Irish

Irish may refer to:

  • Irish cuisine
  • Ireland, an island in north-western Europe, on which are located:
    • Northern Ireland, a constituent country of the United Kingdom
    • Republic of Ireland, a sovereign state
  • Irish language, a Goidelic language spoken in Ireland and by communities worldwide
    • Irish (Junior Cert), a subject of the Junior Cycle examination in Secondary schools in the Republic of Ireland
  • Irish people, people of Irish ethnicity, people born in Ireland, people who hold Irish Citizenship
  • Irish (name), a first or last name

Famous quotes containing the word irish:

    Earth, receive an honoured guest:
    William Yeats is laid to rest.
    Let the Irish vessel lie
    Emptied of its poetry.
    —W.H. (Wystan Hugh)

    Hindered characters
    seldom have mothers
    in Irish stories, but they all have grandmothers.
    Marianne Moore (1887–1972)

    We Irish are too poetical to be poets; we are a nation of brilliant failures, but we are the greatest talkers since the Greeks.
    Oscar Wilde (1854–1900)