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Thursday 8 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# the shift

All time
The Irish For: Maura Higgins has brought the word 'shift' to a new audience - but where does it come from?
Shifting is a regional use of a global term, so you can’t just search for the first recorded incidence – you have to look at context.
# shiftin n ridin
Some people in Ireland actually think shifting means getting the ride
Can open… worms everywhere.
# Beauty
How to wear red lipstick when you think you're gonna get the shift
Can you successfully smooch wearing a strong lip without smearing it all over your kissing partner’s face? Louise has the answers.
# Lobbing the gob
14 perfect observations about Irish people shifting the face off each other in public
“people shifting here with the zeal of toothless fish that subsist by sucking dust off the floor of the ocean.”
# Lobbing the gob
Can We Guess What Age You First Got The Shift?
Try this highly scientific method.
# the shift
14 words that confuse the hell out of people outside Ireland
A shoulder of what…?
# Quiz
Who Was This Celebrity Shifting In 2015?
This year in shifting news…
# I know I will
A photo of Duncan Bannatyne shifting his girlfriend has turned into a gas meme
As it tends to do.
# lob the gob
These people agreed to shift a stranger while blindfolded and guess what they look like
For science.
# the shift
14 differences between singles and couples nights out
All changed, changed utterly.
# the shift
What is a Cinderfella and why are people chatting about it?
We’ve all met one, apparently.
# Quiz
Will You Get The Shift This Weekend?
An important and accurate prediction.
# the shift
Sarah Michelle Gellar and Selma Blair recreated *that* shift from Cruel Intentions
And Reese Witherspoon’s face was perfectly awkward.
# drizzy
The 12 best captions to Madonna lobbing the gob on Drake
Current mood: Drake.
# Quiz
How Good A Shift Are You?
The question you have asked yourself for years.
# shifty behaviour
19 thoughts every guy has while trying to get the shift
“One chicken wrap for the lady.”
# the shift
Irish men have revealed why women reject them on a night out
And their answers were certainly telling.
# No you're grand
Irish men have revealed why women reject them on a night out
And their answers were certainly telling.
# the shift
The 13 unwritten rules of going to an Irish nightclub
A special experience.
# the shift
There's an app that can reunite you with that mysterious shift in Coppers
Once again, technology helps us with the important things in life.
# the shift
You can now go on a Copper Face Jacks ski trip
See yiz on the slopes.
# shift shift shift
Daíthí rubbed noses with the New Zealand Rose and it was deeply uncomfortable
Ah yes, completely normal behaviour.
# the shift
8 reasons why Irish people are hopeless at dating
New research has revealed how Irish people like to pay for dates. If we ever go on them.
# give's a shift
Fancy lobbing the gob on a total stranger? First Kiss Ireland wants you
Getting the shift just got a whole lot easier.
# Extra Shift
Tesco is absolutely delighted that employees are getting the shift in store
228 happy couples have come together in the supermarket’s Irish stores.
# Lidl Present
This ad captures every Irish man's struggle with the language of love
Shall he compare thee to Shamrock Rovers?
# the shift
Well, that's your Valentine's Day card sorted
You old charmer.
# most romantic
If you live in Dublin you're one of the least romantic people in Ireland
Dubs spend less on Valentine’s Day goods than anyone else in the country, apparently.
# hot or not
Remember Hot or Not? This lad played it on the street
Nothing says ‘self-esteem boost’ like the click of a button.
# on the razz
11 appalling trends you will DEFINITELY spot in an Irish nightclub
Spot these fashion disasters as the lights go up and you see who you’re REALLY dancing with.
# the shift
The 6 Irish girls you've all gone out with
Date me, date my friends.
# the shift
Joe Duffy and Miriam O'Callaghan share deeply awkward gob lobbing moment
It’s excruciating.
# kiss me quick
You can now give people a big sloppy kiss... via Twitter
Digital smooching is now a reality.
# the shift
11 great tips for kissing girls, according to the internet
Including how your dirty boxer shorts can help!
# Bike Shed
My first kiss went something like this...
If you got the shift when you were a teenager, it probably happened in one of these seven places.