Ten unmistakable signs that the Irish summer is over

Sorry about this. But it is.

Ten unmistakable signs that the Irish summer is over

Look we know it's still August. We know the sun is still shining outside.

But we hate to break it to you kids, summer 2014 has been and gone. If you didn't make the most of it, it's too late now.

Here's the evidence:

1. YOUNG PEOPLE ARE JUMPING UP AND DOWN HOLDING SHEETS OF PAPER

Leaving Cert results were out today. The jig is up, people.

(Picture: Dan Linehan

2. ALL OF THE SHOP WINDOWS LOOK LIKE THIS

Wait a second, five minutes ago it was all buckets and spades! WTF?

(Bluesquarething via Flickr)

3. WINTER TELLY IS COMING

RTÉ announced their winter schedule this morning.

Might as well put the shorts in the attic so.

4. TWEETS LIKE THIS

5. THIS SUBTLE CHANGE IN DISCOURSE

6. YOU PUT THE HEATING ON FOR AN HOUR

Just for an hour. Nothing serious. You can turn it off at any time.

7. YOUR MOTHER IS DELIGHTED

Last week she was all like:

And now she's all like:

8. THIS ANNUAL MIGRATION IS UNDERWAY

Holiday homes across west Cork and Kerry stand empty as Teachtaí Dála begin long journey back to winter roosting site in Leinster House.

(Pic: Rainbirder via Flickr)

9. YOU'VE TURNED ON THE ELECTRIC BLANKET ONCE ALREADY

You were riven by feelings of shame, disgust and self-loathing, but you did it anyway. Pretty soon mornings will be like...

We hear you Jake. We hear you.

And finally…

10. THE HORROR

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