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13 useful phrases you'll only hear in Ireland

Handy for the visitor and local alike.

1. When describing a meal

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2. When scrambling for the right word

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3. When expressing mild envy

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4. When recounting a favourite anecdote

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5. When describing a person

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6. When discussing good weather

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7. When addressing the past

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8. When expressing sympathy

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9. When describing a crime

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10. When accepting a compliment

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11. When imparting tragic news

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12. When meeting anyone not from Kilkenny

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13. When having any conversation at a funeral

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