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Ireland (17,858 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Ireland (i/ˈaɪərlənd/; Irish: Éire [ˈeːɾʲə] ( listen); Ulster-Scots: Airlann [ˈɑːrlən]) is an island in the North Atlantic. It is separated from Great
Republic of Ireland (15,462 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ireland (i/ˈaɪərlənd/; Irish: Éire [ˈeːɾʲə] ( listen)), also known as the Republic of Ireland (Poblacht na hÉireann), is a sovereign state in north-western
Irish language (11,583 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish (Gaeilge), also referred to as Gaelic or Irish Gaelic, is a Goidelic language of the Indo-European language family originating in Ireland and historically
Northern Ireland (14,703 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Northern Ireland (Irish: Tuaisceart Éireann pronounced [ˈt̪ˠuəʃcəɾˠt̪ˠ ˈeːɾʲən̪ˠ] ( listen); Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a country of the United
Michael Fassbender (3,320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael Fassbender (born 2 April 1977) is a German-born Irish actor. His feature film debut was in the fantasy war epic 300 (2007) as a Spartan warrior;
Dublin (10,320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dublin (/ˈdʌblᵻn/, Irish: Baile Átha Cliath [blʲaːˈklʲiəh]) is the capital and largest city of Ireland. Dublin is in the province of Leinster on Ireland's
Irish people (8,382 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish people (Irish: Muintir na hÉireann or Na hÉireannaigh) are a nation and ethnic group native to the island of Ireland, who share a common Irish ancestry
Great Famine (Ireland) (12,757 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Great Famine (Irish: an Gorta Mór, [anˠ ˈgɔɾˠt̪ˠa mˠoːɾˠ]) or the Great Hunger was a period of mass starvation, disease, and emigration in Ireland
Oscar Wilde (13,709 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet. After writing in different forms
Irish Republican Army (1,559 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Republican Army (IRA) is any of several armed movements in Ireland in the 20th and 21st centuries dedicated to Irish republicanism, the belief
The Troubles (15,327 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Troubles (Irish: Na Trioblóidí) was an ethno-nationalist conflict in Northern Ireland during the late 20th century. Also known internationally as
Pierce Brosnan (6,553 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Pierce Brendan Brosnan, OBE (born 16 May 1953) is an Irish actor, film producer, and activist who after leaving comprehensive school at age 16, began
W. B. Yeats (7,968 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1865 – 28 January 1939) was an Irish poet and one of the foremost figures of 20th-century literature. A pillar of both the Irish and British literary establishments
Sinn Féin (8,914 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sinn Féin (/ʃɪn ˈfeɪn/ shin-FAYN; Irish pronunciation: [ʃɪnʲ ˈfʲeːnʲ]; English: Ourselves or We Ourselves) is an Irish republican political party active
Daniel Day-Lewis (4,535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Day-Lewis (born 29 April 1957) is an English actor who holds both British and Irish citizenship. Born and raised in London, he excelled on stage at the National
Saint Patrick's Day (6,558 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick"), is a cultural and religious celebration
Saoirse Ronan (3,270 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Saoirse Una Ronan (/ˈsɜːrʃə ˈuːnə ˈroʊnən/ SUR-shə; born 12 April 1994) is an Irish and American actress. She is a two-time Academy Award nominee; receiving
British and Irish Lions (4,895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The British and Irish Lions is a rugby union team selected from players eligible for any of the Home Nations – the national sides of England, Ireland
Richard Harris (3,659 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Richard St John Harris (1 October 1930 – 25 October 2002) was an Irish actor and singer. He appeared on stage and in many films, appearing as Frank Machin
Irish Americans (18,060 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish Americans (Irish: Gael-Mheiriceánaigh) are an ethnic group comprising Americans who have full or partial ancestry from Ireland, especially those
Irish War of Independence (13,187 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish War of Independence (Irish: Cogadh na Saoirse) or Anglo-Irish War or the Tan War was a guerrilla war fought from 1919 to 1921 between the Irish
Taoiseach (2,754 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Taoiseach (i/ˈtiːʃəx/, tee-shəkh, pl. Taoisigh /ˈtiːʃi/, tee-shee; Irish pronunciation: [ˈt̪ˠiː.ʃəx]) is the head of government or prime minister
James Joyce (9,903 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
James Augustine Aloysius Joyce (2 February 1882 – 13 January 1941) was an Irish novelist, short story writer, and poet. He contributed to the modernist
C. S. Lewis (11,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Norse and Greek mythology, and later in Irish mythology and literature. He also expressed an interest in the Irish language, though there is not much evidence
Easter Rising (12,633 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Easter Rising (Irish: Éirí Amach na Cásca), also known as the Easter Rebellion, was an armed insurrection in Ireland during Easter Week, April 1916
Bono (6,902 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hewson (born 10 May 1960), known by his stage name Bono (/ˈbɒnoʊ/), is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician, venture capitalist, businessman, and philanthropist
Samuel Beckett (7,577 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Samuel Barclay Beckett (/ˈbɛkɪt/; 13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish avant-garde novelist, playwright, theatre director, and poet, who lived
Provisional Irish Republican Army (13,458 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA or Provisional IRA) was an Irish republican paramilitary organization that sought to remove Northern Ireland
Leprechaun (1,675 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A leprechaun (Irish: leipreachán) is a type of fairy in Irish folklore. They are usually depicted as little bearded men, wearing a coat and hat, who partake
British Isles (8,356 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ireland seceded from the United Kingdom after the Irish War of Independence and the subsequent Anglo-Irish Treaty (1919–1922), with six counties remaining
Bram Stoker (2,927 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Abraham "Bram" Stoker (8 November 1847 – 20 April 1912) was an Irish author, best known today for his 1897 Gothic novel Dracula. During his lifetime,
Colin Farrell (6,617 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Colin James Farrell (born 31 May 1976) is an Irish actor. Farrell appeared in the BBC drama Ballykissangel in 1998, made his film debut in the Tim Roth-directed
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland (8,677 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
desire for an Irish Republic led to the Irish War of Independence, which resulted in Ireland seceding from the Union and forming the Irish Free State in
Cillian Murphy (6,103 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cillian Murphy (/ˈkɪliən/; born 25 May 1976) is an Irish actor of stage and screen. Since making his debut in his home country in the late 1990s, Murphy
Countries of the United Kingdom (2,824 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
agreement on some non-devolved matters for Northern Ireland (see British–Irish Intergovernmental Conference). England, comprising the majority of the population
Good Friday Agreement (4,046 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Good Friday Agreement (GFA) or Belfast Agreement (Irish: Comhaontú Aoine an Chéasta or Irish: Comhaontú Bhéal Feirste; Ulster-Scots: Guid Friday Greeance
Sinéad O'Connor (7,093 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marie Bernadette O'Connor (/ʃɪˈneɪd oʊˈkɒnər/; born 8 December 1966) is an Irish singer-songwriter who rose to fame in the late 1980s with her debut album
Enda Kenny (8,344 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Enda Kenny (born 24 April 1951) is an Irish politician who has been Taoiseach since 9 March 2011 and Minister for Defence since 6 May 2016. He served
Fine Gael (5,746 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fine Gael (/ˌfiːnə ˈɡeɪl/; meaning Family or Tribe of the Irish) is a liberal-conservative and Christian democratic political party in Ireland. Fine Gael
Irish Travellers (5,774 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish Travellers (Irish: an lucht siúil) also called pavees or pejoratively referred to as tinkers, pikeys, and gypsies, are a traditionally itinerant
Jonathan Swift (5,563 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Jonathan Swift (30 November 1667 – 19 October 1745) was an Anglo-Irish satirist, essayist, political pamphleteer (first for the Whigs, then for the Tories)
Irish Free State (4,889 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Free State (Irish: Saorstát Éireann pronounced [sˠiːɾˠsˠˈt̪ˠaːt̪ˠ ˈeːɾʲən̪ˠ]; 6 December 1922 – 29 December 1937) was an independent state established
Leo Varadkar (1,350 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Leo Varadkar (Irish pronunciation: [ˈlʲoː ˈvˠaɾˠəd̪ˠkəɾˠ]; born 18 January 1979) is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has served as Minister for Social
Michael Collins (Irish leader) (12,326 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Collins (Irish: Mícheál Ó Coileáin; 16 October 1890 – 22 August 1922) was a soldier and politician who was a leading figure in the struggle for Irish independence
Vikings (TV series) (3,299 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(seasons 4–) Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Bishop Heahmund (seasons 4–) An Irish-Canadian co-production, Vikings was developed and produced by Octagon Films
Peter O'Toole (3,351 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Seamus O'Toole (/oʊˈtuːl/; 2 August 1932 – 14 December 2013) was a British-Irish stage and film actor. He attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and
Banshee (1,101 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Modern Irish bean sí, from Old Irish: ban síde, pronounced [bʲan ˈʃiːðʲe], "woman of the fairy mound" or "fairy woman") is a female spirit in Irish mythology
Phil Lynott (4,328 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parris "Phil" Lynott (/ˈlaɪnət/; 20 August 1949 – 4 January 1986) was an Irish musician, singer and songwriter. His most commercially successful group
Michael Gambon (3,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Michael John Gambon CBE (born 19 October 1940) is an Irish-born English actor who has worked in theatre, television and film. Gambon has played the
Michael Gambon (3,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sir Michael John Gambon CBE (born 19 October 1940) is an Irish-born English actor who has worked in theatre, television and film. Gambon has played the
Galway (8,588 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Galway (/ˈɡɔːlweɪ/; Irish: Gaillimh, pronounced [ˈɡalʲɪvʲ]) is a city in the West of Ireland in the province of Connacht. Galway City Council is the local
Enya (7,714 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
professionally as Enya, is an Irish singer, songwriter, musician, and producer. Born into a musical family and raised in the Irish speaking area of Gweedore
Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (14,355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wellington, KG, GCB, GCH, PC, FRS (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852), was an Anglo-Irish soldier and statesman who was one of the leading military and political
Gaels (8,840 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Gaels (Irish pronunciation: [ɡeːlˠ], Scottish Gaelic pronunciation: [kɛː.əlˠ]; Irish: Na Gaeil, Scottish Gaelic: Na Gàidheil) are an ethnolinguistic
Ulster (6,461 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ulster (/ˈʌlstər/; Irish: Ulaidh pronounced [ˈul̪ˠəi] or Cúige Uladh pronounced [ˈkuːɟə ˈul̪ˠə], Ulster Scots: Ulstèr[dead link][dead link] or Ulster)
History of Ireland (11,654 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
either conquer or assimilate the Irish lordships into the Kingdom of Ireland provided the initial impetus for a series of Irish military campaigns between 1534
Kennedy family (1,120 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kennedy family in September 1963 Place of origin New Ross, County Wexford (Irish forebears) Boston, Massachusetts (American political dynasty) Distinctions
