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Up for a game at Croke Park during the Summer. Paid the 10 Euro to the local 12 year old ‘head the ball’-to-be so he’d look after the car. A bmw parked behind and the yound lad roars… “giz 10 euro an’ I’ll mind yer car”. Yer man replied, pleased as punch…. “No, that’s ok. [...]

Overheard by: '' | November 9, 2012 | 2 Comments
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2 American tourists were stopped on O’Connell Street pondering in which direction to head.Tourist #1: “Which way should we go?”Tourist #2: “I’m not sure, let’s ask those athletes over there.” Upon spying a group of young lads clad in their usual attire of tracksuit and ill-fitting baseball cap.

Overheard by: 'Digger' | November 7, 2012 | No Comment
Location: on O'Connell Street
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Overheard at RDS: At the Leinster Vs Munster Rugby match I overheard a Munster fan shouting at the Leinster players: “You’re a bunch of langers!”

Overheard by: 'Tim' | January 4, 2006 | No Comment
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Overheard at 77 Bus: I was on the bus into Dublin city centre from Tallaght with a mate. A few seats ahead of us was a particulary unpleasant looking ‘scanger burd’ as they’re known. She was a wee bit intoxicated and roared abuse at fellow passengers. When she eventually got of the bus the guy [...]

Overheard by: 'Mooro' | December 13, 2005 | No Comment
Location: 77 Bus
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Overheard at On the 51b bus: Two 3rd level students on the bus discussing Halloween etc and then on to the subject of buying on the Internet Student 1: “Do you know what I saw for sale on e-bay….a frozen fox.” Student 2: “A frozen fox???….like a dead one.” Student 1: “Yeah.. like they ship [...]

Overheard by: 'Brigid' | November 8, 2005 | No Comment
Location: On the 51b bus
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Overheard at in a small Shop near University quarter: Many years ago we made our first round trip through Ireland coming from Munich/Bavaria; in a later travel our second son( named Simon Patrick) was “made in Ireland”, near Ardara; the calendar showed the merry month of May, the weather was more like early spring: in [...]

Overheard by: 'Jo' | November 8, 2005 | No Comment
Location: in a small Shop near University quarter
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Overheard at Grafton Street: I was walking down Grafton St today when I saw a large crowd forming outside Brown Thomas. Being curious I decided to hang around to see what was happening when I overheard a woman asking a D4 type girl: “Why are there loads of people standin around, wha

Overheard by: 'Tony' | November 7, 2005 | No Comment
Location: Grafton Street
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Overheard at The Barge Inn, Dublin: Sitting in The Barge Inn in Dublin enjoying a few pints a few years ago I noticed this guy walking slowly through the lounge looking around in every direction. He aws about 6′ tall, body builder shape, wearing black boots, black jeans with a walkie talkie attached to his [...]

Overheard by: '' | November 7, 2005 | No Comment
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Overheard at Local chip shop: I was standing in a queue in the local chipper last friday night when this old fella in front of me called in his order.” Giv uz a bag of chips luv and a widows memory.” The girl behind the counter who was Italian said: “I got the first part [...]

Overheard by: 'Gaz' | November 7, 2005 | No Comment
Location: Local chip shop
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Overheard at 19 Bus: Friend of mine en route to a party with the mandatory crate of Stella in hand. Group of friendly culchies upon seeing the beer in his arms insist he skips ahead of them in the Q at the bus stop because he has “a burden”. Laughing at the sincerity of these [...]

Overheard by: 'ch' | November 7, 2005 | No Comment
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