This Incredible Viral Post Encapsulates All That Is Irish 3 years ago

This Incredible Viral Post Encapsulates All That Is Irish

What a story.

As a nation we love nothing more than taking a trip down memory lane, recalling days of old and telling yarns. Facebook page Rare Irish Stuff gathers all that in one place.

The Facebook page, that is just after breaking the 200K fans mark, shares stories, images and little pieces of Ireland that are guaranteed to leave you feeling patriotic.

The page's more recent post, a tale of two best friends, encapsulates all that is to be Irish.

'The Boys who ran away to New York' is a tale about two young friends from Darndale in Dublin, that left home one evening and managed to make their way to the bright lights of New York City.

Their exploits made the headlines, both home and abroad, and 30 years later people online are remembering it fondly.

The Boys who ran away to New York.In 1985 two boys from Darndale in Dublin, Keith Byrne (10) and Noel Murray (13),...

Posted by Rare Irish Stuff on Tuesday, December 15, 2015

Image via Facebook/Rare Irish Stuff