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I Am Irish-american

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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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    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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    jwpepper jwpepper 41-45, M May 3

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Yeah, for some reason everyone thinks I'm NOT American, as in, I've been asked if I was Canadian (twice), Scottish, Irish, Canadian again, British, and French, oh, and Russian...
    SystemShutdown SystemShutdown 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Lol, i just have to ask this. If my dad is born in america, but both of his parents are irish. Is he 100% irish with an american nationality?
    WolfyBluepaw WolfyBluepaw 13-15, M 6 Responses a week ago

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    My great great grandparents walked the Seminole trail of tears had a son in oklahoma who married a Black Hills woman and had a daughter who married a carribean man and had a son...
    Alylovespuppies Alylovespuppies 16-17, F Jul 15

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    A mugshot of James "Whitey" Bulger taken after his arrest in 2011I think the world is an endlessly fascinating place and I never fail to learn something new about it from a...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    Subject: Detroit "Suburb" Dearborn, Michigan makes the news (This is from a fellow who says he lives and works in Dearborn!) Can't work in the school system front offices if...
    fitsjustfine fitsjustfine 41-45, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    Gramma is Irish, Swedish, Danish, & Scottish. Papa is Irish, German, British, Crow Indian. Ama is Chinese & Aztec Mexican. Apa was Spaniard, French, and Mexican. I am an...
    wheelsxoxo wheelsxoxo 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Ahhhh, that sweet smell of… rejection. It’s not something I’ve had any personal experience with – yet – but I don’t for a moment suppose I...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    I'm 21 and in an interracial relationship. My dad is African-American, and my Mom has Dominican, Indian, and African-American that make up her background. My love is Irish and...
    earthlysoul earthlysoul 22-25, M Jul 3

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    Why are so many parents being arrested? This summer has seen a rash of stories of parents being hauled away in cuffs for such sins as letting their kids roam unaccompanied in a...
    Rebeccaloves Rebeccaloves 36-40, F 1 day ago

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    While I am an American, of very mixed heritage, I consider my main background English. My mother's mother was born in England, then the family moved to Canada. My grandmother...
    bill372 bill372 61-65, M 1 Response Jun 30

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    I love the country accent, american, australian and irish all are so hot.
    cantpick cantpick 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    I am of European and Filipino descent. My mom was first generation Filipino and my dad is a medley of European ethnicities. My parents divorced after my sister and I were born...
    FizzbinChampion FizzbinChampion 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    {Pre-amble... I was told this story was far too long... and probably should be kept to myself. Initially, I deleted it, but I've decided to post it... you be the judge.. it is my...
    lifu0427 lifu0427 56-60, M 7 Responses Jul 10

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