Irish nationalism (5,490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish nationalism asserts that the Irish people are a nation. Since the partition of Ireland, the term generally refers to support for a united Ireland
Notre Dame Fighting Irish football (14,343 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish football team is the intercollegiate football team representing the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana. The
Conor McGregor (9,321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Conor Anthony McGregor (Irish: Conchúr Antóin Mac Gréagóir; born 14 July 1988) is an Irish professional mixed martial artist who is currently signed to
Full breakfast (2,049 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to a "full English" or "fry-up"). Other regional variants are the "full Irish", "full Scottish", "full Welsh", and the "Ulster fry". It is especially
Dáil Éireann (4,034 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
taken from the Irish language but is the official title of the body in both English and Irish, including both language versions of the Irish constitution
Fianna Fáil (3,798 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
English) /fᵻˌænə ˈfɔɪl/, (Irish pronunciation: [ˈfʲiən̪ˠə ˈfˠɑːlʲ]) also known as Fianna Fáil – The Republican Party (Irish: Fianna Fáil – An Páirtí Poblachtach)
Jonathan Rhys Meyers (1,701 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rhys Meyers (born Jonathan Michael Francis O'Keeffe; 27 July 1977) is an Irish actor. He is best known for his roles in the films Velvet Goldmine (1998)
Graham Norton (2,967 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
William Walker (born 4 April 1963), better known as Graham Norton, is an Irish television and radio presenter, DJ, comedian, actor, and writer. He is a
Hurling (5,035 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hurling (Irish: iománaíocht/iomáint), is an outdoor team game of ancient Gaelic and Irish origin, administered by the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA)
The Irish Times (3,755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Times is an Irish daily broadsheet newspaper launched on 29 March 1859. The editor is Paul O'Neill who succeeded Kevin O'Sullivan in 2017; the
Irish mythology (2,974 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
conversion to Christianity. However, much of it was preserved in medieval Irish literature, though it was shorn of its religious meanings. This literature
Brendan Gleeson (1,257 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brendan Gleeson (born 29 March 1955) is an Irish actor. He is the recipient of three IFTA Awards, two BIFA Awards, one Emmy Award and has been nominated
Republic of Ireland national football team (8,477 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Republic of Ireland national football team (Irish: Foireann peile náisiúnta Phoblacht na hÉireann) represents Ireland in association football. It
Éamon de Valera (11,705 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Éamon de Valera (/ˈeɪmən dɛvəˈlɛrə/; Irish pronunciation: [ˈeːmˠən̻ˠ dʲɛ ˈvˠalʲəɾʲə]; first registered as Jorge de Valero; changed some time before 1901
Scottish Gaelic (7,657 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Celtic languages, Scottish Gaelic, like Modern Irish and Manx, developed out of Middle Irish. Most of modern Scotland was once Gaelic-speaking, as
Irish Civil War (9,894 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Civil War (Irish: Cogadh Cathartha na hÉireann; 28 June 1922 – 24 May 1923) was a conflict that followed the Irish War of Independence and accompanied
Irish republicanism (7,485 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish republicanism (Irish: poblachtánachas Éireannach) is an ideology based on the belief that all of Ireland should be an independent republic. The development
The Departed (3,602 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anderson and Alec Baldwin in supporting roles. The film takes place in Boston. Irish Mob boss Francis "Frank" Costello (Jack Nicholson) plants Colin Sullivan
Gaelic football (4,320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gaelic football (Irish: Peil Ghaelach; short name Peil or Caid), commonly referred to as football or Gaelic, is an Irish team sport. It is played between
The Cranberries (2,368 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cranberries are an Irish rock band who formed in Limerick in 1989. The band consists of lead singer Dolores O'Riordan, guitarist Noel Hogan, bassist
Bob Geldof (7,483 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1951), is an Irish singer-songwriter, author, political activist and occasional actor. He rose to prominence as the lead singer of the Irish rock band The
Counties of Ireland (5,976 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The counties of Ireland (Irish: contaetha na hÉireann; Ulster-Scots: coonties o Airlann) are sub-national divisions that have been, and in some cases
Gary Moore (2,353 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert William Gary Moore (4 April 1952 – 6 February 2011) was a Northern Irish musician, most widely recognised as a singer, songwriter, and virtuoso rock
Gabriel Byrne (1,895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gabriel James Byrne (born 12 May 1950) is an Irish actor, film director, film producer, writer, cultural ambassador and audiobook narrator. His acting
Provinces of Ireland (775 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
divided into four provinces: Connacht, Leinster, Munster and Ulster. The Irish word for this territorial division, cúige, literally meaning "fifth part"
Brendan Fraser (1,550 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Office of Tourism. His ancestry includes Czech, French Canadian, German, Irish, and Scottish. His maternal uncle, George Genereux, was the only Canadian
Irish pound (1,943 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish pound (Irish: punt Éireannach) was the currency of Ireland until 2002. Its ISO 4217 code was IEP, and the usual notation was the prefix £ (or
Music of Ireland (5,132 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish Music is music that has been created in various genres on the island of Ireland. The indigenous music of the island is termed Irish traditional
Aer Lingus (9,259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Irish aerloingeas meaning "air fleet") is the flag carrier airline of Ireland and the second-largest airline in Ireland. Founded by the Irish government
Cork (city) (7,912 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Cork (/kɔːrk/; Irish: Corcaigh, pronounced [ˈkoɾkɪɟ], from corcach, meaning "marsh") is a university city in Ireland, located in the South-West of the
Scotch-Irish Americans (9,620 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scotch-Irish (or Scots-Irish) Americans are American descendants of Presbyterian and other Ulster Protestant Dissenters from various parts of Ireland
The Edge (2,838 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
better known by his stage name The Edge (or just Edge), is an English-born Irish musician and songwriter best known as the lead guitarist, keyboardist and
Glen Hansard (1,750 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Glen Hansard (born 21 April 1970) is an Irish songwriter, actor, vocalist and guitarist for Irish group The Frames, and one half of folk rock duo The
Celtic mythology (2,453 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
lampoonery in Irish mythology, and some authors even conclude that he was trusted to be benevolent enough to tolerate jokes at his own expense. Irish tales depict
President of Ireland (6,531 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Ireland (Irish: Uachtarán na hÉireann, /ˈuəxtərɑːn nə hˈɛərən/) is the head of state of Ireland and the Supreme Commander of the Irish Defence Forces
Irish Independent (1,505 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish called Seachtain. ("Seachtain" is the Irish word for "week".) The Irish Independent's sister publication is the Sunday Independent. The Irish Independent
County Donegal (7,805 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Donegal (pronounced /ˈdʌnᵻɡɔːl/ or /ˌdʌnᵻˈɡɔːl/; Irish: Contae Dhún na nGall) is a county of Ireland. It is part of the Border Region of the Republic
County Cork (2,677 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Cork (Irish: Contae Chorcaí) is the largest and southernmost county of Ireland. It lies in the province of Munster and is named after the city
Vaudeville (4,567 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
United States in the mid-19th century, Irish Americans interacted with established Americans, with the Irish becoming subject to discrimination due to
Irish name (1,441 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A formal Irish-language personal name consists of a given name and a surname. Surnames in Irish are generally patronymic in etymology, although they are
Irish Rebellion of 1798 (3,740 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Rebellion of 1798 (Irish: Éirí Amach 1798), also known as the United Irishmen Rebellion (Irish: Éirí Amach na nÉireannach Aontaithe), was an
Irish Singles Chart (633 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Singles Chart (Irish: Cairt Singil na hÉireann) is Ireland's music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded
Druid (7,590 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A druid (Welsh: derwydd; Old Irish: druí) was a member of the high-ranking professional class in ancient Celtic cultures. While perhaps best remembered
Ireland national rugby union team (3,938 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
2007). Ireland is also one of the four unions that make up the British and Irish Lions – players eligible to play for Ireland are also eligible for the Lions
Bobby Sands (4,725 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sands (Irish: Roibeárd Gearóid Ó Seachnasaigh; 9 March 1954 – 5 May 1981), commonly known as Bobby Sands, was an Irish member of the Provisional Irish Republican
Kingdom of Ireland (3,540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Kingdom of Ireland (Classical Irish: Ríoghacht Éireann; Modern Irish: Ríocht Éireann) was a client state of the Kingdom of England that existed on
Aidan Gillen (1,133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aidan Gillen (/ˈɡɪlɛn/; born Aidan Murphy; 24 April 1968) is an Irish actor. He is best known for portraying Petyr "Littlefinger" Baelish in the HBO series
Robert Boyle (3,828 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert William Boyle FRS (25 January 1627 – 31 December 1691) was an Anglo-Irish natural philosopher, chemist, physicist and inventor born in Lismore, County
Whisky (6,267 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Classical Gaelic word uisce (or uisge) meaning "water" (now written as uisce in Irish Gaelic, and uisge in Scottish Gaelic). Distilled alcohol was known in Latin
The Corrs (4,119 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Corrs are an Irish band that combine pop rock with traditional Irish themes within their music. The group consists of the Corr siblings, Andrea (lead
Garda Síochána (7,141 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An Garda Síochána (Irish pronunciation: [ən ˈɡaːrd̪ə ˈʃiːxaːn̪ˠə]; meaning "the Guardian of the Peace"), more commonly referred to as the Gardaí or "the
Seamus Heaney (8,747 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Heaney, MRIA (/ˈʃeɪməs ˈhiːni/; 13 April 1939 – 30 August 2013) was an Irish poet, playwright, translator and lecturer. He received the 1995 Nobel Prize
Roy Keane (11,499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
August 1971) is an Irish football assistant manager and former professional football player. He is the joint-most successful Irish footballer of all time
Northern Ireland national football team (4,438 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
by a single side, the Ireland national football team, organised by the Irish Football Association (IFA). In 1921, the jurisdiction of the IFA was reduced
Teachta Dála (964 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A TD (plural TDanna in Irish; full Irish form Teachta Dála /ˌtjɒxtə ˈdɔːlə/, Irish: [ˈtʲaxt̪ˠə ˈd̪ˠɑːlˠə], plural Teachtaí Dála) is a member of Dáil Éireann
County Kerry (3,801 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Kerry (Irish: Contae Chiarraí) is a county in Ireland. It is located in the South-West Region and is also part of the province of Munster. It is
Gerry Adams (7,088 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gerard Adams (Irish: Gearóid Mac Ádhaimh; born 6 October 1948) is an Irish republican politician who is the president of the Sinn Féin political party
Dennis Quaid (2,274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
agent, and William Rudy Quaid, an electrician. Quaid has English, Irish, Scots-Irish, and Cajun (French) ancestry. , and was raised in the Baptist faith
