An ethnic group that originated from the island of Ireland. Historically, they were proficient tradesmen, artisans, and founders of the Gaelic language. They were some of the fiercest fighters in Europe, and were grouped in familial tribes under a democratically elected King or Queen. The Romans refused to fight them, but the English decided they were up to the task. After a small time period of only 400 years, they finally conquered Ireland. By the mid-late 1800's it became safe enough for an Englishman to travel to all parts of Ireland. Since they now had complete and total control, the English decided to, as usual, abuse their subjects. The Irish were treated as second-class citizens, sold as slaves overseas, and made to pay harsh taxes. In the early 1900's the Irish fought back, and the southern portion of Ireland regained freedom. The northern part did not. To this day there is hope that Ireland will once again be reunited as a whole country once again. With the advent of Brexit, these dreams will likely be realized within the next 30 years.

The children of Ireland can be found across the globe, and can be recognized from their high cheekbones, mid-depth eye-sockets, downward slanted eye-sockets, pointed eyebrows, pale white skin, thin lips, broad shoulders, strong chins, and mostly clan based surnames. ie Kelly, O'Donnell, ect.
"They're the Irish."
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(Sex position) Any position in the Karma Sutra done with an Irish man.
Mate did the Irish last night, it was grand!
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Adjective used to describe the bravest men, the most beautiful women, the loveliest landscape, and the best whiskey ever to bless the Earth.

Used in most countries to describe what they wish they were.
"Mon Dieu! My snail-eating country is full of cowards and ugly women. Why did not God make me Irish?!"

"We wudna turned tail at Dunkirk if we'd been the bloody Irish."

"Irish? Ain' dat some foo'ball team?"
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Some good people who have nice history. Have nice displays of castles and their food's delicious. Casual and smart.
Irish go for Ireland.
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These guys and girls know how to have a good time. Out of all the other europeans and besides germans they are the best!
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1. The lovely people from Ireland

2. The ones who fought the english for over 800 years (we haven't really gotten over that)
3. Best drinkers and safest drinkers to be around (if you saw the euros 2016 you'd know)
4. The beautiful language spoken in Ireland
"Beidh muid ag ardú arís"
5. The makers and founders of Guinness
6. Awesome people
7. Beautiful landscapes

Basically one of the best countries

F.Y.I we're not all leprechauns or red heads and we DONT HAVE LUCKY CHARMS here!
Also it's St.Patricks day or St.Paddys day not St.Pattys day
The Irish have the best Guinness you can get
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