15 Questions Irish People Are Sick Of Answering

Can you just not?

1. “Do you eat loads of potatoes?”

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2. “Why don’t you have red hair?”

3. “Are you Catholic or Protestant?”

4. “Do you know Niall Horan?”

5. “Do you only drink Guinness?”

6. “You’re a big drinker though, right?’


7. “What are you doing for St Patty’s Day”?

I don’t know. I know that something is happening on St Patrick’s Day, or Paddy’s Day…

8. “Have you seen a leprechaun?”

9. “My great-great-great-cousin came from Ireland too. Maybe we’re related?”


10. “Do you hate English people?”

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11. “Why do you spell your name such a weird way?”

Because that’s how it’s spelt.

12. “Do you know Jedward?”

13. “Do you have the Queen too?”


It’s a bit more complicated than that.

14. “Do you eat Haggis?”

That’s not us, I’m afraid.

15.Father Ted is based on real events, yeah?”

Channel 4

Channel 4


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Ailbhe Malone is the UK lifestyle editor for BuzzFeed and is based in London.
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