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The 11 Most Irish Things To Happen This Week

By katedemolder

December 20, 2016 at 12:10am


A nation of oddities.

That is all we can describe ourselves of – and every week, we see more and more evidence of this. 

So for those of you who DO find the beauty in the what seems like the ordinary, we feel you'll enjoy these.

1. This headline from Donegal Now

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2. This article on potholes in The Clare Courier

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3. Everything about this Guinness World Record, broadcasted by RTÉ

Donegal man Ivan Scott beat the Guinness World Records title for the fastest time to shear a sheep, on the opening episode of Big Week on the Farm on RTÉ One this week.

Sher look it.

4. This 'Scotch Easter Egg' recipe 

The stuff of dreams or nightmares? We're not so sure.

5. This sign in Wexford

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6. This wording by The Western People


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7. This tweet by @EmerTheScreamer

8. This Irish dancing friar from Boston

9. This tweet from Conor McGregor

Apparently, the word 'gaf' confused a lot of people...

10. This timeless piece by The Bradford Exchange

A terrible beauty is born.

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11. And finally, this cocktail menu from The Reg bar in Waterford

Printed on THE PROCLAMATION, no less.

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Photo cred: Méadhbh Nic Gearailt

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