'When car safety meant putting two kids in the boot' - Hilarious #GrowingUpIrish trends again on Twitter
Published 02/07/2016 | 20:53
The hashtag #GrowingUpIrish has topped the trending list on Twitter in Ireland yet again - and with hilarious results.
The Twitterati have been sharing exactly what they think the Irish childhood typically involves.
Everything from the immersion, to Marietta biscuits, to Glenroe, to 7up as the fix-all, to receiving wedding cake in the post have made the cut.
Take a look at these hilarious memories, which sum up the quintessential Irish childhood.
#GrowingUpIrish when car safety meant only putting 2 kids in the boot and one on the lap of the driver.— Fiona Kenny (@fionakenny1) July 2, 2016
Marietta biscuits sangwidged together with butter #GrowingUpIrish— Marian Keyes (@MarianKeyes) July 2, 2016
Blessing yourself passing a graveyard #growingupirish— Mary Anderson (@molltrot) July 2, 2016
Every male child called John- Paul. After the Pope visited #GrowingUpIrish— G∆r¥ ™ (@S0litary_Man) July 2, 2016
"I'll give you something to cry about" #GrowingUpIrish— Andy Stardust (@ImACultHero) July 2, 2016
People sending lumps of wedding cake by post. #GrowingUpIrish— joan cooke (@joancooke5) July 2, 2016
7up fixed everything #GrowingUpIrish— wars win what....... (@babsbear) July 2, 2016
The kitchen staples: golden vale cheese, mi-wadi, Marietta— (((Deirdre))) (@DeirdreConroyIE) July 2, 2016
(I can't believe that was in my lifetime) #growingupirish
#GrowingUpIrish— martinmcmahon (@williamhboney1) July 2, 2016
No changing rooms in clothes shops & mammies saying "Sure who'd be looking at you" or "We'll hold our coats around you".
Leaving the little green and gold stickers on Waterford Crystal glasses and never, ever using them. #GrowingUpIrish— Philip Nolan (@philipnolan1) July 2, 2016
#GrowingUpIrish Hearing the Glenroe song @ 8.30pm on a Sunday evening, with no school homework done & knowing the weekend was about to end..— Barry Duggan (@dugganbarry) July 2, 2016
#GrowingUpIrish— Sinead Ryan (@sinead_ryan) July 2, 2016
"Don't you dare put the immersion to Bath".
#GrowingUpIrish skipping mass to go for a walk & get sweets but nipping by the church for a pamphlet incase u get questiond on the readings— Nikki Hayes (@nikkihayes) July 2, 2016