Irish Advent Calendar

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Irish Whiskey Advent Calendar

Irish whiskey is whiskey made on the island of Ireland. The word “whiskey” is an Anglicisation of uisce beatha or uisge beatha, a phrase from the Goidelic branch of languages (Irish, Scottish Gaelic and Manx) meaning “water of life”.

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No man is an Ireland. - Richard Daley

My soul is still Irish. - Ciaran Hinds

In wine, there is the truth. - Pliny the Elder

Wine is my favorite 4 letter word. - Unknown

I'm just a true Irish boy at heart. - Colin Farrell

Life is too short to drink the house wine. - Helen Thomas

Beer. Now there's a temporary solution. - Homer Simpson

Ireland is the old sow that eats her farrow. - James Joyce

Good friends, like wine, get better with age. - Unknown

Being Irish, I always had this love of words. - Kenneth Branagh

I'm Irish. I think about death all the time. - Jack Nicholson

Tomorrow is only found in the calendar of fools. - Og Mandino

My dad's Irish music was such a huge influence. - Dido Armstrong

As a cure for worrying, work is better than whiskey. - Ralph Waldo Emerson

I have a thing for red-haired Irish boys, as we know. - Sandra Bullock

Yelling Irish, you can sound like an angry Leprechaun. - Norman Reedus

The Irish ignore anything they can't drink or punch. - James Boswell

Where would the Irish be without someone to be Irish at? - Elizabeth Bowen

My Irish derivation has nothing to do with me. Why should it? - Carroll O'Connor

I'm from durable stock. I'm made to work. I'm Irish. - Mary McCormack

I'm aging like fine wine. I'm getting complex and fruity. - Unknown

Irish Alzheimer's - you forget everything except the grudges. - Unknown

We are all mortal until the first kiss and the second glass of wine. - Eduardo Galeano

Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans. - Bob Geldof

The calendar was a mathematical progression with arbitrary surprises. - Paul Scott

Even when they have nothing, the Irish emit a kind of happiness, a joy. - Fiona Shaw

Politics is the chloroform of the Irish people, or, rather the hashish. - Oliver St. John Gogarty

I don't wait for the calendar to figure out when I should live life. - Gene Simmons

I come from an Irish Catholic family, and hell-raising is part of the DNA. - Brian Dennehy

In 1969 I gave up women and alcohol - it was the worst 20 minutes of my life. - George Best

In wine there is wisdom, in beer there is freedom, in water there is bacteria. - Ben Franklin

Under the English legal system you are innocent until you are shown to be Irish. - Ted Whitehead

I think of myself as being Jewish and Irish, despite the fact that I'm English. - Daniel Radcliffe

I'm not a walking extra in a Chekhov play; I'm no Slavic gloom or Irish gloom. - Orson Welles

There are only two kinds of people in the world: the Irish and those who wish they were. - Irish Saying

Giving money and power to government is like giving whiskey and car keys to teenage boys. - P.J. O'Rourke

I'm Irish. That means I'm Catholic. But, truth is, now I'm a retired Christian. - Peter O'Toole

Don't be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. - Charles Richards

Definition of an Irish fact: That which tells you not what is the case but what you want to hear. - Hugh Kenner

The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke, but the Scotts haven't seen the joke yet. - Oliver Herford

I think I'm going to keep my Irish accent forever now in any movie I make, because chicks dig it. - Chris O'Dowd

Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy. - William Butler Yeats

The curse of the Irish is not that they don't know the words to a song - its that they know them all. - Susan Dooley

I hate to advocate drugs, alcohol, violence, or insanity to anyone, but they've always worked for me. - Hunter S Thompson

If you have to choose between drinking wine every day or being skinny, which would you choose: Red or White? - Unknown

Only Irish coffee provides in a single glass all four essential food groups: alcohol, caffeine, sugar, and fat. - Alex Levine

If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized. - Oscar Wilde

I have made an important discovery - that alcohol, taken in sufficient quantities, produces all the effects of intoxication. - Oscar Wilde

When anyone asks me about the Irish character, I say look at the trees. Maimed, stark and misshapen, but ferociously tenacious. - Unknown

All my life, I have been a celebrant of Halloween. For me, it is the most important day of the year, the turning point in the old pagan calendar. - John Burnside


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17-Jan-2018