10 Things every man should know about Irish women • MetDaan

10 Things every man should know about Irish women


Where ever you find one, count yourself extremely lucky to hook up with an Irish girl, once you learn some of the more classic terminology and decipher her accent you, you will be in for a fun ride.

Some words you need to know:

  • Cailin – Girl
  • Craic – News/Good time
  • Grand – Fine
  • Gra – Love
  • Dour – boring
  • Deadly – Great
  • Ragin’ – Angry
  • Tool – Idiot

So you’ve met a lovely Irish cailin, or you’re looking for one….there’s a few things you need to know to keep her happy. This guide¬†will try help you navigate the more common traits that us Irish girls share. Don’t be dour, show her some gra, when she’s ragin’ do something deadly and it’ll all be grand!



  1. They’ll be a loyal as a dog.

Irish girls are notorious for their loyalty to their family and friends, if you manage to wangle your way into her heart she’ll be fiercely faithful to you too. That being said, mind yourself and don’t offend anyone else she holds dear.

2. Tea can be a deal beaker

Tea is more than just a refreshing beverage for the Irish. It’s something which we build conversations around and a comfort when we’re feeling low. It is extremely important that you know how she takes her tea. She’ll learn your preferences after the first cup, so you should do the same. Weak tea can be like a weak handshake for an Irish lady.


3. Time-keeping

The Irish are a pretty chilled out nation and they don’t put too much weight on time-keeping, especially the female variety. Ten minutes easily turns into twenty, so bear that in mind when you’re waiting for one.


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