12 Things Irish People Miss When They Move Away

We don't know we love these things until we go...

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Irish people are well known for travelling and with a lot of people off to Australia and Canada in recent years we're more scattered around the world than ever before. But once we go abroad – sadly, not only do we have to leave our families behind, but a lot of Irish things we're so used to.

Like, y'know, Tayto sandwiches. (It's just not the same trying to ram a bag of Lays into some fancy Italian ciabatta, trust us.)

1. Full Irish breakfasts

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2. Kerrygold

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3. Daycent tea!

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4. The weather

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5. Good oul' pessimism

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6. Tayto (and the inevitable Tayto sambo)

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7. Rolls from the deli

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8. The slang

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9. The craic in your local

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10. Sharon Ní Bheoláin

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11. Chatting to the taxi man

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12. Mammy's dinner

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