Unsurprising and Hilarious stats from home.

Irish Life, The insurance Company gathered these statistics to celebrate 75 years in business. Some of these stats shocked me, I mean only just over half of us will reach for the kettle in a crisis?!


Here is the full list of stats

  • More than one in five Irish people (21%) have packed sausages in their luggage when going on holidays.
  • 94% of Irish people have thanked the bus driver.
  • Just 5% of us had their first kiss in the Gaeltacht.
  • 40% of Irish people look at someone’s social media before they go on a date.
  • 34% hide peoples news feeds when they post too many pictures of their pets/babies….Guilty!!!
  • 24% of Irish people have tried online dating.
  • Just one in five Irish people are friends with their Mammy on Facebook. (Shocking people, accept yer mams)
  • Over half (54%) make tea if there’s a crisis.
  • 80% of Irish people have eaten a crisp sandwich. (Would you not sell your soul for one right now?)
  • Over half (55%) can pull a pint.
  • Over one in ten (13%) Irish people have an embarrassing middle name.
  • Over half (54%) of Irish parents think the kids in their family are smarter than the average children.
  • 29% of Irish people have been to Copper Face Jacks (AKA Coppers) in Dublin.
  • 40% of Irish people have a tin whistle in the house.
  • Just 39% of Irish people say they have had ‘the fear’.
  • Almost one in five (18%) Irish people feel like they know Anne Doyle.
  • 40% of Irish people have clapped when a plane has landed.
  • 73% of Irish people have asked a taxi driver ‘is it busy tonight?’.
  • More than one in four (26%) Irish people still have their first teddy bear.
  • One in five Irish people (20%) will never wear the color of their school uniform again.

What do you think? Does this sound right to you? Let us know your thoughts?

S xx


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