Ireland has several national sports, including hurling, Gaelic football, camogie, begrudgery, and of course, intriguing and comical nicknames.

Every small town or village has someone in it with an odd nickname, often with a story as to how they earned it, or from oe singular event that was the talk of said town or village for years after.

Well, last night on Twitter, a few of these nicknames and stories got their rightful time in the spotlight thanks to Irish musician Mango Dassle. What's even funnier is that a few of the nicknames appeared twice, obviously pointing to the fact that Ireland itself is just one small village.

Here's a few of the best in the thread.