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Irish commonly refers to:

  • Someone or something of, from, or related to:
    • Ireland, an island situated off the north-western coast of continental Europe
    • Northern Ireland, a constituent unit of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
    • Republic of Ireland, a sovereign state
  • Irish language, also known as Irish Gaelic, a Goidelic language spoken in Ireland
  • Irish people, people of Irish ethnicity, people born in Ireland and people who hold Irish citizenship
  • Lace curtain and shanty Irish, terms that were commonly used in the 19th and 20th centuries to categorize Irish people, particularly Irish Americans, by social class ("lace curtain Irish" were well off, while the "shanty Irish" were poor)

Irish may also refer to:


Art, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • Irish Eyes, the fifth of the Nuala Anne McGrail series of mystery novels by Roman Catholic priest and author Father Andrew M. Greeley
  • Irish Eyes Are Smiling (1944), a musical film which chronicles the life of popular Irish song composer Ernest R. Ball

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