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Definition of Irish

Irish

  1. Of or pertaining to Ireland or to its inhabitants; produced in Ireland.
  2. The natives or inhabitants of Ireland, esp. the Celtic natives or their descendants.
  3. The language of the Irish; the Hiberno-Celtic.
  4. An old game resembling backgammon.

Irish Quotations

We have always found the Irish a bit odd. They refuse to be English.
Winston Churchill

If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.
Oscar Wilde

Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
William Butler Yeats

It's not that the Irish are cynical. It's rather that they have a wonderful lack of respect for everything and everybody.
Brendan Behan

They won't break me because the desire for freedom, and the freedom of the Irish people, is in my heart. The day will dawn when all the people of Ireland will have the desire for freedom to show. It is then that we will see the rising of the moon.
Bobby Sands
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Irish Translations

irish in Afrikaans is Iers
irish in Dutch is Iers
irish in Finnish is irlantilainen
irish in French is irlandais

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