The 5 Worst Irish Accents Ever Caught on Film

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Burn Notice exists in a weird world where sullen IRA members congregate in Dublin, and Miami cops don't bother responding to large-scale explosions.

Burn Notice exists in a weird world where sullen IRA members congregate in Dublin, and Miami cops don’t bother responding to large-scale explosions.

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Richy Craven is an Irish freelance writer and semi-professional idiot....
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St. Patrick’s Day is once again upon us. The time of year where Americans celebrate  Ireland’s legacy to the world: its myths, legends and the fact that a country that’s only about the size of Indiana somehow produced enough immigrants to be responsible for 36 million Irish-Americans.

And while Ireland welcomes our long lost sons and daughters and encourages their drunken revelries, it has but one humble request of its diaspora:

Please don’t do the accent!”

As Russell Crowe clearly learned the hard way in the recent Winter’s Tale, imitating a convincing Irish accent is tricky at best when Irish Spring commercials are your only research source.

Here are the five worst offenders in Hollywood.

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