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When someone makes an exit without advance notice or saying goodbye - thus avoiding any displaying any emotion.
When does Joanna work next? I was hoping to ask her about a shift swap.

Joanna doesn’t work here anymore. She gave us the Irish goodbye. Litterally - she resigned and went to Ireland.
by Chargenurse September 29, 2018
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Adj. Something that is expected to have a long lifespan by virtue of having existed for a long time, based on the lindy effect, named for the New York restaurant Lindy's, coined by Albert Goldman and popularized by Nassim Taleb.
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In Germany we call this since a long time a "French Goodbye"! With the exception that this person "forgot" to pay his bill.
"Where's Karl? Who's paying the bill?" "Oh, I think he just did a french goodbye!"(German for Irish Goodbye)
by Bulgur December 29, 2011
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Leaving quietly out the side door of a party or bar without saying goodbye to anyone. Mostly due to the fact that family or friends would most likely take your keys away for being to intoxicated.
next morning:

Irish goodbye O'leary? You should not have been driving!
by Scott F from Beantown April 15, 2008
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leaving the bar or anywhere for that matter, without closing niceties, like a kiss goodbye to that annoying girl or mentioning something to your friends
Where'd Cornelius go?
He must have pulled another Irish goodbye, that bastard.
by Mangorooni March 29, 2006
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To depart, as from a bar or pub, without notifying the friends or family you are with.
Reed: "Hey, where is Dodge? He was supposed to buy the next round."

Collin: "I saw him about 20 minutes ago, standing next to the bar, swaying while he ordered a shot."

Reed: "You know what that means. He is probably a mile away by now, stumbling along a sidewalk, on his way home."

Collin: "He is truly the master of the Irish Goodbye."
by Dizzy Bizz April 18, 2010
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When you leave any social enviroment without telling anyone.
Where is that rat bastard Dave? That son of a bitch probably pulled the old Irish Goodbye.
by Rad Stevens March 23, 2015
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