19 Things That Will Make Every Irish Person Foam At The Mouth With Rage

Apart from atrocious referees, of course

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It's funny, for a nation that has been dubbed time and again as 'the friendliest bunch of people you'll ever meet', we can sure be a shower of cranks if you catch us at the wrong time. 

And even though we'll smile and nod all day long, inside we're boiling due to the sheer toughness of being so bloody polite. It doesn't help when life decides it's not rooting for you that day.

Here are some of the worst offenders...

1. The UK claiming Irish celebrities as their own

Taking our women.

2. Hard butter on soft bread

Is there no END to this torture?

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3. Shit rain

That wispy rain that doesn't really warrant a coat but at the same time definitely does. If you're going to rain - fucking RAIN.

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4. And while we're on the topic – flimsy umbrellas

You had one job.

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5. Bar staff clearing our drinks before we're done

'THERE'S STILL A FULL GULP IN THAT!'

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6. When the bartender announces last orders at 11:29pm

Stingy pricks.

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7. Gerard Butler's accent in PS I Love You

Don't get us started.

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8. Any mention of any RTÉ presenter ever

Look at them there. Thinking they're great.

Especially this fella...

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9. The unmerciful rush to stuff your groceries into shopping bags at the counter at Aldi and Lidl

Met with the disgruntled look of the cashier who will never, ever accept that you're going as quickly as you can.

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10. American tourists on Paddy's Day

Ugh. Just... get out of the way, like.

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11. Leaving teabags in the sink

They look too much like little ball-sacks for it to be okay.

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12. The ironing board outside P Macs

Just tell me what purpose it is serving.

Then I will be quiet. 

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13. The roars from The Viking Splash Tour

Shut up you bloody twits, I'm clearly not a fucking Norman.

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14. Slow walkers on College Green

No please, walk slower and block the whole way.

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15. Charity workers in town trying to make eye contact

Surely they can't see through sunglasses, right?

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16. Dublin bus timetables

May as well be chemical fucking equations.

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17. When someone has taken your Dublin Bike spot

How very dare they.

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18. Lunch queues

Either get out at 12:30 or wait until 2pm, or may God have mercy on your soul.

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19. And finally, seagulls that are no longer scared of humans

They'd be manageable if they weren't the size of a small cow.

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Kate Demolder

Kate is a contributing writer here at Lovin Dublin. You are as likely to see her indulging in some of Dublin’s finer establishments, as well as panic-exercising the day after.

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