A race of people who have come under attack by the ignorance of people (mainly living in America) who believe that due to their partial lineage back to the people of Ireland, are somehow "Irish", even though they have never even been to ireland. It is beleived widely to be a form of embarrasment or a way to escape the uninteresting and often boreing fact that these people are card holding americans whos mothers and fathers were born here as were they, and therefore have none of the crudentials that would validate and irish citizenship.

Ireland is also known to those who have lived there for its kick ass Fish and Chips and pride in Thick, rich, day-fresh guinness.
Jane Callahan: Hey did you know my great grandmother was irish so im a total 'Mic! LOL! Plus i have freckles which *EVERYBODYS got "over there"!*!!!1!11 el oh el!

John Doe: I feel bad for *Ireland*
by dashdanw August 23, 2006

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People who are not british, contrary to the belief of some people across the pond.

Irish- From the Republic Of Ireland.
In The States;
Girl: Where are u from
Irish Guy: Ireland
Girl: Ah, like the UK
Irish: No, you dumb broad, Ireland. Goddamn septics...(walks off)
by GAEILGE ABÚ August 08, 2008

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european blacks
blacks from europe
an irish person has an automatic ghetto pass
by abcdefwxyz April 23, 2007

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the greatest people in the history of the world barnun. Fuck everybody else. We love 2 drink and were so good at it that u can tell if a person drinks or not just by seein their freckles. Im Irish and u probably arent and that sucks 4 u.
The Irish are the blacks of Europe--so we love chicken, can all dunk and have big penises.
by HaggardAss December 12, 2005

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Adj., describing anything from Ireland.

Has stereotypical (racist?) associatons of drinking and/or fighting (hardly unique to Ireland, see Chav). These associations arose from anti-Irish bigotry in 19th century England and can be seen perpetuated in Temple Bar in Dublin any night of the week. Often by tourists. Some misguided Irish people also like to perpetuate this myth.

Positive associations include having a highly educated workforce (especially in IT industry), massive artistic output far out of proportion to the population (in music, literature, visual arts, etc.), and a population of warm fun-loving people. That last one is only partly true.
How do the Irish find time to produce all that music and literature with all the drinking and fighting?
by lcon March 28, 2005

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The only race of people capable to build and destroy New York City.
The early New York Irish built New York, but after they were pissed they burnt it down..then built it back up
by StevoNYC September 12, 2005

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THE COOLEST PEOPLE ON THE EARTH.Live by the dirty fucking Brits.We can hold our liquor but no were not alcoholics.
In the past and even now we are discriminated against.We are,including the scots, and the blacks are the toughest ppl ever.Our men work hard to provide.Our women are tough strong and can fight as well if not better than the guys.Many of us live in Boston , are catholic and have fiery tempers.But we are the best.
Irish people are cooler than the french , italian , and Canadian.racist?who cares,im irish.
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