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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

Pint glasses Source: cackhanded


The Late Late Show

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

However, we love giving out about it.


Turning on Christmas Lights Source: Leon Farrell/Photocall Ireland

The rain

Dublin Weather Scenes 174 Source: Photocall Ireland

The heat

Photocall - summer fashion 4743 00141374 Source: Photocall Ireland

The snow

379 Hail Stones

American chocolate


Awful shite.

Foreign tea

cabinet-tea-set-with-no-pottery-mark-apart-from-foreign-21573571 Source: Figurines-Sculpture

A bad pint

Flat Earth Porter Source: Bill.Roehl



Public transport

New To Dublin - Electronic signs at bus stops Source: infomatique

Again, we love giving out about it.

Chips in a fry

3552285461_8c394e62cf_z Source: Flickr/alexbclark


People who boast about how expensive things are


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

The Leaving cert

Leaving Certificate Exams Begin Source: Laura Hutton

Weak tea

weak tea Source: DailyEdge.ie/LouiseMcSharry

Last orders

Guinness Settling Source: Miroslav Čuljat

The budget

Budget Day 2014 Finance Press Conferenc Source: Mark Stedman

People thinking we are part of the UK

tnt Source: Twitter/duck_sleeping


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

Most of the time…


Wall Street Ryanair Source: Richard Drew

A draught

DSCF0201 Source: owlhere

‘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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