You know you're Irish if...

Well now, on a float on St Patrick's Day, it doesn't get more Irish than that!

Read more stories for the "craic" here.

Remember this list when someone asks "Are you Irish?"

You know you're Irish if...

~ The person that you insult most is probably your best friend

~ During your youth much of your food was boiled

~ You're strangely poetic after a few beers

~ You don't know the words but that doesn't stop you from singing

~ You can't wait for the other guy to stop talking so you can start talking

~ You have no idea how to make a long story short

~ Tea is the solution to every problem

~ And holy water is the solution to every injury

~ Saying 'I will yea' means that you definitely won't

~ 'For the craic' is the best reason for doing anything

~ Nobody can go a day without saying 'Jaysus'

~ You have a gift for swearing

~ You can insert the name of a gardening tool into any sentence and it still makes sense, e.g. 'I had a rake of drink last night' or "I'll be out in a minute, I'm just shoveling down the dinner'

~ It's perfectly acceptable to call your mother 'mammy' even though you are a fully grown adult

~ Saying 'Now we're sucking diesel' means that you are happy with the outcome of the situation

~ Drinking 'tae' is everyone's favourite past time

~ You're scared of the wooden spoon

~ The word 'like' goes in every sentence

~ You can say "Any craic' to a policeman and you won't get arrested

Read more fun stories on IrishCentral here.


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