Irish Sea (5,357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Sea (Irish: Muir Éireann / An Mhuir Mheann, Manx: Y Keayn Yernagh, Scots: Erse Sea, Scottish Gaelic: Muir Èireann, Ulster-Scots: Airish Sea,
Goidelic languages (2,289 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Goidelic /ɡɔɪˈdɛlɪk/ or Gaelic languages (Irish: teangacha Gaelacha; Scottish Gaelic: cànanan Goidhealach; Manx: çhengaghyn Gaelgagh) form one of
Irish Wolfhound (2,643 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Wolfhound (Irish: Cú Faoil, Irish pronunciation: [ˈkuː ˈfˠiːlʲ]) is a breed of domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris), specifically a very large
Irish traditional music (8,020 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish traditional music (also known as Irish trad, Irish folk music, and other variants) is a genre of folk music that developed in Ireland. In A History
Anglo-Irish Treaty (4,606 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Anglo-Irish Treaty (Irish: An Conradh Angla-Éireannach), commonly known as The Treaty and officially the Articles of Agreement for a Treaty Between
Flag of Ireland (4,913 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Northern Ireland. The national flag of Ireland (Irish: bratach na hÉireann) – frequently referred to as the Irish tricolour (trídhathach na hÉireann) – is a
Hiberno-English (7,506 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hiberno‐English (from Latin Hibernia: "Ireland") or Irish English is the set of English dialects natively written and spoken within the island of Ireland
Unionism in Ireland (6,216 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
unionist culture and by voting for political candidates who espouse unionism. Irish nationalism is opposed to the ideology of unionism. Most unionists come
The Sun (United Kingdom) (13,408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
site with the name Irish Sun has been in operation since mid-2004. There is also an Irish edition of the Sun on Sunday, the Irish Sun on Sunday, which
Anglo-Irish people (2,981 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anglo-Irish (Irish: Angla-Éireannach) was a term used primarily in the 19th and early 20th centuries to identify a privileged social class in Ireland,
Charles Stewart Parnell (9,113 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles Stewart Parnell (Irish: Cathal Stiúbhard Parnell; 27 June 1846 – 6 October 1891) was an Irish nationalist politician and one of the most powerful
Peerage of Ireland (879 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ireland date from the Middle Ages. Before 1801, Irish peers were those who had the right to sit in the Irish House of Lords, but after the Union in 1801,
London Irish (1,190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
London Irish RFC is an English rugby union club with an Irish ethos and identity originally based in Sunbury, Surrey, where the senior squad train, the
Limerick (10,424 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Limerick (/ˈlɪmrɪk, -mərɪk/; Irish: Luimneach [ˈl̪imʲɨnʲəx]) is a city in county Limerick, Ireland. It is located in the Mid-West Region and is also part
Notre Dame Fighting Irish (3,200 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are the varsity sports teams of the University of Notre Dame. The Fighting Irish participate in 23 National Collegiate Athletic
Irish Recorded Music Association (684 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Recorded Music Association (IRMA) is a non-profit association set up in 1999 to manage and control the music industry in the Republic of Ireland
Parliament of Ireland (3,668 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
However, this Irish Parliament was a meeting of Irish nobles and bishops, not representatives of Irish people. Later, in the 15th century, Irish parliaments
Trinity College, Dublin (10,707 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
53.3444°N 6.2577°W / 53.3444; -6.2577 Trinity College (Irish: Coláiste na Tríonóide) is the sole constituent college of the University
County Tipperary (2,299 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Tipperary (Irish: Contae Thiobraid Árann) is a county in Ireland. Tipperary County Council is the local government authority for the county. Between
County Galway (1,736 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Galway (Irish: Contae na Gaillimhe) is a county in Ireland. In the West of Ireland, it is part of the province of Connacht (English spelling: Connaught)
Ogham (5,388 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ogham (/ˈɒɡəm/; Modern Irish [ˈoːmˠ] or [ˈoːəmˠ]; Old Irish: ogam [ˈɔɣamˠ]) is an Early Medieval alphabet used to write the early Irish language (in the "orthodox"
Munster (2,009 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Munster (Irish: an Mhumhain / Cúige Mumhan, pronounced [ə ˈvuːnʲ], [ˌkuːgʲə ˈmuːn]) is one of the provinces of Ireland situated in the south of Ireland
Labour Party (Ireland) (4,490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Labour Party (Irish: Páirtí an Lucht Oibre) is a social-democratic political party in the Republic of Ireland. Founded in 1912 in Clonmel, County
Terry Wogan (5,305 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Terry" Wogan, KBE, DL (/ˈwoʊɡən/; 3 August 1938 – 31 January 2016) was an Irish radio and television broadcaster who worked for the BBC in the UK for most
Government of Ireland (1,768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Northern Ireland, see Northern Ireland Executive. The Government of Ireland (Irish: Rialtas na hÉireann) is the cabinet that exercises executive authority
Dara Ó Briain (2,895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(/ˌdɑːrə oʊˈbriən, ˌdærə-/; Irish pronunciation: [ˈd̪ˠaɾˠə oː ˈbʲɾʲiənʲ]; born 4 February 1972)[citation needed] is an Irish comedian and television presenter
Brian McFadden (2,903 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
McFadden (born 12 April 1980) is an Irish singer-songwriter and TV presenter who rose to fame in 1998 as a member of the Irish boyband Westlife. When he resided
Irish diaspora (13,651 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish diaspora (Irish: Diaspóra na nGael) refers to Irish people and their descendants who live outside Ireland. The phenomenon of migration from
Seanad Éireann (2,403 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Senate of Ireland) is the government upper house of the Oireachtas (the Irish legislature), which also comprises the President of Ireland and Dáil Éireann
Eve Hewson (645 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Day Hewson (born 7 July 1991), known professionally as Eve Hewson, is an Irish actress. Her first major role was in the drama film This Must Be the Place
Irish Mob (5,402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Mob is the oldest organized crime group in the United States, in existence since the early 19th century. Originating in Irish American street
Acts of Union 1800 (1,570 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Britain and Ireland with effect from 1 January 1801. The "Irish" Act (the Act of the (Old) Irish Parliament) however has since been repealed in the Republic
Corned beef (2,374 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Salt, states that the Irish produced a salted beef around the Middle Ages that was the "forerunner of what today is known as Irish corned beef" and in the
Gaelic Athletic Association (4,040 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Irish: Cumann Lúthchleas Gael, [ˈkʊmˠən̪ˠ ˈl̪ˠuh.xlʲæsˠ ɡeːl̪ˠ] (CLG)) is an Irish and international amateur sporting
The Tudors (6,550 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Retrieved 13 December 2007.  The Irish Film & Television Awards: 2008 Winners – IFTA.ie Retrieved 12 March 2008. The Irish Film & Television Awards: 2009
Irish cuisine (4,410 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish cuisine is the style of cooking that originated from Ireland, or was developed by the Irish people. It has evolved from centuries of social and
County Meath (1,694 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Meath (/ˈmiːð/ MEEDH; Irish: Contae na Mí or simply an Mhí) is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Leinster and is part of the Mid-East
Guinness (7,772 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Guinness (/ˈɡɪnᵻs/) is an Irish dry stout that originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness (1725–1803) at St. James's Gate brewery in the capital city
Denis Leary (3,477 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
father, John Leary (1924-1985), was an auto mechanic. Being the son of Irish parents, Leary is a citizen of both the United States and Ireland. Through
Townland (2,926 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A townland (Irish: baile fearainn; Ulster-Scots: toonlann) is a small geographical division of land used in Ireland. The townland system is of Gaelic
Church of Ireland (4,912 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Church of Ireland (Irish: Eaglais na hÉireann) is a Christian church in Ireland and an autonomous province of the Anglican Communion. It is organised
Connacht (4,167 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Connacht /ˈkɒnɔːt/[1][unreliable source?] or Connaught (Irish: Connacht or Cúige Chonnacht) is one of the provinces of Ireland, situated in the west of
Irish Republican Army (1922–69) (5,471 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The original Irish Republican Army (IRA) fought a guerrilla war against British rule in Ireland in the Irish War of Independence between 1919 and 1921
Larry Mullen Jr. (2,703 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Larry" Mullen Jr. (born 31 October 1961) is an Irish musician and actor, best known as the drummer of the Irish rock band U2. Mullen's distinctive drumming
Jamie Dornan (1,404 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
James Dornan (born 1 May 1982) is a Northern Irish actor, model, and musician. He played Axel von Fersen in Sofia Coppola's film Marie Antoinette (2006)
Martin McGuinness (3,464 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
James Martin Pacelli McGuinness (Irish: Séamus Máirtín Pacelli Mag Aonghusa; 23 May 1950 – 21 March 2017) was an Irish republican and Sinn Féin politician
Northern Ireland Assembly (4,395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Northern Ireland Assembly (Irish: Tionól Thuaisceart Éireann, Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlan Assemblie) is the devolved legislature of Northern Ireland
Irish Army (6,465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Army, known simply as the Army (Irish: an tArm), is the land component of the Defence Forces of Ireland. As of May 2016, approximately 7,300
Magdalene asylum (2,465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
institutes that ran the Irish asylums have not as yet contributed to compensate the survivors of abuse, despite demands from the Irish government, and the
Robbie Keane (9,409 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Robert David "Robbie" Keane (born 8 July 1980) is an Irish professional footballer who last played for Major League Soccer team LA Galaxy as a forward
Niall Horan (2,971 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Niall James Horan (born 13 September 1993) is an Irish singer and songwriter, best known as a member of the boy band One Direction. In 2010, Horan auditioned
Buile Shuibhne (2,300 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shuibhne or Buile Suibhne (Irish pronunciation: [ˈbˠɪlʲə ˈhɪvʲnʲə], The Madness of Suibhne or Suibhne's Frenzy) is an old Irish tale about the Suibhne mac
Hozier (musician) (1,202 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
(born 17 March 1990), known professionally by the mononym Hozier, is an Irish musician, singer and songwriter from County Wicklow. He released his debut
Anne Bonny (1,520 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anne Bonny (c. 1700 – c. 1782) was an Irish pirate operating in the Caribbean, and one of several noted women in piracy. The little that is known of her
Giant's Causeway (2,116 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In overall Irish mythology, Fionn mac Cumhaill is not a giant but a hero with supernatural abilities. In Fairy and Folk Tales of the Irish Peasantry (1888)
1981 Irish hunger strike (4,109 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The 1981 Irish hunger strike was the culmination of a five-year protest during The Troubles by Irish republican prisoners in Northern Ireland. The protest
United Ireland (6,921 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a united Ireland is a central tenet of Irish nationalism, particularly of both mainstream and dissident Irish republican political and paramilitary organisations
