Aspects of Irishness of which I am very proud

Showbands.
Country ‘n’ Irish music.

Emerald sweets

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Singapore fried rice and a small tub of curry sauce.

Begrudgery.

Whataboutary.

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Ole Ole Ole
The Fields of Athenry
Irelands Call
Ooh Ooh Ooh (when a dance song is played)

Arseboxing

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Stiff Little Fingers
The Undertones
Damien Dempsey

Our generosity.

It’s your round.

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Again? Ffs.

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Where do the years go, eh?

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Dublin wit/humour.
Anywere along the west coast.
Our general humility.
Our traditional generosity when it comes to charity.
The GAA.
Our ability to punch well above our weight in certain fields (sports such as amateur boxing, golf and horse racing) and in producing people like Cyril Cusack, Liam Neeson (though wipe out anything he’s been in in the last 15-20 years), Seamus Heeney, to name but a few.

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Dubs
Weather,not to hot ,not to cold.
Intellectual curiosity
Wit
Tolerance
Landscape
Pubs
Phil lynott

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Self-deprecation
The beautiful madness of the people
The Irish way we speak English
Our incredible history
The fact that we taught the English to read.
Did I mention hurling?

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Finally!! When does it start? Joanne Cantwell, Evanne Ni Chuilinn…Clare Byrne! I cannot wait! Feck it, I’ll pay the licence this year!

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Saying “I wouldn’t be starting from here” to lost.tourists. I actually approach confused looking ones just for a chance to say it.

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No Jean Byrne?

BEEKO!!! Ah hee-or!