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

Other articles related to "irish":

Quinn
... in the English language, that is derived from the Irish language with many parent relationships to variant spellings and with many child relationships to suspected origins ... The name is derived from Irish Cuinn, specifically through Art mac Cuinn, the son of Conn ... in Ireland are used and defined for individuals with Irish Surnames and can be validated within the Census in the United Kingdom ...
Ireland
... Ireland (i/ˈaɪərlənd/, Irish Éire Ulster-Scots Airlann or Airlan) is an island to the north-west of continental Europe ... Great Britain, from which it is separated by the Irish Sea ... in the early 20th century led to the partition of the island, creating the Irish Free State, which became increasingly sovereign over the following decades ...
Fenian Brotherhood - Background
... rose in rebellion, seeking an end to British rule in Ireland and the establishment of an Irish Republic ... have a powerful influence on the course of Irish history ... the British Prime Minister William Pitt introduced a bill to abolish the Irish parliament and manufactured a Union between Ireland and Britain ...
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 the social and. 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 ... as national dishes represent a fundamental unsophistication to cooking, such as the Irish stew, bacon and cabbage, boxty, a type of potato pancake, or ...

Famous quotes containing the word irish:

    I was the rector’s son, born to the anglican order,
    Banned for ever from the candles of the Irish poor;
    The Chichesters knelt in marble at the end of a transept
    With ruffs about their necks, their portion sure.
    Louis MacNeice (1907–1963)

    The Irish ... are the damnedest race. They put so much emphasis on so many wrong things.
    Margaret Mitchell (1900–1949)

    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.
    Anthony Trollope (1815–1882)