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I'm sorry? Come again? - understand what the Irish are saying Photo by: Google Images

Understanding the Irish brogue - a guide to Ireland’s colourful language

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I'm sorry? Come again? - understand what the Irish are saying Photo by: Google Images

"Good luck"

They're only saying goodbye, they're not actually wishing you any sort of luck at all.

And for a good introduction into the proper usage of words like "feck", "bollocks" and "arse" , check out the above clip of the classic Irish sitcom, "Fr. Ted."

Are there any we've left out? Let us know below.

Originally published 2010

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