Michael D. Higgins (4,405 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Michael Daniel Higgins (Irish: Mícheál Daniél Ó hUiginn; born 18 April 1941) is the ninth and current President of Ireland, in office since 11 November
County Clare (3,768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Clare (Irish: Contae an Chláir) is a county in Ireland, in the Mid-West Region and the province of Munster. [Clare County Council]] is the local
Irish Albums Chart (151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Albums Chart is the Irish music industry standard albums popularity chart issued weekly by the Irish Recorded Music Association and compiled
Social Democratic and Labour Party (2,605 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP; Irish: Páirtí Sóisialta Daonlathach an Lucht Oibre) is a social-democratic and Irish nationalist political party in Northern
Norman Reedus (1,544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Marianne (née Yarber), a teacher, and Ira Norman Reedus. He is of English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish descent. He grew up in Los Angeles, California, and
Irish Catholic (349 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish Catholics are people who are Catholic and Irish. Divisions between Irish Catholics and Irish Protestants played a major role in the history of Ireland
Boyzone (3,235 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Boyzone are an Irish boy band. Their most famous line-up was composed of Keith Duffy, Stephen Gately, Mikey Graham, Ronan Keating, and Shane Lynch. A
County Tyrone (1,713 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Tyrone (from Irish: Tír Eoghain, meaning "land of Eoghan") is one of the six historic counties of Northern Ireland. It is also one of the thirty-two
Tin whistle (4,820 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
penny whistle, English flageolet, Scottish penny whistle, tin flageolet, Irish whistle, Belfast Hornpipe, feadóg stáin (or simply feadóg) and Clarke London
Room (2015 film) (4,074 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
it would be awkward for many Irish filmmakers to work in the U.S. Canadian producer David Gross helped persuade his Irish co-producers to shoot in Canada
Old Irish (5,852 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Old Irish (Old Irish: Goídelc; Irish: Sean-Ghaeilge; Scottish Gaelic: Seann Ghàidhlig; Manx: Shenn Yernish; sometimes called Old Gaelic) is the name given
County Kildare (2,384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Kildare (Irish: Contae Chill Dara) is a county in Ireland. It is located in the province of Leinster and is part of the Mid-East Region. It is
Oireachtas (2,263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
consists of: The President of Ireland The two houses of the Oireachtas (Irish: Tithe an Oireachtais):Dáil Éireann (lower house) Seanad Éireann (upper
County Mayo (6,656 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Mayo (Irish: Contae Mhaigh Eo, meaning "Plain of the yew trees") is a county in Ireland. In the West of Ireland, it is part of the province of
Westlife (6,239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Westlife were an Irish boy band, formed in Sligo in July 1998 and disbanded in June 2012. Originally signed by Simon Cowell and managed by Louis Walsh
Columba (4,517 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Saint Columba (Irish: Colm Cille, 'church dove'; 7 December 521 – 9 June 597) was an Irish abbot and missionary credited with spreading Christianity in
Ronan Keating (4,838 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ronan Patrick John Keating (born 3 March 1977) is an Irish recording artist, singer, musician, and philanthropist. He debuted in 1994 alongside Keith
Maureen O'Hara (14,886 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
O'Hara (born Maureen FitzSimons; 17 August 1920 – 24 October 2015) was an Irish-born American actress and singer. The famously red-headed O'Hara was known
Oliver Goldsmith (1,959 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oliver Goldsmith (10 November 1728 – 4 April 1774) was an Irish novelist, playwright and poet, who is best known for his novel The Vicar of Wakefield
Kat & Alfie: Redwater (6,186 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kat & Alfie: Redwater (also called Redwater in Ireland), is a British–Irish co-production television drama series currently being broadcast on RTÉ One
Jacobitism (5,081 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(/ˈdʒækəbaɪˌtɪzm/ JAK-ə-beye-TIZ-əm; Scottish Gaelic: Seumasachas [ˈʃeːməs̪əxəs̪], Irish: Seacaibíteachas, Séamusachas) was a political movement in Great Britain
Irish whiskey (7,463 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish whiskey (Irish: Fuisce or uisce beatha) is whiskey made on the island of Ireland. The word "whiskey" is an Anglicisation of the first word in the
Celtic Christianity (9,239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
note that there were certain traditions and practices used in both the Irish and British churches but not in the wider Christian world. These include
Norse–Gaels (1,549 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Norse settlement The Norse-Gaels (Old Irish: Gall-Goídil, Irish: Gall-Ghaedheil or Gall-Ghaeil, Scottish Gaelic: Gall-Ghàidheil, "foreigner Gaels")
Gaeltacht (4,267 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gaeltacht (/ˈɡeɪltəxt/; Irish pronunciation: [ˈɡeːl̪t̪əxt̪]; plural Gaeltachtaí) is an Irish-language word used to denote any primarily Irish-speaking region
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas (873 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas is a 2006 Holocaust novel by Irish novelist John Boyne. Unlike the months of planning Boyne devoted to his other books
Manx language (8,895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
etymology as the word "Gaelic", borrowed from northern Irish dialects. The sister languages of Irish and Scottish Gaelic use Gaeilge (dialect variants Gaoluinn
Culture of Ireland (6,251 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
literature, folklore, cuisine and sports associated with Ireland and the Irish people. For most of its recorded history, Ireland's culture has been primarily
Irish Examiner (866 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Its main national rivals are The Irish Times, and the Irish Independent. The Irish Examiner is available on the Irish Newspaper Archives website up to
Jedward (3,689 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Grimes (born 16 October 1991), known professionally as Jedward, are an Irish singing and television presenting duo. They are identical twins and first
Northern Ireland Office (908 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Northern Ireland Office (NIO; Irish: Oifig Thuaisceart Éireann, Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann Oaffis) is a UK government department responsible for
Nothing Compares 2 U (1,586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
projects, The Family album by The Family band. It was later made famous by Irish recording artist Sinéad O'Connor, whose arrangement was released as the
Danny Boy (1,384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
ballad set to an ancient Irish melody. The words were written by English songwriter Frederic Weatherly and usually set to the Irish tune of the "Londonderry
Mary Black (1,412 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mary Black (born 23 May 1955) is an Irish folk singer. She is well known as an interpreter of both traditional folk and modern material which has made
Ireland cricket team (5,115 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1888. Ireland's maiden first-class match was played in 1902. In 1993 the Irish Cricket Union, the predecessor to Cricket Ireland, was elected to the ICC
County Dublin (1,903 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Dublin (Irish: Contae Bhaile Átha Cliath or Contae Átha Cliath) is a former county in Ireland. It is conterminous with the Dublin Region and is
Time in Ireland (1,427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ireland, see Time in the United Kingdom. Ireland uses Irish Standard Time (IST, UTC+01:00; Irish: Am Caighdeánach Éireannach) in the summer months and
Aos Sí (1,314 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
([eːs ˈʃiː], older form aes sídhe [eːs ˈʃiːðʲə]) is the Irish term for a supernatural race in Irish mythology and Scottish mythology (usually spelled Sìth
Shamrock (4,798 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Holy Trinity. The name shamrock comes from Irish seamróg [ˈʃamˠɾˠoːɡ], which is the diminutive of the Irish word for clover (seamair) and means simply
Rounders (2,123 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rounders (Irish: cluiche corr) is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams. Rounders is a striking and fielding team game that involves hitting a
The Script (2,798 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Script is an Irish pop rock band formed in 2001 in Dublin, Ireland. It consists of lead vocalist and keyboardist Danny O'Donoghue, lead guitarist
Gulliver's Travels (5,708 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a Captain of Several Ships, (1726, amended 1735), is a prose satire by Irish writer and clergyman Jonathan Swift, that is both a satire on human nature
Linfield F.C. (10,172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Northern Irish football, Linfield holds several domestic records and even a world record. The club was one of the eight founding members of the Irish League
University College Dublin (6,899 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
University College Dublin (commonly referred to as UCD) (Irish: An Coláiste Ollscoile, Baile Átha Cliath) is a research university in Dublin, Ireland
Fenian (2,623 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Irish organisation. For other uses, see Fenian (disambiguation). Fenian /ˈfiːnɪən/ was an umbrella term for the Fenian Brotherhood and Irish Republican
Irish Football Association (911 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Football Association (IFA) is the governing body for association football in Northern Ireland. It organised the Ireland national football team
NIFL Premiership (1,733 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
competition formats called the Irish Premier League, Irish Football League Premier Division, and before that simply the Irish Football League. Still known
Celtic languages (4,997 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
These are the Goidelic languages (i.e. Irish and Scottish Gaelic, which are both descended from Middle Irish) and the Brittonic languages (i.e. Welsh
Defence Forces (Ireland) (3,026 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The military of Ireland, known as the Defence Forces (Irish: Fórsaí Cosanta, officially styled Óglaigh na hÉireann), encompass the Army, Air Corps, Naval
Damien Rice (1,134 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Damien Rice (born 7 December 1973) is an Irish singer-songwriter, musician and record producer. Rice began his musical career as a member of the 1990s
James Connolly (3,283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
James Connolly (Irish: Séamas Ó Conghaile; 5 June 1868 – 12 May 1916) was an Irish republican and socialist leader, aligned to syndicalism. He was born
Caitriona Balfe (1,877 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Caitriona Balfe (/kəˈtriːnə ˈbælf/; born 4 October 1979) is an Irish actress and model. She is best known for her role as Claire Fraser in the Starz series
Imelda May (1,939 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Imelda Mary Clabby; 10 July 1974), professionally known as Imelda May, is an Irish singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist. Born and raised in The Liberties
Irish Home Rule movement (3,075 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Home Rule movement was a movement that agitated for self-government for Ireland within the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. It was
Patrick Pearse (4,681 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
as Pádraic or Pádraig Pearse; Irish: Pádraig Anraí Mac Piarais; An Piarsach; 10 November 1879 – 3 May 1916) was an Irish teacher, barrister, poet, writer
Brian Downey (drummer) (628 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Brian Michael Downey (born 27 January 1951) is an Irish drummer, best known as the drummer and a founding member of the rock band Thin Lizzy. Along with
Real Irish Republican Army (7,676 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Real Irish Republican Army or Real IRA, also referred to as the New IRA (since the 2012 merger), is an Irish republican paramilitary organisation
Leinster (1,408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Leinster (/ˈlɛnstər/ — Irish: Laighin / Cúige Laighean — pronounced [ˈl̪ˠaːjɪnʲ]) is one of the Provinces of Ireland situated in the east of Ireland.
