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Language of Cork

Cork people are perceived to have very identifiable accent - often described as 'sing-song', judged by some to be similar to how English is spoken in Wales and the Caribbean. Within the city and county itself there are a range of accents and it is often said that Corkonians can almost tell each others addresses by their accents! 


Cork is also known in ireland for the huge amount of slang used by locals. Click here to see some terms, both old and contemporary: