Belfast Telegraph

British Isles accent map: Can you tell them apart?

Tap or click on 'play' to start the game

There are 56 recognised accents across the UK - tap/click play, have a listen and see if you can you tell them apart.

The results for the Northern Irish accent show that it has a remarkable 69.79% correct answer rate; which is one of the highest out of all of the 15 dialects chosen to be part of the map.

This makes Northern Ireland one of the most recognisable accents in the UK, just finishing behind RP English and Glaswegian. It also finished just 0.25% more recognisable than the southern Irish accent, which had 69.54% correct answers.

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