I Am Irish (northern)

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    As Most of You Already Know...

    I am Northern Irish, I was born on the Northern side of the Border between the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland and now live in Belfast I tend to like my country when it is not being embarrassing on the news and behaves itself- rathern like a random little child at times...
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    Sep 11, 2008

    I Am

    I am Irish as well. I know its on my moms side. I don't know how much Irish, but I have some in me!
    angelbutterflies angelbutterflies
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 29, 2008
    monstermunchx monstermunchx
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 2, 2014

    Nollaig Shona Duit

    I'm half English, half Irish. My dad was born in Belfast, on the Antrim road & most of his family all still live in Belfast. He says the flag you are displaying is wrong; it's meant to have a yellow background and no crown. First thing he said when he saw it, so just thought...
    kazwaz1977 kazwaz1977
    31-35, F
    4 Responses Dec 3, 2008


    Ok What can I say  Iam from a small town just out side Derry called Magherafelt I love this town I live here and love going out to clubs. The town may be small but I love living here. 
    Tager Tager
    22-25, F
    2 Responses Mar 22, 2009
    marie756 marie756
    31-35, F
    Jan 13, 2015

    Ok I realise this is a little strange

    so please don't make nasty comments but if anybody is willing to discuss childhood memories of having a wooden spoon applied to their rear end please add me to your circle 29 yo male
    Jacklad Jacklad
    31-35, M
    Sep 16, 2014

    I'm from Northern Ireland I've got a Northern

    Irish/British accent I'm not from down South Ireland in case anyway was thinking that but have been down there before :)
    Nicolajane14 Nicolajane14
    16-17, F
    Sep 29, 2014

    Her Name Is Erin She Is From The Mcguiness Clann...........then I Show Up For The Interview

    ANd Im black. Well, more of a brown cause I am mixed. BUt my dad gave me lots of irish pride. and my beautiful daughter looks just like my grandmother(red hair blue eyes). Did I mention the weekends spent on Irish car bombs and whiskey woot woot!
    thesaddestsong thesaddestsong
    26-30, F
    2 Responses Mar 28, 2011

    John & Catherine Martin

    John & Catherine are my grandparents. They lived in Belfast and later in Rostrevor. My father was Corry, youngest son to John & Catherine, born 1928 and passed on 1970. We have no records of John & Catherine's ancestors and would really like any help with this. We...
    maverick273 maverick273
    1 Response Jun 16, 2009

    Very Patriotic

    I must say I normally gurn about living in N.I especially because I live in Belfast which isnt the most fun you have but everytime someone else says something negative about northern ireland who isnt local I always find myself saying Hey! Shut up!  Lol It's weird But i...
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    3 Responses Apr 8, 2008

    Born in Antrim. Live in Ballyclare.

    Got the accent yet I don't understand whats so good about it cause I personally favour the American accent.;)
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    Apr 2, 2015

    Well part of me is...

    my grandma on my mother's side was born and raised in Belfast and moved to the North of England as a teenager.
    mikemcneil mikemcneil
    51-55, M
    Nov 9, 2015

    I Am Definitely Irish Decent

    My name is dara my ancestors lived in sligo I think thats northern ireland
    darahill29 darahill29
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Nov 2, 2009

    My great grandmother,

    my mother's side, was from Derry. Roman Catholic through and thorough!
    Liebenbergmrl Liebenbergmrl
    22-25, F
    1 Response Oct 26, 2015

    To Be Honest. ...

    To be honest. I think I am a little bit Irish but I cant read worth a flip. I was always told I was but I am not too true anymore.
    firestarterfairy firestarterfairy
    22-25, F
    Feb 19, 2008


    Okay I love Americans but I hate when they tell me "ooh dude I'm like totally Irish too because my great great great great great gandmother was irish" nooo YOU'RE AMERICAN!!! I mean my last name is French but I don't call myself French? Fair...
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    5 Responses Mar 6, 2009

    Born In Belfast

    Both of my parents were born and rasied in Belfast and i was born there, but the moved to Texas when I was 2 so I've never really experienced it. Cant wait though because I'm going back this summer. :)
    justlookin4agoodtime justlookin4agoodtime
    31-35, M
    Mar 10, 2011

    That's really funny because most people I know

    I'n the north dont consider them selfs irish
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    3 Responses Mar 16, 2014

    Is anyone else getting sick of hearing about

    the Christian bakery Vs the gay community? I feel like it's all I hear these days.
    VoicesInTheShadows VoicesInTheShadows
    22-25, F
    Jun 14, 2015
    Jacklad Jacklad
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Oct 20, 2014

    Yeh from Northern Ireland co.

    antrim and proud 😃
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    6 Responses Jul 4, 2015

    Northern Ireland-its In The Blood!

      The Totten family of Armagh came to New Brunswick in 1826, Joseph Totten (born 1788) his wife Maria of Tyrone and children came with Archibald Totten (Joseph Totten's brother)  (born 1791) and his wife Mary with their children Mary and Joseph (no I'm not kidding...
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    6 Responses Jan 4, 2010

    Clan Clancy

    Well I hesitate to say I'm Norther Irish except by virtue of the fact that everything I have been able to find out about the Clancy's is that they were from Northern Ireland originally and were at one time somewhat influential in general affairs of the time.  I was born and...
    hansarp hansarp
    56-60, F
    3 Responses May 2, 2008

    Blood from Belfast! There was lots of

    that spilt, I'm told, during theTroubles. I hope to go to Ireland next month.
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad
    22-25, F
    Sep 20, 2014

    Irishgurl...is She Irish?

    Yes indeede she is!! I've never been to Ireland but I'm very Irish!  My great-grandfather lived in Belfast Ireland I saw him twice in my life he died when I was 16.  He drank a bottle of Irish every day! He went to bed one night and died in his sleep he never woke up...
    irishgurl01 irishgurl01
    46-50, F
    4 Responses Oct 15, 2009

    Hi not from NI from west

    but have many Northern Irish friends anybody who wishes to add me please do
    westofirelandjohn westofirelandjohn
    31-35, M
    1 Response Jun 5, 2015

    Living Away

    Hi y'all! I am from Belfast, south side. I moved away when I was 13 years old. When I was in late teens I used to come home once a year till I moved to the States, 14 years ago. Haven't seen my childhood home since. I feel very sad sometimes that my son will grow up not seeing...
    samsi66 samsi66
    3 Responses Apr 4, 2009


    How was everyone 11th night?? Mine was awesome! Had a wee party with a few friends few drinks, watched the bonny, dont think I'll watch the bands though. Anyone watching the parade today??
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    Jul 12, 2008
    queencxnt queencxnt
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Nov 10, 2014

    Go Ireland!!!!

    my dads from belfast.he came to america as a boy.he then start big businesss and have 7 children,2 of wich are dead. the end
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    Dec 13, 2012
    Conzo101 Conzo101
    26-30, M
    Jul 31, 2015

    Northern Irish people representttttttttt,

    oh only like a thousand of us D: never mind
    HatredIncarnated HatredIncarnated
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Jan 19, 2016
    BrunoAndSammy BrunoAndSammy
    13-15, M
    2 Responses Jan 18, 2016

    Half And Half...

    I currently live in Coleraine in Northern Ireland for 10 years, but I used to live in Limavady for the first six years of my life. I am half English because my whole Dad's side of the family live in London and I go there as much as possible to see them. All of my Mum's side lives...
    DreamingIsBelieving DreamingIsBelieving
    18-21, F
    1 Response May 23, 2011
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