Look, we know pulling off an Irish accent is extremely challenging to anyone outside the country. 'Wild Mountain Thyme' is just the latest of a host of bad Irish accents.

So when talk show host Stephen Colbert asked Paul Mescal to teach him how to do an Irish accent, we knew it was going to be rough.

We just didn't expect some kind of pirate speech to come out.

The 'Normal People' star emphasised how non-Irish speakers struggle with their "-ars" in words like "car" and "far."

He could not keep it together during Colbert's efforts.

Check it out.


The actor also talked about shooting those spicy sex scenes in 'Normal People'.