FOR such a tiny country, Ireland certainly has its fair share of unique accents.
But as is life, some are more equal than others – so we've ranked the many accents of Ireland from worst to best (bring on the hatemail).
After much serious discussion in the office, the results are conclusive and definitely can't be argued with at all.
Here goes nothing...
Or should we say 'Louuuuuth'?
What did the letter T do to you, Laois?
Better known as 'Calving'.
'Tis a bit soft.
See Cork, but less fun.
To quote Father Ted, it sounds like Liam Neeson chasing a load of hens around in a barrel.
20. Dublin (the lot of 'em)
Sounds threatening further north, and a bit like a speech impediment to the south, loike.
Are you North or are you South? Make your mind up.
Monotonous and Niall Horan-y.
'Liathrm' – the ugly duckling of Connaught.
Forgettable but inoffensive.
Gets a bit of a bad rep, but it's daycent.
We had no chice in the matter.
Radio-friendly. And boring.
So, Wicklow? Why is every sentence a question?
Less an accent, more a shout.
Better when sung.
Some say turkeys and Clare people are mutually intelligible.
Everything sounds better in a Waterford accent.
Where to even begin, boi.
It's not Mayo. It's Mayo.
They never sound depressed, despite their surroundings.
Leprechauns, farms, and leprechaun farms.