Monarchy of Ireland (4,945 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Charles I in 1649 to the Irish Restoration in May 1660, there was no 'King of Ireland'. After the Irish Rebellion of 1641, Irish Catholics, organised in
Anthony Quinn (2,433 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and Francisco "Frank" Quinn. Francisco Quinn was born in Mexico, to an Irish immigrant father from County Cork and a Mexican mother. Frank Quinn rode
Spike Milligan (8,868 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1918 – 27 February 2002) was a British-Irish comedian, writer, musician, poet, playwright and actor. The son of an Irish father and an English mother, his
Irish Rebellion of 1641 (5,953 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Rebellion of 1641 (Irish: Éirí Amach 1641) began as an attempted coup d'état by Irish Catholic gentry, who tried to seize control of the English
High King of Ireland (1,609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The High Kings of Ireland (Irish: Ard-Rí na hÉireann) were sometimes historical and sometimes legendary figures who had, or who are claimed to have had
Nicky Byrne (1,740 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an Irish singer-songwriter, radio and TV presenter, dancer, and former semi-professional footballer, best known for being a member of Irish music band
Irish Rugby Football Union (1,539 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) (Irish: Cumann Rugbaí na hÉireann) is the body managing rugby union in the island of Ireland (both Republic of Ireland
Irish nationality law (6,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish nationality law is contained in the provisions of the Irish Nationality and Citizenship Acts 1956 to 2004 and in the relevant provisions of the
Official Irish Republican Army (3,679 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Official Irish Republican Army or Official IRA (OIRA) was an Irish republican paramilitary group whose goal was to remove Northern Ireland from the
Ulster Scots people (1,937 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ulster-Scots people (Ulster-Scots: Ulstèr-Scotch fowk) or, outside Ireland, Scots-Irish, are an ethnic group in Ireland, found mostly in the Ulster region and to
Patrick McGoohan (2,295 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Patrick Joseph McGoohan (19 March 1928 – 13 January 2009) was an American-Irish actor, writer and director who was brought up in Ireland and England. He
Brian Boru (5,256 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Boru (Old Irish: Brian Bóruma mac Cennétig; Middle Irish: Brian Bóruma; modern Irish: Brian Bóramha; c. 941 – 23 April 1014) was an Irish king who ended
County Wicklow (1,268 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Wicklow (Irish: Contae Chill Mhantáin, [ˈkɔnˠt̪ˠeː ˈçɪl̪ʲ ˈwanˠt̪ˠaːnʲ]) is a county in Ireland. The second last of the traditional 32 counties
Economy of the Republic of Ireland (6,919 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
rate. The Irish financial crisis severely affected the economy, compounding domestic economic problems related to the collapse of the Irish property bubble
Irish dance (2,540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish dancing or Irish dance is a group of traditional dance forms originating in Ireland which can broadly be divided into social dances and performance
Irish coffee (1,053 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish coffee (Irish: caife Gaelach) is a cocktail consisting of hot coffee, Irish whiskey, and sugar (some recipes specify that brown sugar should be
County Louth (1,996 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Louth (Irish: Contae Lú) is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Leinster and is part of the Border Region. It is named after the village
Ulster loyalism (3,587 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in the late 19th century, as a response to the Irish Home Rule movement, and the rise of Catholic Irish nationalism. Although most of Ireland was Catholic
Leinster Rugby (4,996 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rugby (Irish: Rugbaí Laighean) is one of the four professional provincial rugby teams from the island of Ireland and the most successful Irish team both
Irish general election, 2016 (4,769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish general election of 2016 took place on Friday 26 February to elect 157 Teachtaí Dála (TDs) across 40 constituencies to Dáil Éireann, the lower
County Wexford (4,728 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Wexford (Irish: Contae Loch Garman) is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Leinster and is part of the South-East Region. It is named
Irish grid reference system (613 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly[citation needed] used in Ireland (both Northern Ireland and the Republic
Brendan (4,757 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Saint Brendan of Clonfert (c. 484 – c. 577) (Irish: Naomh Bréanainn; Latin: Brendanus; Icelandic: (heilagur) Brandanus), also referred to as Brendan moccu
Samhain (7,259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Samhain (pronounced /ˈsɑːwɪn/ SAH-win or /ˈsaʊ.ɪn/ SOW-in, Irish pronunciation: [sˠaunʲ]) is a Gaelic festival marking the end of the harvest season and
County Down (1,751 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
archaically called Downshire. It borders County Antrim to the north, the Irish Sea to the east and south, County Armagh to the west, and County Louth across
Rory Gallagher (4,319 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gallagher (/ˈrɔːri ˈɡæləhər/ GAL-ə-hər; 2 March 1948 – 14 June 1995) was an Irish blues and rock multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and bandleader. Born in
Gaelic Ireland (8,920 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gaelic Ireland (Irish: Éirinn Ghaidhealach) was the Gaelic political and social order, and associated culture, that existed in Ireland from the prehistoric
Tyson Fury (5,566 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Commonwealth, and Irish heavyweight titles. Tyson Luke Fury was born and raised in Wythenshawe, Manchester, England. He was born into a family of Irish Traveller
Stout (2,475 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
called dry stout or Irish stout to differentiate them from stouts with added lactose or oatmeal. Though still sometimes termed Irish or dry stout, particularly
Ruth Negga (1,048 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ruth Negga (/ˈneɪɡə/; born 7 January 1982) is an Ethiopian born Irish actress, who has appeared in the films Capital Letters (2004) (also released as
Neil Jordan (1,191 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Neil Patrick Jordan (born 25 February 1950) is an Irish film director, screenwriter, novelist and short-story writer. His first book, Night in Tunisia
Pro12 (6,073 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
comprised teams from Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The league was sponsored by Irish cider makers Magners from the 2006–07 season until 2010–11. At the start
Pale ale (2,736 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
4.7% abv) and "strong" bitter (4.8% abv and over). Irish red ale, red ale, or Irish ale (Irish: leann dearg) is a name used by brewers in Ireland; Smithwick's
County Waterford (1,031 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Waterford (Irish: Contae Phort Láirge; the English name comes from Old Norse Vedrafjörður) is a county in Ireland. It is part of the South-East
Hunger strike (2,860 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tradition of which the Irish were part. The tactic was used by Irish republicans from 1917 and, subsequently, during the Anglo-Irish War, in the 1920s. Early
Raidió Teilifís Éireann (8,443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Raidió Teilifís Éireann (Irish pronunciation: [ˈradʲo ˈtʲɛlʲəfʲiːʃ ˈeːrʲən] ( listen); Radio [and] Television of Ireland; abbreviated as RTÉ) is a semi-state
Irish Guards (3,767 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Guards (IG), part of the Guards Division, is one of the Foot Guards regiments of the British Army and, together with the Royal Irish Regiment
List of Irish films (77 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
April 2017). "A Dark Song review: a nifty, novel Irish horror". The Irish Times. Retrieved 23 April 2017.  Irish film at the Internet Movie Database
Hill of Tara (1,965 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Hill of Tara (Irish: Cnoc na Teamhrach, Teamhair or Teamhair na Rí), located near the River Boyne, is an archaeological complex that runs between
Mary Robinson (8,782 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mary Therese Winifred Robinson (née Bourke; Irish: Máire Bean Mhic Róibín; born 21 May 1944 in Ballina, County Mayo) served as the seventh, and first
Celtic music (2,571 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
further complicated by the fact that Irish independence has allowed Ireland to promote 'Celtic' music as a specifically Irish product. However, these are modern
Irish poetry (7,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish poetry includes poetry in two languages, Irish and English. The complex interplay between these two traditions, and between both of them and other
Damien Dempsey (1,511 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dempsey (born 1975 in Donaghmede, Dublin) is an Irish singer and songwriter who mixes traditional Irish folk with contemporary lyrics to deliver social
Bull Terrier (1,596 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bull Terrier is a breed of dog in the terrier family. There is also a miniature version of this breed which is officially known as the Miniature Bull
Simon Coveney (1,408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Simon Anthony Coveney (born 16 June 1972) is an Irish Fine Gael politician who has served as Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government
Evanna Lynch (2,843 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Evanna Patricia Lynch (born 16 August 1991) is an Irish actress and model. She rose to prominence for her portrayal of Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter
Conradh na Gaeilge (1,295 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Conradh na Gaeilge (Irish pronunciation: [ˈkɔn̪ˠɾˠə nə ˈɡeːlʲɟə]; historically known in English as the Gaelic League) is a social and cultural organisation
Wexford (2,465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wexford (Irish: Loch Garman) is the county town of County Wexford, Ireland. Wexford lies on the south side of Wexford Harbour, the estuary of the River
Alba (648 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for Scotland. It is cognate with Alba (gen. Albann, dat. Albainn) in Irish and Nalbin in Manx, the two other Goidelic Insular Celtic languages, as
Obituary (755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the funeral home, often resulting in embarrassment for everyone involved. Irish author Brendan Behan said that there is no such thing as bad publicity except
Aidan Quinn (937 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Aidan Quinn (born March 8, 1959) is an Irish-American actor, who made his film debut in Reckless (1984). He has starred in over 50 feature films, including
County Laois (3,080 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Laois (/ˈliːʃ/ LEESH; Irish: Contae Laoise) is a county in Ireland. It is located in the south of the Midlands Region and is also located in the
Jig (1,443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The jig (Irish: port) is a form of lively folk dance in compound meter, as well as the accompanying dance tune. It developed in 16th-century England,
Bohemian F.C. (3,048 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bohemian Football Club (Irish: Cumann Peile Bóithéamaigh), more commonly referred to as Bohs, is a professional football club from Dublin, Ireland. Bohemians
Celtic cross (1,671 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
crosses erected across the islands, especially in regions evangelized by Irish missionaries, from the 9th through the 12th centuries. A staple of Insular
Irish House of Commons (3,330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish House of Commons was the lower house of the Parliament of Ireland that existed from 1297 until 1800. The upper house was the House of Lords
