Chatting Round the World Survival Guide


Over the years I have collected generic anecdotes which come in handy when I meet people that aren’t from Monkstown. ‘When I ask where are you from?’ Im not trying to be racist.Im not looking to see if you are coming over here and taking our jobs or giving Northern Irelands gene pool a much needed stir. I genuinely just want to chat. I’m just trying to find common ground. Something to start the chat. Once that ground has been established then off we go!!! I often find that the next thing I bring up is whatever little known fact I have stored in my brain about that place. I realise that could be offensive but as the old saying goes ‘If you offend everyone in the world, you offend no one in the world’. So here is a list of what I will say to you if you mention the city or country or continent where you are from. Starting with Northern Ireland then branching out, It is clear that my knowledge gets vaguer the further away I get.

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Paddy McNair Chant


If there are any Northern Ireland or  Sunderland Fans out there who want to sing for Paddy McNair I have just the song. Check it out, Make it happen…London Northern Ireland fans new chant for Paddy McNair

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Questions you never Asked…..Now Answered (part 3)


Want to know why not everyone can be good looking? Or how to always win at Christmas Cracker pulling? I found out so you don’t have to. Read on…. Continue reading “Questions you never Asked…..Now Answered (part 3)”

Will Grigg’s On Fire for Norn Iron (and Other Euro 2016 Chants)


So those of you going to the Euros this Summer better start rehearsing. We already have our classic chants about Steve Davis, Green and White Army and no doubt Away in a manger will be sung for David Healy… But it’s time for some new ones. Here are a few ideas I’ve had.

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