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22 things Irish people hate

How many do you recognise?

WE’RE A JOLLY people, but we do love a moan.  Frequently about the same things over and over again.

For, there are certain things we just can’t abide.  Things like these:

People who don’t stand their round

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The Late Late Show

Ryan Tubridy during the 50th anniversary Late Late Photocall Ireland Photocall Ireland

However, we love giving out about it.


Turning on Christmas Lights Leon Farrell / Photocall Ireland Leon Farrell / Photocall Ireland / Photocall Ireland

The rain

Dublin Weather Scenes 174 Photocall Ireland Photocall Ireland

The heat

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The snow

379 Hail Stones

American chocolate


Awful shite.

Foreign tea

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A bad pint

Flat Earth Porter Bill.Roehl Bill.Roehl



Public transport

New To Dublin - Electronic signs at bus stops infomatique infomatique

Again, we love giving out about it.

Chips in a fry

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People who boast about how expensive things are


Now a bargain, that’s something to boast about.

The Leaving cert

Leaving Certificate Exams Begin Laura Hutton Laura Hutton

Weak tea

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Last orders

Guinness Settling Miroslav Čuljat Miroslav Čuljat

The budget

Budget Day 2014 Finance Press Conferenc Mark Stedman Mark Stedman

People thinking we are part of the UK

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Soccer - FIFA World Cup Qualifying - Group C - Austria v Republic of Ireland - Ernst Happel Stadium Mike Egerton Mike Egerton

Most of the time…


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A draught

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‘Will you close over that door and shut out the draught!’

People calling St. Patrick’s Day St. Patty’s Day


What have we missed?

Man asked to tone down “too scary” Halloween decorations>

How many of these old Cadbury wrappers do you remember?>

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