What is Irish?

  • (noun): The Celtic language of Ireland.
    Synonyms: Irish Gaelic
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on irish:

Ireland - History - Union With Great Britain
... The passage of the Act in the Irish Parliament was ultimately achieved with substantial majorities, having failed on the first attempt in 1799 ... The Great Famine of the 1840s caused the deaths of one million Irish people and over a million more emigrated to escape it ... and early 20th centuries saw the rise of modern Irish nationalism, primarily among the Roman Catholic population ...
Economy Of Barbados - Further Reading
... Révauger, Jean-Paul (16 octobre 2008) "The Irish model in the Caribbean part I – Globalization and social partnership in Barbados" J.P ... Révauger, Jean-Paul (16 octobre 2008) "The Irish model in the Caribbean part II – Negotiation The Irish way" J.P ...
History Of Canada - Canada Under British Rule (1763–1867) - Rebellions and The Durham Report
... The Irish Famine of the 1840s significantly increased the pace of Irish Catholic immigration to British North America, with over 35,000 distressed Irish landing in Toronto alone in ...
Ireland - Culture - Food and Drink
... Main article Irish cuisine Food and cuisine in Ireland takes its influence from the crops grown and animals farmed in the island's temperate climate and from ... of the potato in the 16th century the dominant feature of the Irish economy was the herding of cattle, the number of cattle a person owned was equated to their social standing ... are considered as national dishes represent a fundamental unsophistication to cooking, such as the Irish stew, bacon and cabbage, boxty, a type of potato pancake, or ...
Self-determination - Current Issues - Drawing New Borders
... The border between Northern Ireland and the Irish Free State was based on the borders of existing counties and did not include all of historic Ulster ... In December 1925, the governments of the Irish Free State, Northern Ireland, and the United Kingdom agreed to accept the existing border ... Most Irish Nationalists and Irish Republicans claim all of Northern Ireland and are not particularly interested in new borders ...

More definitions of "Irish":

  • (adj): Of or relating to or characteristic of Ireland or its people.

Famous quotes containing the word irish:

    The difference of the English and Irish character is nowhere more plainly discerned than in their respective kitchens. With the former, this apartment is probably the cleanest, and certainly the most orderly, in the house.... An Irish kitchen ... is usually a temple dedicated to the goddess of disorder; and, too often, joined with her, is the potent deity of dirt.
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