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#Irishness

# irishness - Sunday 18 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you proud to be Irish? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you proud to be Irish?

If someone asked you out of the blue, what would you say?

# irishness - Saturday 17 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Do you guys have pizza in Ireland?: 'Most Americans I met knew almost nothing about Ireland' Column

Do you guys have pizza in Ireland?: 'Most Americans I met knew almost nothing about Ireland'

Their Ireland is the Ireland their ancestors left, often untouched by the changes that have taken place since then, writes Caoimhín De Barra.

# irishness - Thursday 9 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'To say Britishness is authentic, while denying Irishness is quaffing one’s own Kool-Aid too deeply' National Identities

Opinion: 'To say Britishness is authentic, while denying Irishness is quaffing one’s own Kool-Aid too deeply'

Melanie Phillips tried to use history to delegitimise the nationalist aspirations of Sinn Féin and the Scottish Nationalist Party, writes Caoimhin De Barra.

# irishness - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

# irishness - Saturday 30 April, 2016

From The42 'You walk out to a sea of green and start thinking about holidays on farms in Kerry and Clare' Cult Hero

'You walk out to a sea of green and start thinking about holidays on farms in Kerry and Clare'

Gary Breen admits getting ‘very emotional’ right before Ireland’s 2002 World Cup campaign and says he sees a similar togetherness in the current squad.

# irishness - Saturday 14 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie "I see myself as 90% Irish...with some Brit bits" Sean Moncrieff

"I see myself as 90% Irish...with some Brit bits"

Sean Moncrieff’s new book is about the Irish Paradox.

# irishness - Monday 8 June, 2015

From The42 'We never once felt English' - Aldridge, Hughton, McCarthy, and McAteer discuss their Irishness The Born Identity

'We never once felt English' - Aldridge, Hughton, McCarthy, and McAteer discuss their Irishness

A host of ex-Ireland internationals have been asked about their upbringings.

# irishness - Thursday 27 November, 2014

This video on Irish stereotypes is oddly charming and pretty dead-on

You won’t find any little green men here.

# irishness - Friday 12 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Peig Sayers represents our complexity and there is a little of her in us all' Irish Language

Opinion: 'Peig Sayers represents our complexity and there is a little of her in us all'

The Sayers family were Protestant Cromwellian landed genrty whose descendent ended up being one of the most famous storytellers in Europe, speaking the Irish language.

# irishness - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

How Truly Irish Are You?

Take this quiz to find out.

# irishness - Saturday 22 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: The day I had to prove I was Irish – and failed Policing Irishness

Column: The day I had to prove I was Irish – and failed

Both my parents are Irish, I live in Ireland and I hold an Irish passport. But that wasn’t enough when I was called interview for America’s coveted ‘greencard lottery’, writes Stephen Collins.

# irishness - Friday 14 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: How we lost St Patrick's Day Opinion This post contains a poll

Column: How we lost St Patrick's Day

As I watched the St Patrick’s Day parade march down New York’s Fifth Avenue, the true meaning of our national holiday struck me. And it made me realise many of us fail to understand what March 17 actually represents for our small nation, writes Paul Allen.

# irishness - Monday 4 November, 2013

From The42 Martin O'Neill on what it means to be Irish Identity

Martin O'Neill on what it means to be Irish

The new international manager-in-waiting talks playing Gaelic football, captaining Northern Ireland and managing Celtic.

# irishness - Monday 28 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 'Irish-ness' hugely important for success of businesses Networking

'Irish-ness' hugely important for success of businesses

Survey from Irish International Business Network shows that companies with a strong Irish identity appeal most to potential clients.

# irishness - Saturday 26 October, 2013

From The42 ‘People laughed at my accent when I first played for Ireland’ – Kilbane Identity

‘People laughed at my accent when I first played for Ireland’ – Kilbane

The former Everton and Sunderland player, who turned down the chance to represent England, talks about his strong sense of Irishness.

# irishness - Sunday 13 October, 2013

25 things that will make every Irish person feel ancient

These things will make you realise how fast the years have flown by.

# irishness - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

7 shopping experiences you'll only have in Ireland

7 shopping experiences you'll only have in Ireland

Ireland is a pretty unique place for small businesses, all things considered.

# irishness - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Is the Irish accent actually the sexiest in the world?

We think it is and here’s why.

# irishness - Monday 1 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Lisa McInerney: We tolerate cute hoors, we end up with Anglo tape types Column

Lisa McInerney: We tolerate cute hoors, we end up with Anglo tape types

Our capacity for putting up with ‘charismatic’ cowboys is no longer a bad national joke – it’s our national downfall.

# irishness - Thursday 11 April, 2013

From TheJournal.ie College offers online course in what it means to be Irish Identity

College offers online course in what it means to be Irish

Free open online course allows students here – and abroad – to explore Irish identity.

