Michael Elliott, Burlington, New Jersey Residential Sales (Fathom Realty)

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John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA

Is the Irish exit when you have had too much Irish Whisky to drink and you have to be helped out? If so, no.

Jun 20, 2024 07:22 AM
Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308
Stake Your Land Realty, Inc. - Eustis, FL
Broker/Owner, SFR®, e-PRO®, GRI, AHWD, REALTOR®

Michael Elliott 

I always say good by to the hostess and thank for the invitation.

Jun 20, 2024 06:55 AM
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
CEO of Vision Drive Realty - Coastal San Diego

I love the Irish goodbye and it's not because I'm part Irish. I do it 100% when it's NOT rude to do so. Never if I'd offend the host. e.g. If it's an open-house style party, a wedding or a networking event...almost always as I hate the goodbye process...which takes another half hour at large events.

I do not do it at hosted events where I know the host and many of the guests and or small events where an exit is noticed immediately.

Jun 20, 2024 06:41 AM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

I had to look up what that meant! I would only do that if I couldn't find the host/hostess and in that case would ask someone else to let them know I left.

Jun 20, 2024 06:41 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

No. We always try to thank the host of the event.

Jun 20, 2024 07:36 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I'm part Irish and I had to look that one up.  No, I always say goodbye to the host(s) when I leave.  If I can't find them, or they're busy, I find someone in their inner circle to say goodbye to and to have them give my thanks to the host.

Jun 20, 2024 07:17 AM
Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

I like this option at networking type of events...!  

Jun 20, 2024 06:59 AM
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

No, I would say goodbye, we gotta go!
And being full blooded Italian, hug and grab butts of our friends on the way out.  🤗
LOL I was just at a large MLS event, and did just this. 
It's my job to spread happiness, and the shit is expensive, dammit! 
Also I want my haters to have access to my ass so they can kiss it on the way out! 😎

Jun 20, 2024 07:58 AM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services


I rarely attend "social events".  When I do, I will always thank the host before leaving. 

Jun 20, 2024 07:48 AM
Greg Large
ERA Real Solutions - Grove City, OH
A Tradition of Trust

depends on the situation and event, at a smaller hosted event I'm invited to I always thank the host before leaving, at larger gatherings I typically engage the host and thank them and compliment them on the turnout or food or decorations or something DURING the event, then can depart whenever I'm dunno if that meets your definition but that's how I roll 😎

Jun 20, 2024 07:21 AM
Michael Elliott
Fathom Realty - Burlington Township, NJ
Burlington, New Jersey Residential Sales

I only do it (occasionally) at very large events, and not always, depending on situation. 

Jun 20, 2024 06:55 AM
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Even at a large reception to which I was specifically invited, I seek out the host to thank and say goodbye. 

Jun 20, 2024 10:34 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

While I could guess at the meaning I had never heard of this so looked it up. Normally I would seek out the host(s) to say thank you and goodbye if at all possible, unless it's a very large event.

Jun 20, 2024 10:05 AM
Frank Rubi
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC - Metairie, LA

Being from the South, I always thank the host when leaving. 

Jun 20, 2024 09:09 AM
Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Not a chance!  Make a splash, say your goodbyes, do the hugs and kisses and enjoy the feedback. Way more fun!

Jun 20, 2024 05:32 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
The best agent in Southern Utah!

As in, Irish I was not here, kinda exit, Michael?

Jun 20, 2024 03:49 PM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

Not unless it's an emergency, which has happened a couple of times at large events.

Jun 20, 2024 01:30 PM
Alan May
Jameson Sotheby's International Realty - Evanston, IL
Hot enough for ya?

I had to look it up because I'd never heard the term.

It's not something that I'd ever needed to do, since just like Groucho Marx, I would never attend a function that was low-class enough to be willing to invite me.


Jun 20, 2024 08:20 AM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Rarely Michael Elliott but as others said I will if I can not find the Host and time is of the essence because of another commitment. 

Jun 20, 2024 07:16 AM
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

I’ve never heard of this , but part of me is from  the Cassidy Clan . I actually do this because often you have to interrupt or butt in to say goodbye to the Hosts . 

Jun 21, 2024 05:16 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Oswego, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

My wife is Italian and has trained me to definitely say thank you and goodbye. And yes, the 30 minute hug fest goodbye is natural.

Jun 21, 2024 04:12 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I had to look that one up, dont remember ever using this technique.

Jun 20, 2024 11:30 PM
Peter Mohylsky, Destin BeachPro
PMI. Destin - Miramar Beach, FL
Call me at 850-517-7098

I was not familiar with this term, I had to use Mr/Mrs Google.  But saying that I always leave early from parties/events but always try to say good by and thanks to the host/hostess.

Jun 21, 2024 04:34 AM
Elyse Berman, PA
LoKation Real Estate - Boca Raton, FL
Boca Raton FL (561) 716-7824

I've never heard of this, but I always say goodbye, or I try to say goodbye.

Jun 21, 2024 06:04 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

I always say my good-byes to the host/hostess. If I know I'm going to have to leave early and it's a big event I may something to the hosts so that if I leave they'll understand. 

Jun 21, 2024 11:28 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC

The Golden Rule applies here in my opinion.

I try to put myself in the host/hostesses position - I would worry about those who left without saying goodbye. So, I would have to follow up with them to be sure they were okay. I would not want to do that to anyone else. 

Jun 21, 2024 09:21 PM