Ross O’Carroll-Kelly: My opening line in the Irish oral was ‘Bonjour’. I never recovered

Honor devises a rugbaí-based strategy as Ross attempts the exam for the second time

‘Dad, you can speak Irish. I hear you shouting at TG4 when the rugby is on.’

‘Dad, you can speak Irish. I hear you shouting at TG4 when the rugby is on.’

I’m nervous. More nervous than I’ve ever been before a big match and I’m including the 1999 Leinster Schools Senior Cup final in that. It’s, like, the morning of my oral Irish exam and I have literally nothing in my head.

Honor’s doing her best to talk me up. She’s like, “Be positive, a Dhaid. Tá muinín agam asat. I believe in you.”

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