Watch These Irish People Try To Explain Typical Irish Phrases

How Would You Explain Phrases Like 'Arseways', 'Donkey's Years' Or 'Fierce Weather'?

We've a fair few sayings in Ireland that we take for granted, but that nobody outside the country would really be able to work out at all.

Take "jacks", for example, or "arseways". Most readers here will instantly understand them, but could you explain them to someone who's new to all this madness? Thats what the makers of this video set out to do as they asked random Irish people in the street to explain words we take for granted, with hilarious results...

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Niall Harbison

Niall founded Lovin' Dublin with a few fairly simple aims: discover new places to eat in Dublin and share simple recipes cooked up in his kitchen.