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"Gimme a break. Being driven out of Ireland was the best thing that ever happened to you."
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'So much for the luck of the Irish!'
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"Could you read the part where Stephen envisions life outside Dublin again?"
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The Potato Man
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A leprechaun sits under a mushroom.
'It's St. Patrick's Day, Ms. Welk. If anyone wants me, I'll be on the greens.'
Invested pot of gold in the stock market.
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Bailey's Irish Cream Farm.
Luck of the IRS.
'Today's St. Patrick's day. It'll be a good time to eat up this stuff with the green mold on it.'
'OK... you can tell the Irish Prime Minister we've solved his debt crisis.'
Medusa in a Dublin bar after St. Patrick chased the snakes out of Ireland.
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"Trick or drink!"
'Sorry. lad, but me pot o' gold is at the other end of the rainbow!'
Beckett for Beginners: "Waiting for Thumbkin"
"We went off the gold standard ages ago."
A sign only found in Ireland.
'So as you were approaching, did the fact that ten other flies were stuck there, not alert you to the fact that the paint might be WET?'
St. Patrick's day mixer in Limerick, Ireland.
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