WATCH: This clip of Joe Biden saying 'I'm Irish' in response to the BBC has endeared him to the entire nation 

By Sarah Finnan

November 8, 2020 at 9:05am


"Mayo for the White House."

A mere five seconds long, in the clip UK reporter Nick Byrant can be heard asking Mr Biden for a "quick word for the BBC" as he passes by... to which Biden responds: "The BBC? I'm Irish."

It's the cheeky smile at the end that really nails his delivery of the line though.

Endearing him to the entire nation, the clip has gone seriously viral online with Irish people all across the world resharing the video - many alongside their own witty captions.

Proving that he's very proud of his Irish roots, last night's RTÉ news ended with a clip of the new President-Elect reciting the words of fellow Irish man Seamus Heaney. Saying that his colleagues always "kid" him about quoting Irish poets, Joe said that they think he does it because he's Irish but he actually does it because "they're the best poets".

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