Ran a bit on the show today finding entries for our new Mickipedia!! The Irish encyclopedia… We asked you to pick something uniquely Irish and define it. A place, person, TV show, food, whatever. Here’s what you gave us… Add to it in comments if you get inspired.
Road – lumps of tarmac between potholes in cavan
Entry for Mickapedia, Munster, a province that Brian O’Driscoll wishes he was born in, Karl
Hard shoulder a place to stop and have a picnic
Father Ted; gritty, cutting edge and explosive documentary which controversially exposed the modern day catholic church. Marty, Wexford.
A cup of tea: the antidote to any emotional problem. Anne
CULCHIES-People from a countryside background,distinguishing traits mad accents wellies and a love for all thing country,can be seen in their local habitat or in a town near you n their tractor or at gaa matches
M50: a place of frustration surrounding the city of dublin where you wait for hours to pay an unnessacary fee that is supposed to make the roads better. David
celtic tiger a mystical creature believed to have existed in ireland in the 90s to noughties responsible for ireland being in debt to their ears
A garda, an employee of the goverment running around on a power trip with a thick cultie accent, usually made in mayo.
The breakfast bagette.a bread roll of french origin taken to the next level by the irish construction industry.no food is barred from the roll and your daily calorie intake can be sorted in one sitting.paul
A cavan man ,a man that takes you out for dinner and makes you pay ! D in cavan
Guinnmess – Found in the dwellings of irish students on sunday
mornings, a pudgent aroma of semi-lethal fumes caused by the
combination of the irish potato diet and all night guinness
consumption. The only way to survive these fumes is a plate of fried
meats and eggs known locally as “the cure”
definition of a bus driver in Ireland: watch for the passengers who put their arm out, turn on the indicator, to indicate the bus is about to pull in, watch the look of relief on the passengers faces, and then just as you’re about to stop the bus, accelerate and pull off, leaving passengers puzzled and frustrated in your wake!
-grand. Meaning, perfectly adequate, thank you. Often used as reply to: well, are you well? Youre looking well- ,…..Sin ad “studying” mat
Irish people::. The irish people do thing that no other nation does like. Cup there hand around there ear to hear better. Speak lower the further away somebody is from them. Put there hand over there eyes like a visor to see further even if there`s no sun.
BORDER Hopper’s – Definition,
People who skip over and back over the border to avail of cheaper rates of
insurance, cars, holiday homes, and Donegal lassies.
Donegal Lassies – Definition
Culture females who life in the most northerly tip of Ireland and can be defined by their weathered skin and hardened temperaments.
Anonymous please =-)
He or she`s dead sound. Meaning ugly but nice personality. Paul in Kildare
Skanger; troublesome youth recogniseable by they`re dangerous driving, excessive spitting, argos jewellery, tracksuits and baseball caps with peak at anangle to the head no lower than eighty degrees. Approach with caution! Marty, Wexford.
Irish summer: random days in june, july and august when the sun shines for about 4 hours and we start complaining of the heat. Lorraine Smyth from Dundalk.
Cabbage. A morbidly obese brussel sprout. John in Leitrim
Alcohol liquid that makes us brilliant at everything including driving whilst simultaneously making us irresistable to the opposite sex.