... 90% of your sick days happen to be Monday. The other 10% are Tuesdays after bank holidays
... You've been to a funeral of someone whose name you didn't know
...It's not a fizzy drink. It's a `mineral'
So how Irish are you? Check out this book of Irish-isms to see just how 'green' you really are! Humorous and fun, this book combines some of the classic Irish quirks with the more recent additions of what it means to be Irish!
Dublin-based writer, Seamus O Conaill teaches in University College Dublin and works for publishers Gill Books. His short fiction has been published in a number of journals, featured on RTE Radio, and he has read at many festivals and universities in Ireland, China, Spain and the USA. His work has been short-listed for the Maeve Binchy Award and the Sky Arts Future's Fund, and long-listed for BBC Radio 4 Opening Lines Short Story Competition. He is the editor of The Dublin Illustrated Edition of Ulysses (The O'Brien Press, 2014).