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56 Thoughts We All Have On A Paddy's Day In Dublin

By Sarah

March 16, 2017 at 3:55pm

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Every year we swear upon our abnormally pale pinkies that we are never, NEVER, going to spend St.Patrick's Day in town again.

The crowds, the noise, the queue at every single goddamn bar: It's too much.

But for some reason, some still unknown annoyingly patriotic Irish reason - we waltz on into the city centre with our green facepaint time and time again to join in the tourists and celebrate the man who got rid of schnakes from the isle.

Every year we have these exact thoughts rush through our brains, and we're betting on the man in green himself that you do too.

1. Maybe town won't be too full this year?

2. Shit ok, road closure. I'll just get off the bus here...

3. Sure it won't take long to walk

4. I'll practically stroll to the pub 

5. Dear Lord save me

6. Why are there so many people? Why aren't they moving?!

7. Get out of my way tall man dressed as leprechaun 

8. Actually, that leprechaun guy is kinda sexy

9. Is that wrong? Are leprechauns allowed to be considered sexy?

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10. Oh who cares - just keep elbowing your way through

11. Almost there, almost there

12. GET OUT OF MY WAY GREEN-FACED TOURISTS

13. This will all be worth it once I get to the pub

14. Yep, a nice pint of the black stuff for me

15. Maybe even some bacon bites

16. It's a national holiday gurl you deserve those bacon bites

17. Ok keep thinking of the bacon-y motivation

18. Feck it, I'm cutting through Temple Bar

19. How bad can it be? They'll all be inside it's lashing out

20. Shit shit shit. Bad idea

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21. Is that vomit green?!

22. OMG it's green

23. I'm actually kind of impressed? I mean it's only 12pm 

24. Maybe it's the remains of a Shamrock Shake

25. Or apple shots

26. Yep, definitely apple shots

27. Ok almost here

28. And by almost I mean juuuust past this stag group

29. No you fool I do NOT want to "pog your thoin"

30. Ugh drunken people on Paddy's Day are the worst

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31. Apart from me obviously 

32. I will be a GREAT drunk today

33. I defo won't get too tipsy though - just a few pints, and then home 

34. Ah YAAAS I see you Mr.Pub

35. Mr.Pub why do you look so busy 

36. This does not look too promising

37. But hey, my friends said they saved me a seat

38. I hope it's near the bar but not too near y'know

39. Ok lemme just push through here

40. Genuine Irish coming through folks! Make way make way

41. Jaysus this pub is absolutely jammers

42. There's no way this was worth the trek through town

43. Feck this - I'll stay for just the one and leave

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44. Yep, just a quick hello and a cheers and then buh-bye

45. Town is so grim on Paddy's Day

46. Why do people even bother coming in?

47. Ah there's my mates

48. Aww they even got a drink for me already

49. Shite now it's rude if I leave after this one

50. I better get the guys a drink back in the next round

51. *Mmmmmmmmmm*

52. That is some GOOD beer

53. So good I might have just the one more

54. Sure don't we only celebrate once a year?

55. Feckit I'll stay for the evening 

56. Won't be a late one mind

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*4.30am in Coppers*

56. I wish Paddy's Day was EVERY day <3

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