Joanne McNally Says Irish Peop...

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Joanne McNally Says Irish People Are Finally Learning To Take A Compliment

Mark Linehan
Mark Linehan

1:08 PM - 24 Jan 2021

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"Hey, you are looking fantastic, that top is amazing on you. I love what you did with your hair!"

It's okay. You don't need to reply.

I had you at hey.

Today is National Compliment Day according to the Internet and we are going with it.

Eight Sayings That Only Irish People Consider A Compliment | Her.ie

Awks.

However, Ireland has never been great at taking a compliment.

It got us thinking about why Irish people aren’t great at accepting compliments and what are the benefits of them. We couldn’t get a psychiatrist so we asked for the next best thing!

Comedian Joanne McNally says that she believes that compliments are often confused as a transactional thing and that if you give one you should get change back!

But she also says there is hope because a new generation of people in Ireland are beginning to finally accept compliments for what they are... a simple positive statement and not an investigation!

Joanne McNally Says Irish People Are Finally Learning To Take A Compliment

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