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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Stereotypes

This month
March 2023
Casual references to the 'drunken Irish' are overplayed and wrong - McDonald calls out SNL joke
McDonald says stereotypes are unhelpful and cause annoyance.
All time
# Stereotypes
French toymakers sign pact to rid games and toys of gender stereotypes
The charter also envisages that manufacturers will adapt the way their products are advertised.
# first dates abroad
An episode of First Dates Ireland was shown in the UK last night and they had so many thoughts
Of course, the first dater was called Paddy Murphy.
# Stereotypes
Sex education often 'out of touch and taught by embarrassed teachers'
Research has found stereotyping is common, with women often depicted as passive and men as predatory.
# Limerick
How Stereotypically Limerick Are You?
# cork like
15 pictures that are just pure Cork
Bate from gat.
# Quiz
How Stereotypically Dublin Are You?
This verdict is final.
# Paddy
23 photos that prove the Irish stereotypes are true
It’s true, we’ve been foiled.
# an african city
Heard of this African version of Sex and the City? It's pretty glamorous
The web series stars five ambitious women settling back in their native Ghana after living abroad.
# Stereotypes
Jimmy Fallon's pros and cons of St Patrick's Day are simply groanworthy
“I’m Irish, I can say that.”
# Stereotypes
Watch Barack Obama wonderfully shut down toy gender stereotypes
So lovely.
Stereotypes could be holding students back from embracing STEM courses
New research shows students biggest concern is fitting in at third-level.
# I'm Irish
Supercut of everyone saying 'I'm Irish' in films is predictably ridiculous
We’re all about the drinking.
# Payback
New York bar causes uproar with 'no Irish drunks' sign
The bar’s owner was forced to change it to something a bit… lighter.
# grimy leprechauns
Ireland doesn't fare too well in this excellent map of the world in stereotypes
But then again, no one does.
# can't hold him
UPDATE: Macklemore issues apology for costume following accusations of anti-semitism
The rapper has been getting some backlash for the suspicious disguise.
# integration policy
Shatter: 'Immigrants have had a transformative impact on Irish society, for the better'
A review integration policy in Ireland is being carried out, with the minister urging people to make written submissions.
# o'humping
Letterman's top 10 Irish expressions for sex are outrageous
OK, OK, you’ve had your laughs.
# Stereotypes
Here's the 'drunk leprechaun' app that's making Irish people furious
Meet Shamus McDerp, who has an alcohol problem.
# Fresh meat
10 people you will meet in college
You’re bound to encounter at least one.
# the shift
The 6 Irish girls you've all gone out with
Date me, date my friends.
# Sponsored By
6 stereotypes you'll recognise if you went to college in Dublin
Did you go to college in Dublin? We can relate.
# what are you wearing?
A conversation that would never happen between two Irish men
They don’t care what you’re wearing to the pub.
# your round
The 13 people you will meet in the pub tonight
Shots for everyone!
# DA
13 things only an Irish dad can teach you
Pass the Swarfega.
# jack palancing
9 things Irish people do to prepare for a big night out
Are we going “out”, or are we going “out out”?
# Stereotypes
It's Your Giant Green Mascot Doing An Irish Jig Video Of The Day
Because that’s obviously how you celebrate Irish heritage night.
# lidgends
The 8 signs you’re a Munster Rugby fan
PJ’s, All Blacks and blagging your way into away games.
# Stereotypes
The 8 signs you’re an Ulster Rugby fan
Friday night’s at Ravehill, wistful days in Lansdowne and Trevor Brennan’s Bar.
# Stereotypes
The 8 signs you're a Connacht Rugby fan
The Wesht’s Awake, and so on…
# 4 proud provinces
The 8 signs you're a Leinster Rugby fan
It’s not all frappuccinos and alpaca-wool scarves.
# ditch the drink
US town stops alcohol sales for Patrick's Day celebration
Bars, restaurants and off-licences in Pennsylvania are supporting the alcohol-free zone in a bid to curb drinking.
# Stereotypes
5 of the worst ‘Irish’ themed products
Some products that should have stayed in ‘drawing board’ territory.
# Emigration
Some young people in Australia ‘giving Irish workers a bad name’
A perception that Irish workers arrive drunk and lie about qualifications is based on the behaviour of a minority, according to a visa expert.
# Your Say
Poll: Are 'drunken' stereotypes about Irish people a problem?
Clothes depicting Irish people as drunks damage our image abroad, a councillor has said. So what do you think?
# Irish Yoga
Urban Outfitters criticised over 'drunk Irish' themed clothing
A Fine Gael councillor has called on the fashion retailer to withdraw items with the “damaging” stereotype.
Column: Men need to help with gender equality - but it's good for them too
Ireland has a huge way to go in terms of gender equality but the onus is on men to do something about it, says Plan Ireland CEO David Dalton.
# Toys
Far from child's play: 9 weird, offensive and downright dangerous kids' toys
As a breast-feeding doll goes on sale in the US, looks at some of the most ill-advised children’s products ever.
# Bastille Day
Zut alors! 7 reasons why you're as French as a string of onions
As France celebrates Bastille Day, reveals that we Irish are all French deep down. Here’s why.