Channel 4 broadcast an interview with a member of the “New IRA” who said any border infrastructure, as a consequence of Brexit, would be a “legitimate target for attack”.
The man spoke to Channel 4 News on condition that his identity would be disguised and his voice would not be recorded.
So his words were spoken by an actor for the recording – drawing a significant response from viewers about his accent.
New IRA says border infrastructure would be ‘legitimate target for attack’ (Channel 4)
Earlier: “It Will Ensure There Are No Checks”
What does the way you speak say about where you’re from?
The British-Irish Dialect Quiz (New York Times)
Thanks Charles Kranz
Andy Wood and Matt Kirshen invite a group of friends from around the world to test their accents on Siri, Amazon Echo and Google Home.
Anne Marie O’Connor tweetz:
…looking at a Rachel Allen recipe in last weeks Sindo mag. It is not her accent. Gawrlic is a thing ;)
England-born Irish football internationals of yore reminisce.
Declan McKeown writes:
“This is a little video we made in Setanta Sports for the Ireland V England game yesterday. If ever we needed more reasons to love Gary Breen. We all dream of a team of…”
Something new, strange and high octane from Derrynane Robot Club, to wit:
Terrence returns from the festival…
From the Daily Mail.
(Hat tips: Lorraine Monagle, Phil Gill et al.)
So very exploitable.
(Hat tip: Piaras Kelly et al)
Come for the maw-tay intencey-tay, stay for the tuff-nayce.
You may even watch the whole thing. We did. A Reddit commenter sums up the audio thus:
It sounds like a melting radio.
Here’s the slowed-down version (it doesn’t help much).