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17 Times Ireland Proved It's The Best Country

17 Times Ireland Proved It's The Best Country

"Why is Ireland so green?" may have been the most asked question about the Emerald Isle in 2016 but there's so much more to Eire than meets the eye.

In fact many Irish stories hit world headlines this year or went viral. Here's some of the best examples of why Ireland is truly the best country:

1. The serenade of a French girl at Euro 2016 made the world love Irish fans:

2. We have the greatest and tiniest president and we defy anyone who disagrees:


3. We have a lot to be proud of:

4. Ireland has the greatest Netflix show of all time:


5. Fridges know how to be ~Irish~ and patriotic

6. When Ireland got confused but went with it

7. The Spice Bag has made it to France


8. RIP Harambe

9. When Ireland became one of the hottest places on earth

10. When dads knew what the rets of the world was thinking


11. Those O'Donovan brothers charmed us all

12. Twitter made the Rose of Tralee an international event

13. Same for The Late Late Toy Show


14. No one understands us, but they try

15. The truth of it


16. Who can blame him?

17. Beer in a vending machine FTW


Also read: What The World Thinks Of Ireland According To Stock Photos

Emma Greenbury
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Emma is an editor and writer from Brisbane, Australia and has been living in Dublin since September 2016 after she decided warm weather and beaches were overrated. She now wears three pairs of trousers every day and loves it.

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