‘Christ on a bike’, ‘I’m grand’ and ‘it’s bucketing down’ are some of the most popular slang phrases made famous by the Irish – but commonly used by the Welsh, English and Scottish. A poll of 2,000 UK adults found 46 per cent often use the term ‘I’m knackered’ but only 11 per cent are aware that its origins are commonly credited to the Emerald Isle. And 86 per cent didn’t know the phrase ‘On me Tod’ – meant to…


Introducing Route 57, Britain’s answer to the USA’s Route 66, Spans 2,500 miles across England, Wales, Scotland, and Ireland, covering a variety of must-see tourist attractions across the UK. Why is it called ‘Route 57’? you ask. Well, there are exactly 57 iconic destinations along the way, including Dartmoor National Park, the Jurassic Coast, Brighton Pier, Palace of Westminster, Cardiff Bay, The Brecon Beacons, Edinburgh Castle, Loch Ness, Dublin Castle, alongside a myriad of other quintessentially British and Irish places….