IRELAND IS widely known to be a creative country-- we're the land of Saints and scholars after all, home to great poets like Yeats and Heaney, writers like Joyce and Blindboy...
Our President, Michael D Higgins, is a poet himself, and within all Irish people flows an imaginative way with words.
And how do we use that unique skill? Well, by coming up with an incredible library of words used to describe one simple thing: Being drunk.
Here's a list of words you're likely to hear on a single night out in Ireland.
"After twelve pints of Guinness, [name] was..."
- A Write Off
- In a bad way
- In a hoop
- In the horrors
- Legless / Footless
- Off his/her face