If you were to search “Irish Friends” on Twitter this week, you’d probably be confronted with some hilarious threads about how Matt LeBlanc resembled an “Irish Da” during his recent appearance on the “Friends” sitcom reunion. Once you’ve finished giggling at these comical observational tweets, I’ve compiled another list of examples of Irish Friends for you to peruse.
This month’s theme of Cairdeas explores the importance of friendship in our everyday lives, and how these simple bonds can bring joy that lasts a lifetime. Cairdeas can be found in so many different places, and sometimes when you least expect it. Sometimes it’s a shared passion that brings you together, occasionally a childhood acquaintance just never leaves your side, and more often than not it’s just sheer chance that cements your fates together forever more.
Below are some famous Irish besties that each embody the values of friendship in their own unique way, and all of whom would have to come as a pair to any “dream dinner party” that you may concoct in your mind.
Can you think of any more shining examples of Irish friendship? Head to the comments to have your say.
William Butler Yeats and Lady Gregory