ’Š๐ŸŽธ Source: The Irish For ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ’Š๐ŸŽธ/Twitter

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And offer a uniquely Irish perspective on how grim 2016 has been

Tweet by @The Irish For ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ’Š๐ŸŽธ Source: The Irish For ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ’Š๐ŸŽธ/Twitter

But no matter how grim things get, itโ€™s always on hand to cheer us up

Stellar GIF work.

fasf Source: The Irish For/Twitter

koal Source: The Irish For/Twitter

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Tweet by @The Irish For ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ’Š๐ŸŽธ Source: The Irish For ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ’Š๐ŸŽธ/Twitter

Also, weโ€™re just going to say it โ€“ The Irish For has the best profiler on Twitter

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irish Source: The Irish For

With that, weโ€™ll leave you with the most perfect tweetโ€ฆ

And if youโ€™re not following The Irish For, please seek to rectify that immediately.

Tweet by @The Irish For ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ’Š๐ŸŽธ Source: The Irish For ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ’Š๐ŸŽธ/Twitter

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Amy O'Connor

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