As well as our woollen products, Ireland is famed for spinning a different kind of yarn across the globe… When it comes to storytelling the Irish are second to none, and our ability to turn the most mundane of events into captivating tales and witty anecdotes is one that we pride ourselves in deeply.
These entertaining tales have made us popular visitors across the world (as well as one of the best travellers to bump into at a hostel) but where did this chatty charisma come from?
We’ve had a think about some of the reasons behind our superior storytelling and before you ask, no - modesty isn’t one of them. You don’t get to be a nation of narrators by being shy!
- Our “Once Upon a Time” goes back pretty far…