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7 things you maybe think are Irish… but aren’t

Prepare to have your illusions shattered.

A SURVEY BY the Love Irish Food campaign has revealed that shoppers are frankly baffled by the products in their baskets.

There’s widespread belief that some items are Irish-made, when they are in fact nothing of the kind.

And it’s not just the shopping, either:

7 things you maybe think are Irish… but aren’t
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  • Lyons tea

  • Siúcra

  • HB ice cream

  • Cully and Sully

  • Boyne Valley Honey

  • St Patrick

And the final insult:


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Neither Sally O’Brien nor the way she might look at you are made in Ireland. The actress, Vicki Michelle, is English. So the Harp Lager guy’s yearning’s are TOTALLY misplaced.

Does this country even exist anymore?

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