Derry (12,966 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
island of Ireland. The name Derry is an anglicisation of the Old Irish name Daire (modern Irish: Doire) meaning "oak grove". In 1613, the city was granted a
Caernarfon Bay (84 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Caernarfon Bay (occasionally Caernarvon Bay) is an inlet of the Irish Sea defined by the Llŷn peninsula and Anglesey. The gentle coastline surrounding
Constitution of Ireland (7,711 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Constitution of Ireland (Irish: Bunreacht na hÉireann, pronounced [ˈbˠɔnrʲaxt̪ˠ n̪ˠə ˈheːrʲən̪ˠ]) is the fundamental law of the Republic of Ireland
Elijah Blue Allman (699 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Allman, and Devon Allman. Through his mother Cher, Elijah is of Armenian, Irish, English, and German ancestry. On December 1, 2013, he married the German
Mary McAleese (5,093 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mary Patricia McAleese (/mækəˈliːs/; née Leneghan; Irish: Máire Pádraigín Mhic Ghiolla Íosa; born 27 June 1951) served as the eighth President of Ireland
Plantation of Ulster (4,759 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Plantation of Ulster (Irish: Plandáil Uladh; Ulster-Scots: Plantin o Ulstèr) was the organised colonisation (plantation) of Ulster – a province of
Annals of the Four Masters (887 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ireland (Irish: Annála Ríoghachta Éireann) or the Annals of the Four Masters (Annála na gCeithre Máistrí) are chronicles of medieval Irish history. The
Colm Meaney (809 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Colm J. Meaney (/ˈkɒləm/; Irish: Colm Ó Maonaigh; born 30 May 1953) is an Irish actor known for playing Miles O'Brien in Star Trek: The Next Generation
Irish Naval Service (3,384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Service (Irish: an tSeirbhís Chabhlaigh) is the maritime component of the Defence Forces of Ireland and is one of the three branches of the Irish Defence
American Pit Bull Terrier (3,527 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Since red is recessive to all colors but white, the strain was known as "Irish Old Family Reds." When the dogs began coming to America, they were already
Waterford (5,712 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Waterford (from Old Norse Veðrafjǫrðr, meaning "ram (wether) fjord", Irish: Port Láirge) is a city in Ireland. It is in the South-East Region, Ireland
Irish Canadians (8,203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish Canadians (Irish: Gaedheal-Cheanadaigh) are Canadian citizens who have full or partial Irish heritage including descendants who trace their ancestry
Hillbilly (2,274 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
colonies beginning in the 1730s, and in America became known as the Scotch-Irish. Scholars argue that the term "hillbilly" originated from Scottish dialect
Cromwellian conquest of Ireland (6,019 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Parliament in August 1649. Following the Irish Rebellion of 1641, most of Ireland came under the control of the Irish Catholic Confederation. In early 1649
Croke Park (3,075 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Croke Park (Irish: Páirc an Chrócaigh, IPA: [ˈpaːɾʲc ən̪ˠ ˈxɾˠoːkˠə]) is a GAA stadium located in Dublin, Ireland. Named in honour of Archbishop Thomas
Royal Irish Academy (2,512 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Royal Irish Academy (RIA) (Irish: Acadamh Ríoga na hÉireann), based in Dublin, is an all-Ireland, independent academic body that promotes study and
Gaelic type (1,184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gaelic type (sometimes called Irish character, Irish type, or Gaelic script) is a family of insular typefaces devised for printing Classical Gaelic. It
Tuatha Dé Danann (1,863 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Tuath(a) Dé Danann (Irish pronunciation: [t̪ˠuəhə dʲeː d̪ˠan̪ˠən̪ˠ], usually translated as "people(s)/tribe(s) of the goddess Dana or Danu"), also
Chris O'Dowd (1,589 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christopher "Chris" O'Dowd (born 9 October 1979) is an Irish actor, best known for comedic roles such as Roy Trenneman in the Channel 4 comedy The IT
Irish Parliamentary Party (7,058 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Parliamentary Party (IPP; commonly called the Irish Party or the Home Rule Party) was formed in 1874 by Isaac Butt, the leader of the Nationalist
Penal Laws (Ireland) (3,925 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In Ireland, Penal Laws (Irish: Na Péindlíthe) were a series of laws imposed in an attempt to force Irish Roman Catholics and Protestant dissenters (such
Domhnall Gleeson (1,314 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Domhnall Gleeson (/ˈdoʊnəl ˈɡliːsən/; born 12 May 1983) is an Irish actor and writer. He is the son of actor Brendan Gleeson, alongside whom he has appeared
Sligo (6,203 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Sligo (Irish: Sligeach, meaning "abounding in shells" — /ˈslaɪɡoʊ/ SLY-goh; Irish pronunciation: [ˈɕlʲɪɟəx]) is a coastal seaport and the county town of
Hiberno-Scottish mission (1,664 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hiberno-Scottish mission was a series of missions and expeditions initiated by various Irish clerics and cleric-scholars who, for the most part, are not known to have
Kilt (4,262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(see History of the kilt), usually in a tartan pattern The kilts worn by Irish pipe bands are based on the traditional Scottish garment but now in a single
Partition of Ireland (10,172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The partition of Ireland (Irish: críochdheighilt na hÉireann) was the division of the island of Ireland into two distinct jurisdictions, Northern Ireland
Irish Republic (4,930 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Republic (Irish: Poblacht na hÉireann or Saorstát Éireann) was a revolutionary state that declared its independence from Great Britain in January
Irish (238 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
particularly Irish Americans, by social class ("lace curtain Irish" were well off, while the "shanty Irish" were poor) Irish may also refer to: Irish Creek
List of United Kingdom by-elections (1900–18) (219 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Unionist and Irish Unionist) gain, orange for a Liberal (including Liberal-Labour) gain, green for a Sinn Féin gain, light green for an Irish Parliamentary
Beltane (4,210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was widely observed throughout Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man. In Irish the name for the festival day is Lá Bealtaine ([l̪ˠaː ˈbʲal̪ˠt̪ˠənʲə]),
County Monaghan (2,156 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
population. Cremorne (Irish: Críoch Mhúrn) Dartree (Irish: Dartraighe) Farney (Irish: Fearnaigh) Monaghan (Irish: Muineachán) Trough (Irish: An Triúcha)
Stuart Townsend (1,043 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stuart Peter Townsend (born 15 December 1972) is an Irish actor. His most notable portrayals are of the characters Lestat de Lioncourt in the 2002 film
Madejski Stadium (1,886 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
playing in the Football League Championship and the rugby union club London Irish as tenants. It also provides the finish for the Reading Half Marathon. The
Augusta, Lady Gregory (3,001 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
May 1932) was an Irish dramatist, folklorist and theatre manager. With William Butler Yeats and Edward Martyn, she co-founded the Irish Literary Theatre
National Football League (Ireland) (579 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The National Football League (NFL; Irish: Sraith Náisiúnta Peile) is an annual Gaelic football competition between the senior county teams of Ireland
List of United Kingdom by-elections (1885–1900) (237 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Liberal Unionist and Irish Unionist) gain, orange for a Liberal (including Liberal-Labour and Liberal/Crofter) gain, light green for an Irish Parliamentary Party
County Limerick (4,193 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Limerick (Irish: Contae Luimnigh) is a county in Ireland. It is located in the province of Munster, and is also part of the Mid-West Region. It
County Antrim (3,234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Antrim (named after the town of Antrim, from Irish: Aontroim, meaning "lone ridge", [ˈeːnˠt̪ˠɾˠɪmʲ])) is one of six counties that form Northern
Country dance (2,110 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
English country dance. A Scottish country dance may be termed an Ecossaise. Irish set dance is also related. The term "country dance" may refer to any
United Kingdom general election, 1918 (1,231 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
result in Ireland, which showed clear disapproval of government policy. The Irish Parliamentary Party were almost completely wiped out by the hardline Sinn
Charlie Weis (3,127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
through 2009, Weis was the head football coach for the Notre Dame Fighting Irish. He has also served as an offensive coordinator in the National Football
Dublin GAA (3,122 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Dublin County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Irish: Cumann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Contae Átha Cliath) or Dublin GAA is one of the
Chris de Burgh (1,895 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
15 October 1948), known professionally as Chris de Burgh, is a British-Irish singer-songwriter and instrumentalist. He is an art rock performer who also
TG4 (8,308 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
TG4 (Irish: TG Ceathair; pronounced [tʲeː ɟeː ˈcahəɾʲ] or [tiː d͡ʒiː ˈcahəɾʲ]) is an Irish public service broadcaster for Irish-language speakers. The
Shamrock Rovers F.C. (8,816 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shamrock Rovers Football Club (Irish: Cumann Peile Ruagairí na Seamróige) is an Irish association football club based in Tallaght, South Dublin. The club's
Stella Maxwell (435 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Northern Irish fashion model. Since 2015, she has been one of the Victoria's Secret Angels. Maxwell was born in Belgium to Northern Irish parents, Stella
Poitín (1,064 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Poitín (Irish pronunciation: [ˈpˠotʲiːn]), anglicized as potcheen or poteen (/ˈpʊtʃiːn/ PUUT-cheen), is a traditional Irish distilled beverage (40%–90%
The Dubliners (3,357 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Dubliners were an Irish folk band founded in Dublin in 1962. The band started off as The Ronnie Drew Ballad Group, named in honour of its founding
Workers' Party of Ireland (4,192 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Workers' Party (Irish: Páirtí na nOibrithe), originally known as Official Sinn Féin, is a Marxist–Leninist political party active throughout Ireland
Western European Summer Time (946 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
United Kingdom. Irish Standard Time (IST) (Am Caighdeánach na hÉireann (ACÉ)) in Ireland. Also sometimes erroneously referred to as "Irish Summer Time" (Am
Hot Press (1,487 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
newspapers, including the Irish Independent, the Irish Star, the Irish Mirror, The Sun, the Irish Mail, the Mail on Sunday and The Irish Times and was covered
Congregation of Christian Brothers (3,816 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
foundation, though much relieved from the harshest of the Penal Laws by the Irish Parliament's Relief Acts, much discrimination against Catholics remained
Winter Hill Gang (1,426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
confederation of Boston, Massachusetts–area organized crime figures, predominantly Irish-American and Italian-American. It derives its name from the Winter Hill
Irish general election, 2011 (7,991 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish general election of 2011 took place on Friday 25 February to elect 165 Teachtaí Dála across 43 constituencies to Dáil Éireann, the lower house
Éire (1,810 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Éire (Irish: [ˈeːɾʲə] ( listen)) is Irish for "Ireland", the name of an island and a sovereign state. The English pronunciation is /ˈɛərə/ (AIR-ə).
