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Irish people


Irish People Try To Explain Irish Phrases


Stupid questions Irish people are always asked, answered by KNEECAP


Irish People Taste Test Thanksgiving Food


Can Irish People Speak Irish? (Gaeilge or Gaelic) // Clisare


When Irish People Cant Speak Irish - Foil Arms and Hog

The Irish are a Celtic nation and ethnic group native to the island of Ireland, who share a common Irish ancestry, identity and culture. Ireland has been inhabited for about 12,500 years according to archaeological studies. For most of Ireland's recorded history, the Irish have been primarily a Gaelic people. Anglo-Normans conquered parts of Ireland in the 12th century, while England's 16th/17th-century (re)conquest and colonisation of Ireland brought a large number of English and Lowland Scots people to parts of the island, especially the north. Today, Ireland is made up of the Republic of Ireland and the smaller Northern Ireland. The people of Northern Ireland hold various national identities including British, Irish, Northern Irish or some combination thereof.
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  • Prehistoric and legendary ancestors 

  • Genetics 

  • Irish Travellers 

  • Black Irish 

  • Early expansion and the coming of Christianity 

  • Migration and invasion in the Middle Ages 

  • Surnames 

  • Late Medieval and Tudor Ireland 

  • Plantations 

  • Enlightenment Ireland 

  • The Great Famine / An Górta Mór 

  • 20th century 

  • Religions in Ireland 

  • Irish identity 

  • Europe 

  • Irish diaspora