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During the gold and silver rush years in the second half of the 19th century, a number of the most famous and successful miners were of Irish and Irish American birth. . . .Over time this association of the Irish with mining fortunes led to the expression 'luck of the Irish.'
That miner must have the luck of the irish.
by Aimboats October 08, 2017

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During the gold and silver rush years in the second half of the 19th century, a number of the most famous and successful miners were of Irish and Irish American birth. . . .Over time this association of the Irish with mining fortunes led to the expression 'luck of the Irish.'
That miner must have the luck of the irish.
by Aimboats October 09, 2017

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Buy a luck of the irish mug!