British and Irish Cup (1,650 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The British and Irish Cup is an annual rugby union competition for second tier, semi-professional clubs and the reserves or developing teams from professional
Dana White (1,611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
raised by his mother and her family the majority of his childhood. He is of Irish descent. He began boxing at age 17 and graduated from Hermon High School
Oz (TV series) (1,739 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Mack), the Latinos of El Norte (Alvarez, Morales, Guerra, Hernandez), the Irish (the O'Reily brothers), the gays (Hanlon, Cramer), the bikers (Hoyt, Sands)
Westies (1,755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Westies were a New York City-based Irish American organized crime gang, responsible for racketeering, loan sharking, bookmaking, number writing, contract
Irish Volunteers (5,128 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
see Irish Volunteers (18th century). Not to be confused with Volunteer (Irish republican) or Volunteers of Ireland. The Irish Volunteers (Irish: Óglaigh
The Morrígan (2,931 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
known as Morrígu, is a figure from Irish mythology. The name is spelled Morríghan or Mór-ríoghain in Modern Irish. The Morrígan is primarily associated
List of Irish poets (847 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a list of poets either born in Ireland or holding Irish citizenship. Poets whose work is in Irish are included. Adomnán (died 704) Æ (George William
County Westmeath (2,052 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Westmeath (/wɛstˈmiːð/ west-MEEDH; Irish: Contae na hIarmhí or simply An Iarmhí) is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Leinster and
Ireland national football team (1882–1950) (3,966 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
This article is about The Irish Football Association team up to 1950, when it last picked players from outside Northern Ireland. For The current IFA team
Dublin Castle (2,190 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dublin Castle (Irish: Caisleán Bhaile Átha Cliath) off Dame Street, Dublin, Ireland, was until 1922 the seat of the United Kingdom government's administration
Thomas Moore (4,395 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thomas Moore (28 May 1779 – 25 February 1852) was an Irish poet, singer, songwriter, and entertainer, now best remembered for the lyrics of "The Minstrel
Mary Mallon (2,528 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
described as an Irish woman about 40 years of age, tall, heavy, single. She seemed to be in perfect health." Soper discovered that a female Irish cook, who
Demography of Cornwall (440 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
White (Cornish/English/Welsh/Scottish/Northern Irish/British): 95.7% White (Irish): 0.4% White (Gypsy or Irish Traveller): 0.1% White (Other White): 2.0%
Munster Rugby (7,756 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Munster Rugby (Irish: Rugbaí Mumhan) is one of the four professional provincial rugby teams from the island of Ireland. They compete in the Pro12 and
Fionnula Flanagan (775 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fionnghuala Manon "Fionnula" Flanagan (born 10 December 1941) is an Irish actress and political activist. Flanagan was born and raised in Dublin, the
Shane MacGowan (2,447 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Shane Patrick Lysaght MacGowan (born 25 December 1957) is an Irish-British musician and singer, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of Celtic
Camogie (2,086 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Camogie (/kɑːmɔːɡiː/; Irish: camógaíocht) is an Irish stick-and-ball team sport played by women; it is almost identical to the game of hurling played
Daniel O'Connell (6,189 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Daniel O'Connell (Irish: Dónall Ó Conaill; 6 August 1775 – 15 May 1847), often referred to as The Liberator or The Emancipator, was an Irish political leader
Lauren Cohan (1,031 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
was born to an American father and a British mother, and has Scottish, Irish, and Norwegian ancestry. Sources have listed Cohan's birthplace as Philadelphia
County Fermanagh (1,710 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Fermanagh (/fərˈmænə/ fər-MA-nə; from Irish: Fir Manach or Fear Manach, meaning "men of Manach") is one of the six counties of Northern Ireland
Continuity Irish Republican Army (3,978 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Continuity Irish Republican Army, usually known as the Continuity IRA (CIRA) is an Irish republican paramilitary group that aims to bring about a
League of Ireland (1,454 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The League of Ireland (Irish: Sraith na hÉireann), together with the Football Association of Ireland, is one of the two main governing bodies responsible
Joshua Jackson (1,539 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
answers the Conan O'Brien question about fans websites; "Yeah, you know, I'm Irish Catholic, I have a lot of family members, that's a lot of websites.") Retrieved
Norman invasion of Ireland (4,448 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Norse-Irish city kingdoms of Dublin, Waterford, and Wexford. That summer, High King Ruaidrí Ua Conchobair (Rory O'Connor) led an Irish counteroffensive
Kilkenny (9,159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Kilkenny (Irish: Cill Chainnigh, meaning "church of Cainnech") is a city in south-east part of Ireland and the county town of County Kilkenny. It is on
John Millington Synge (3,343 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
March 1909) was an Irish playwright, poet, prose writer, travel writer and collector of folklore. He was a key figure in the Irish Literary Revival and
The Late Late Show (Irish TV series) (8,137 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Late Late Show, with its title often shortened to The Late Late, is an Irish chat show. It is the world's second longest-running chat show, after the
Football Association of Ireland (3,184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish: Cumann Peile na hÉireann) is the governing body for association football in the Republic of Ireland. It should not be confused with the Irish Football
European Americans (5,247 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
parents. In the 2014 American Community Survey, German Americans (14.4%), Irish Americans (10.4%), English Americans (7.6%) and Italian Americans (5.4%)
Colin O'Donoghue (937 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Colin Arthur O'Donoghue (born 26 January 1981) is an Irish actor and musician, best known for portraying Captain Killian "Hook" Jones on the TV show Once
Connacht Rugby (6,142 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Connacht Rugby (Irish: Rugbaí Connachta) is one of the four professional provincial rugby teams from the island of Ireland. Connacht competes in the Pro12
Blackball (pool) (1,813 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
variants thereof) are sometimes referred to as "British standard pool", "Irish standard pool", etc. As of 2014[update], WEPF leagues exist in: Australia
Ireland–United Kingdom relations (7,806 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ireland–United Kingdom relations, also referred to as British–Irish relations, are the relations between the states of Ireland and the United Kingdom
Middle Irish (359 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Middle Irish (sometimes called Middle Gaelic) is the Goidelic language which was spoken in Ireland, most of Scotland and the Isle of Man from the 10th
Douglas Hyde (2,334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Hyde (Irish: Dubhghlas de hÍde; 17 January 1860 – 12 July 1949), known as An Craoibhín Aoibhinn (lit. "The Pleasant Little Branch"), was an Irish academic
Tír na nÓg (682 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Tír na nÓg (disambiguation). In Irish mythology and folklore, Tír na nÓg ([tʲiːɾˠ n̪ˠə ˈn̪ˠoːɡ]; "Land of the Young") or Tír na hÓige
Quidditch (2,890 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
once in Harry's first year. The Bulgarian National Quidditch team and Irish National Quidditch team appear in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, in
County Roscommon (1,452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Roscommon (Irish: Contae Ros Comáin) is a county in the western region of the Republic of Ireland. It is also part of the province of Connacht
Orange Order (15,072 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
opposition to both the Irish Land League and later Home Rule. The Order was heavily involved in opposition to Gladstone's first Irish Home Rule Bill 1886
Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquess Wellesley (2,609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1799. He was an Irish and British politician and colonial administrator. He was the eldest son of The 1st Earl of Mornington, an Irish peer, and Anne,
Whiskey in the Jar (1,797 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Whiskey in the Jar" is a well-known Irish traditional song, set in the southern mountains of Ireland, often with specific mention of counties Cork and
United Kingdom general election, 1885 (184 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
As the Irish Nationalists held the balance of power between them and the Conservatives, this exacerbated divisions within the Liberals over Irish Home Rule
Uilleann pipes (3,561 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The uilleann pipes (/ˈɪlən/ or /ˈɪljən/; Irish: [ˈiːl̠ʲən̪ˠ]) are the characteristic national bagpipe of Ireland. Earlier known in English as "union pipes"
Irish Republican Brotherhood (5,419 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Republican Brotherhood (IRB; Irish: Bráithreachas Phoblacht na hÉireann) was a secret oath-bound fraternal organisation dedicated to the establishment
Ireland in the Eurovision Song Contest (2,069 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
One. All of the Irish entries have been performed in English with the exception of the 1972 entry, "Ceol an Ghrá", which was sung in Irish. Ireland have
Shemar Moore (801 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
American and his mother, who was born in Roxbury, Massachusetts, is of Irish and French-Canadian descent. His mother, who has a degree in mathematics
People of Northern Ireland (776 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish people, are all people born in Northern Ireland and having, at the time of their birth, at least one parent who is a British citizen, an Irish citizen
NUI Galway (2,968 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
NUI Galway (Irish OÉ Gaillimh) is a constituent university of the National University of Ireland. It is located in Ireland's westerly city of Galway.
