PICS: This WikiHow article on 'How To Speak With An Irish Accent' is hilarious 5 years ago

PICS: This WikiHow article on 'How To Speak With An Irish Accent' is hilarious

Show us how it's done.

Here at JOE, we've been speaking with an "Irish accent" (whatever that means) for pretty much all of our natural born life, so we never actually put much thought into how we ended up speaking this way.

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Whether it's South Dublin, Cork, or Belfast, Irish accents are notoriously hard to get right, so it's a slice of good fortune that tutorial website WikiHow have put together a handy how-to for those who want to fit in when they come to Ireland.

Check out some of these images from the tutorial:

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So far, so good. What other advice have they got for us?

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Okay, we're not really sure that reference to potatoes was necessary but carry on.

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Okay at this point we're starting to think that whoever wrote this guide might just think we're all singing leprechauns.

This is a nice touch, though:

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You can read the whole guide here.

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