“The Irish do not want anyone to wish them well; they want everyone to wish their enemies ill.” – Harold Nicholson

hi folks. in keeping with “Irish Week”, i decided to put together a list of some of my favorite Irish things. i gave myself 30 minutes to come up with a list, so i’m sure i missed a bunch of good Irish stuff…. but that’s where you come in!.. use the comments section to add to my list, or argue the stuff on my list, or make your own list, or to simply compliment me. point being: the list is not complete.. so have at it folks!

Irish stuff i dig:

  • Guinness
  • Hothouse Flowers
  • chicks that are irish that have that super black hair
  • Brenden Shanahan
  • corned beef
  • Catholic Schoolgirl uniforms
  • Jamesons
  • dudes that can pull off the name “Seamus”
  • the films “Leprechaun” 1, 3, and 5.
  • chicks that are Irish that have that super red hair
  • Oscar Wilde
  • half of my kids
  • The Commitments
  • Lucky Charms cereal
  • Steve Allen
  • chicks that are Irish
  • Patty O’ furniture
  • The Boondock Saints
  • the Irish accent
  • Denis Leary
  • chicks that can locate Ireland on a map
  • Smithwicks
  • shamrock shakes
  • tolerable use of the accordion
  • Richard Harris
  • watching actors fuck up films with  embarrassing accents
  • Limericks
  • Guinness

alright folks, go for it….. have some fun, and once again, happy Irish Week!

you’re welcome,



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  1. Steve says:

    Jack Ryan

  2. Sue says:

    That crazy Michael Flatley and his limber moves.

  3. LouAnn says:

    Wild Irish Rose

  4. Charlie Goddard says:

    Gaelic and dark faerie tales.

  5. Jason Miller says:

    I’ll throw out a few – McCann’s Steel Cut Oats, guys named “Padraig”, the fiddler chick from Celtic Woman, a society that regards the consumption of alcohol as a noble pursuit and, of course, telling a lovely young lass to kiss my Blarney Stone for luck.

  6. ANDREA says:

    Jamesons 🙂

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