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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

I think there's nothing better than laughing in life, so that's nice, to be thought of as someone who can make someone laugh. It's 'cause I think life is hard. You know, my dad was a really silly man. A great Irish silly man. And that's fine.
Joan Cusack

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

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

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

Everything that we inherit, the rain, the skies, the speech, and anybody who works in the English language in Ireland knows that there's the dead ghost of Gaelic in the language we use and listen to and that those things will reflect our Irish identity.
John McGahern
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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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