# irishness - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Irishness, pints and craic: Tom Cruise's 24 hours in Dublin (pics, videos) Tom Cruise This post contains videos This post contains images

Irishness, pints and craic: Tom Cruise's 24 hours in Dublin (pics, videos)

Far and away (geddit?!) the best 24 hours you can have in Ireland…

# irishness - Thursday 14 March, 2013

From TheJournal.ie President’s St Patrick’s Day message: ‘It’s time to reflect on our shared past’ Irishness

President’s St Patrick’s Day message: ‘It’s time to reflect on our shared past’

Michael D Higgins says it is a time to reflect on our shared past, celebrate Ireland’s unique culture and heritage, and show our gratitude to all those who have been of assistance to Irish people at home and abroad.

# irishness - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

What the Americans in Ireland think of the Irish Where's Me Jumper This post contains images

What the Americans in Ireland think of the Irish

Italia 90, pub etiquette, tracksuit bottoms… here’s what our American friends think of us.

# irishness - Monday 8 October, 2012

11 pieces of modern Irish etiquette Dos And Donts This post contains images

11 pieces of modern Irish etiquette

When to mention the weather? How to end a phone conversation? It’s all here…

# irishness - Sunday 7 October, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: I want my son to feel at home in Ireland, too Read Me

Column: I want my son to feel at home in Ireland, too

Raising a child between two cultures is never easy – especially when you’re halfway round the world, writes Paul Garrigan.

From TheJournal.ie Column: What’s the point of our national anthem today? Opinion

Column: What’s the point of our national anthem today?

The singing of Amhrán na bhFiann can be a powerful moment – or it can be embarrassing, writes Gerry Smyth. What are national anthems really for?

# irishness - Friday 7 September, 2012

11 ways to tell if you're Irish... according to you

From funerals, to wooden spoons, to flat 7UP. You know you’re Irish when…

# irishness - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

VIDEO: How You Know You're Irish Irishness This post contains videos

VIDEO: How You Know You're Irish

Well, are you? Find out with this handy guide.

# irishness - Saturday 11 August, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: Our obsession with ‘insults’ against Ireland is a waste of energy Opinion

Column: Our obsession with ‘insults’ against Ireland is a waste of energy

There was anger when Katie Taylor was ‘claimed’ as British – but such a reaction exposes our insecurity, writes Aaron McKenna.

# irishness - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie ‘Inherently racist’ – Varadkar critical of signs of ‘Irishness’ on Dublin taxis Green Lights

‘Inherently racist’ – Varadkar critical of signs of ‘Irishness’ on Dublin taxis

Transport Minister Leo Varadkar also said that stickers indicating that a driver was Irish were “inherently racist”.

# irishness - Monday 14 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Are some Dublin taxi drivers using covert signal of ‘Irishness’? Green Lights This post contains images

Are some Dublin taxi drivers using covert signal of ‘Irishness’? Exclusive

Have you seen those green lights on the roofs of taxis? TheJournal.ie investigation indicates some are being used to signal to the public – and to other drivers – that the vehicles are being driven by Irish nationals.

# irishness - Monday 7 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Column: This is a unique island – and it’s time we regained our pride Opinion

Column: This is a unique island – and it’s time we regained our pride

Ireland has a heritage that is the envy of the world, writes Jillian Godsil. We should remember that when building our future.

# irishness - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are 'drunken' stereotypes about Irish people a problem? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are 'drunken' stereotypes about Irish people a problem?

Clothes depicting Irish people as drunks damage our image abroad, a councillor has said. So what do you think?

# irishness - Monday 5 March, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Urban Outfitters criticised over 'drunk Irish' themed clothing Irish Yoga

Urban Outfitters criticised over 'drunk Irish' themed clothing

A Fine Gael councillor has called on the fashion retailer to withdraw items with the “damaging” stereotype.

# irishness - Sunday 4 March, 2012

5 videos of non-Irish people attempting Irish accents Irishness This post contains videos

5 videos of non-Irish people attempting Irish accents

Remember when Micheál Martin had a go at Chinese? What about when the roles are reversed?

# irishness - Sunday 18 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Column: I found the heart of Ireland in the Fairytale of New York Read Me

Column: I found the heart of Ireland in the Fairytale of New York

Englishwoman Sarah Franklin had heard the classic Pogues song many times – but she had never truly experienced its magic until she saw it performed by a club full of emotional Irish people at Christmas.

# irishness - Friday 7 October, 2011

From TheJournal.ie This is Ireland... in 250 faces Face Off This post contains images

This is Ireland... in 250 faces

The portraits of 250 Irish people – both famous and not famous – will be exhibited in Dublin Airport for a year.

From TheJournal.ie Diaspora to get 'recognition' system - but NOT honours system Global Irish

Diaspora to get 'recognition' system - but NOT honours system

Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore announces new scheme at Global Irish Economic Forum as Taoiseach Enda Kenny speaks of “new age” lying ahead for Ireland.

# irishness - Monday 19 September, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Column: We can make a new Ireland, but everyone has to help Opinion

Column: We can make a new Ireland, but everyone has to help

Change is in our power – and a truly better Ireland will only come if we all get stuck in, writes Yvonne McKenna.

# irishness - Saturday 11 September, 2010

Jaysus! Irish accents are the world's sexiest

Quids in if you’re Colin Farrell. Or Bono, apparently.