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I Am Irish-american

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    We Consider Ourselves Our Own Clan

    I am 2nd and 3nd generation Irish-American. In essence, I am 100% Irish. I do not like to say that I am Irish, because I was born in New York. My parents were born in New York and two of my grandparents were born in New York. Right. We never left New York. They married other...
    maux maux 36-40 2 Responses Feb 13, 2008

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    Are You Irish To The Core?

    Since I can not add a link here, just google Irish to the Core Contest and enter. I entered and it was fun. great photo contest, see what others have shared....try the luck of the Irish.Jon
    ladjon ladjon 36-40 Feb 6, 2013

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    My Name Says "i'm Irish"

    I am very proud to be Irish-American.  I am passing this same pride on to my sons.  There is something very special amongst our people.  I know other cultures, ethnic groups, nationalities may share the same kinds of things, but to me, I would not to be anything...
    SpearCarrier SpearCarrier 51-55, M 3 Responses Oct 14, 2009

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    Irish American

    I grew up adopted at age six knowing that my father was second generation Irish. Im actually very proud to be Irish. I think about what they went through as a country and think to myself, "Well, they survived then so can I." Not much to go on but hey, it works for me. Most...
    Lovetheunlovely Lovetheunlovely 31-35 Feb 24, 2012

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    Sabrina Joyce

    Hi Everyone,my name is Sabrina Joyce, and I and my Sister Christine are Great Grandnieces of the Irish Writer James Joyce We have launched a website dedicated to All those who have Irish ancestry but are living abroad. The website offers FREE and detailed ancestry search...
    Irishgathering2013 Irishgathering2013 31-35 Mar 28, 2012

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    Red Irish Clothing

    Started a clothing line for Irish Americans.... www.redirishclothing.net www.facebook.com/redirishclothing www.twitter.com/RedIrishClthg
    irishblood85 irishblood85 26-30 1 Response Nov 8, 2012

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    Family Tree

      Hi 2  everyone, I am here in England, I was born in northern  Ireland  2 a big irish family of  11.We r  researching my family tree, and i believe that i have lots of family  in that fantastic lyplace they call America. ...
    pampaswey pampaswey 46-50, F 2 Responses Feb 20, 2010

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    I'm Irish-american, and I Love It

    Both of my grandmothers are 100% Irish. Their parents came from Ireland. I don't really know much about my mother's mother's parents, besides that they came to Boston, Mass. from Ireland. My father's mother's parents came to the New York City area in the 1930's. I still have...
    lymore lymore 16-17 Apr 14, 2008

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    jwpepper jwpepper 41-45, M May 3

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    If Your Irish - If Your Not - Happy St.patricks Day-try This !!

    HI EVERYONE YOU DONT HAVE TO BE IRISH TO LOVE EVERYTHING IRISH ST PATRICK'S DAY IS FOR EVERYONE MAKE SOMEONE SPECIAL FEEL GOOD THIS MARCH 17TH WITH A VERY SPECIAL IRISH GIFT HAVE A QUICK LOOK YOU'LL BE GLAD YOU DID IM JUST A GIRL FROM CORK STARTING UP A SMALL...
    corkgirl corkgirl 36-40, F Mar 2, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    Im not Irish, but have always been intrigued by the Irish culture. :)I've also always liked the Irish band, U2 ever since I was a kid and like the Irish-American rap group, House...
    texaschic35 texaschic35 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 1

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    I think most people would deny it, but they love being part of large groups. Everyone wants to be an individual but in the anonymity of large groups people seem to sink to lowest...
    lifeisforfree lifeisforfree 61-65, M Aug 14

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    I'm English and I'm a mancunian so ye from Manchester but I sound like half Manchester half wiganish cause I have learnt their slang from my Bezzie but I have traits of French...
    sophiebluewolf sophiebluewolf 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    Bio: Alex was in an Irish-American family, but grew up his whole life on the coast of Scotland. He prefers himself to think of himself a Scot, and a very proud one at that...
    ItsAlexYay ItsAlexYay 13-15, T 1 Response Aug 18

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    I'm a Celt, Breton and Irish, so my culture has effectively been subsumed by the French and British around it. Culture seems to be being subsumed in these societies by American...
    DearbhalC95 DearbhalC95 18-21, F 1 hr ago

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    If I were permitted by "the man" to title this piece, I would call it "The Immigration Question in Relation to previous trends". And it would analyze the argument made by pro...
    TheDaken TheDaken 26-30, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    PART TWO: Emma I wrote about my trip to Ireland a week or so ago and promised a part two ( EP Link ). Part two here is not so much about Ireland as it is about one...
    SaraBee1995 SaraBee1995 18-21, F 6 Responses Aug 11

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    I am half African American on my mom's side and half Irish on my dad's. I have tan skin with long, curly, dark brown/red hair and brown eyes. I grew up around both sides of my...
    Jesxica Jesxica 18-21, F 2 Responses Aug 12

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    When asked about their ethnicity, most people of different nationalities just say, “I’m German.” Or I’m English”, but Americans… Oh NO! They have to give you a math...
    fishsweeper fishsweeper 51-55, F 6 Responses Jul 31

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    I have dated across the a rainbow of colors and nationalities. I'm African-American married (and divorced) an Irish Catholic American. I have two children who are very proud of...
    hazelarcher hazelarcher 41-45, F 4 Responses Aug 2

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    A mutt is a person of mixed decent. My mother is Asian, Gullah African, African Decent (we don't know which tribe because our history was destroyed years ago) English, & Seminole...
    BeautifulVenDisaster BeautifulVenDisaster 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 4

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    I want to chat with American-Irish or Irish ginger men.
    MamaWI MamaWI 31-35, F Jul 31

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    After I heard a few weeks ago that scheduled performances by the talentless, racist, and degenerate Ted Nugent were being cancelled by Native American Tribes (including one...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 2 Responses Aug 14

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    Really, I don't have an accent all the time. Every now and again, though I am an AMERICAN, I can muster up a British or Irish accent, and get all the ladies, because from what I...
    JohnBobMac JohnBobMac 16-17, T 1 Response Aug 12

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    They Don't Call Me Monstermaster For Nothing - Well of course I love horror movies, in particular 80's and 90's era as well as 70's and classic Hammer Horror. I have a list of...
    Monstermaster13 Monstermaster13 22-25, M 2 Responses Aug 16

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    Anyone ever drive in the United Kingdom an irish friend taught me by tieing a ribbon on my left arm so I won't forget what side of the road I'm supposed to be on it's a great help...
    lepore lepore 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    Some of the festivals and holidays are also celebrated to mark the birthday of spiritual saint or guru. The dates for these festivals continue shifting in a very calendar 12 months...
    Gilmaoq1174 Gilmaoq1174 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 20

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    I'm part Mayan, as well as Apache and Cherokee. I get my Mayan side from my paternal grandmother, as well as Apache and Cherokee from her as well. Now, I've never personally...
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    Evaluate your Electrical power degrees each day round the technique of every week. A modify in hormone levels with pregnancy can significantly increase your progesterone...
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    NASA Hiding the Evidence Investigation in Natomas By Paul Dale Roberts, HPI Esoteric Detective Haunted and Paranormal Investigations - HPI International https://www.facebook.com...
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    Well I'm 23% Cherokee My great grandma was full Irish I'm American I have some immigrants in my family from long ago some came from Germany and some cam from Other places I...
    RainbowWolf13 RainbowWolf13 13-15, F 15 hrs ago

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