Brían F. O'Byrne (445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brían Francis O'Byrne (born 16 May 1967) is an Irish actor, best known for his work in the United States. O'Byrne was born in Mullagh, a village in
RTÉ News and Current Affairs (2,616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
regarding it as their main source of both Irish and international news. It broadcasts in English, Irish and Irish Sign Language. The organisation is also
County Cavan (3,595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Cavan (Irish: Contae an Chabháin) is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Ulster and is part of the Border Region. It is named after the
Bank of Ireland (3,261 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Bank of Ireland (Irish: Banc na hÉireann) is a commercial bank operation in Ireland and one of the traditional 'Big Four' Irish banks. Historically
Drogheda (5,140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Drogheda (/ˈdrɒhədə/; /ˈdrɔːdə/; Irish: Droichead Átha, meaning "bridge of the ford") is one of the oldest towns in Ireland, known for its tourism and
Catherine O'Hara (1,515 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Comedy Series. O'Hara was born in Toronto, Ontario, into a large family of Irish descent. She was raised Catholic. She is the sixth of seven children. She
Irish general election, 2007 (2,397 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish general election of 2007 took place on 24 May 2007 after the dissolution of the 29th Dáil by the President on 30 April 2007, at the request
Brian O'Driscoll (4,597 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is an Irish former professional rugby union player. Registered at University College Dublin R.F.C., he played at outside centre for the Irish provincial
Abbey Theatre (3,632 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Abbey Theatre (Irish: Amharclann na Mainistreach), also known as the National Theatre of Ireland (Irish: Amharclann Náisiúnta na hÉireann), in Dublin
Ulster Rugby (2,349 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ulster Rugby (Irish: Rugbaí Uladh) is one of the four professional provincial rugby teams from the island of Ireland. They compete in the Pro12 and the
Bertie Ahern (13,823 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Patrick Bartholomew "Bertie" Ahern (born 12 September 1951) is a former Irish Fianna Fáil politician who served as Taoiseach of Ireland (prime minister)
List of members of the Irish Republican Army (3,710 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
members of the Irish Republican Army since 1916/1917. For earlier groups such as the Irish Republican Brotherhood, see List of members of the Irish Republican
Johnny Logan (singer) (1,631 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Johnny Logan (born 13 May 1954) is an Australian-born Irish singer and composer. He is known as being the only performer to have won the Eurovision Song
County Carlow (800 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Carlow (Irish: Contae Cheatharlach) is a county in Ireland. It is part of the South-East Region and is also located in the province of Leinster
Cathaoirleach (358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cathaoirleach (/kəˈhɪərləx/; Irish for "chairperson"; plural: Cathaoirligh) is the title of the chair (or presiding officer) of Seanad Éireann, the sixty-member
Father Ted (4,098 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for Channel 4. Written jointly by Irish writers Arthur Mathews and Graham Linehan and starring a predominantly Irish cast, it originally aired over three
Baileys Irish Cream (757 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Baileys Irish Cream is an Irish whiskey- and cream-based liqueur, made by Gilbeys of Ireland. The trademark is currently owned by Diageo. It has a declared
Irish Film & Television Academy (803 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Film & Television Academy (IFTA) was founded in 2003. The Irish Academy's aim is to stimulate original and creative production work and encouraging
List of Irish dishes (144 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a list of dishes found in Irish cuisine. Irish cuisine is a style of cooking originating from Ireland or developed by Irish people. It evolved from centuries
Irish Cup (2,194 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Football Association Challenge Cup (also known as the Tennent's Irish Cup for sponsorship purposes) is the national football knock-out cup competition
Brian Cowen (8,627 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Brian Bernard Cowen (born 10 January 1960) is an Irish former politician who served as Taoiseach of Ireland from 7 May 2008 to 9 March 2011. He was head
Charlestown, Boston (3,819 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County. It has had a substantial Irish American population since the migration of Irish people during the Great Irish Famine of the 1840s. Since the late
Táin Bó Cúailnge (2,555 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Táin Bó Cúailnge (Irish pronunciation: [t̪ˠaːnʲ boː ˈkuəlʲɲə]; "the driving-off of cows of Cooley", commonly known as The Cattle Raid of Cooley or The
Dál Riata (6,717 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
roughly what is now Argyll in Scotland and part of County Antrim in the Irish province of Ulster. In Argyll, it consisted of four main kindreds each with
Cèilidh (2,291 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gaelic pronunciation: [ˈkʲʰeːli]) or céilí (Irish pronunciation: [ˈceːlʲiː]) is a traditional Scottish or Irish social gathering. In its most basic form
Milesians (Irish) (1,506 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Irish Christian pseudo-history, the Milesians (Irish: gairthear Mílidh Easpáinne) are the final race to settle in Ireland. They represent the Irish people
Zardoz (1,293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Zardoz is a 1974 Irish-American science fantasy film written, produced, and directed by John Boorman and starring Sean Connery and Charlotte Rampling
Black and Tans (2,426 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(Irish: Dúchrónaigh), officially the Royal Irish Constabulary Special Reserve, was a force of Temporary Constables recruited to assist the Royal Irish
Snatch (film) (2,154 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
acts of violence. The film features an assortment of characters, including Irish Traveller Mickey O'Neil (Brad Pitt), referred to as a "pikey", arms-dealer
Irish Air Corps (3,403 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Air Corps (Irish: An tAerchór) is the air component of the Defence Forces of Ireland. Through a fleet of fixed and rotary wing aircraft, it provides
Cobh (3,030 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cobh (/ˈkoʊv/ KOHV,  Irish: an Cóbh), known from 1849 until 1920 as Queenstown, is a tourist seaport town on the south coast of County Cork, Ireland.
Insular script (935 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Anglo-Saxon England and continental Europe under the influence of Irish Christianity. Irish missionaries also took the script to continental Europe, where
Blarney Stone (1,172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Blarney Stone (Irish: Cloch na Blarnan) is a block of Carboniferous limestone built into the battlements of Blarney Castle, Blarney, about 8 kilometres
Lansdowne Road (2,345 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lansdowne Road Stadium (Irish: Bóthar Lansdúin, IPA: [ˈbˠoːhəɾˠ ˈl̪ˠan̪ˠsˠd̪ˠuːn̪ˠ]) was a stadium in Dublin owned by the Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU)
Dundalk (1,780 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dundalk (/dʌnˈdɔːk/, Irish: Dún Dealgan, meaning "Dalgan's fort") is the county town of County Louth, Ireland. It is on the Castletown River, which flows
Gaelic games (656 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For the video game series, see Gaelic Games (series). Gaelic games are sports played in Ireland under the auspices of the Gaelic Athletic Association
Green Party (Ireland) (3,216 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Green Party (Irish: Comhaontas Glas) is a green political party in Ireland that operates in both the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland. It
Irish Derby (869 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Derby (Irish: Dearbaí na hÉireann) is a Group 1 flat horse race in Ireland open to three-year-old thoroughbred colts and fillies. It is run at
City status in Ireland (6,998 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dictionary of the Irish Language. Royal Irish Academy. Retrieved 17 May 2010.  "cathair". Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language. Royal Irish Academy. Retrieved
County Leitrim (1,817 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Leitrim (/ˈliːtrəm/ LEE-trəm, Irish: Contae Liatroma) is a county in Ireland. It is in the province of Connacht and is part of the Border Region
Eurovision Song Contest 1994 (1,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mhurchú and Gerry Ryan. The pair hosted the evening in French, English and Irish. Once again Ireland won the contest for the third time in a row, when Paul
Lisburn (2,769 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Lisburn (/ˈlɪz.bərn/ or /ˈlɪs.bərn/; prob. from Irish: Lios, meaning "fort" + Scots burn, meaning "stream"; "fort of the stream") is a city in Northern
Royal Irish Constabulary (3,140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC, Irish: Constáblacht Ríoga na hÉireann; simply called the Irish Constabulary 1836–67) was the armed police force of
Hammer (2,595 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
A hammer is a tool or device that delivers a blow (a sudden impact) to an object. Most hammers are hand tools used to drive nails, fit parts, forge metal
Joe Theismann (2,980 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
remaining games in the regular season, he led the Irish to two wins and a tie. In 1969, Theismann led the Irish to a number five ranking, but lost to the University
Dublin Airport (5,240 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dublin Airport, (Irish: Aerfort Bhaile Átha Cliath) (IATA: DUB, ICAO: EIDW), is an international airport serving Dublin, the capital city of Ireland.
Allied Irish Banks (4,622 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Allied Irish Banks (AIB) is one of the so-called "Big Four" commercial banks in Ireland. AIB offers a full range of personal and corporate banking services
Lebor Gabála Érenn (4,649 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
poems and prose narratives that purports to be a history of Ireland and the Irish from the creation of the world to the Middle Ages. There are a number of
Irish Setter (2,356 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Setter (Irish: sotar rua, literally "red setter") is a setter, a breed of gundog, and family dog. The term Irish Setter is commonly used to encompass
Royal Irish Regiment (1992) (1,758 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Royal Irish Regiment (27th (Inniskilling) 83rd and 87th and Ulster Defence Regiment) (R IRISH) is an infantry regiment of the British Army. The regiment
FAI Cup (645 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Football Association of Ireland Senior Challenge Cup (FAI Cup), known as the Irish Daily Mail FAI Cup for sponsorship reasons, is a knock-out association football
First Dáil (1,686 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The First Dáil (Irish: An Chéad Dáil) was Dáil Éireann as it convened from 1919–1921. It was the first meeting of the unicameral parliament of the revolutionary
Killarney (3,490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Killarney (Irish: Cill Airne, meaning "church of sloes"; pronounced [ˈcɪl̠ʲ ˈaːɾˠnʲə]) is a town in County Kerry, southwestern Ireland. The town is on
Catholic Church in Ireland (4,223 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Catholic Church in Ireland (Irish: Eaglais Chaitliceach na hÉireann) is part of the worldwide Catholic Church in communion with the Pope. With 3.7
Donegal (1,700 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Donegal or Donegal Town (/ˈdʌniɡɔːl/ or /ˈdʌnᵻɡɔːl/ DUN-i-gawl; Irish: Dún na nGall, meaning "fort of the foreigners") is a town in County Donegal, Republic
William Rowan Hamilton (3,792 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
William Rowan Hamilton PRIA FRSE (4 August 1805 – 2 September 1865) was an Irish physicist, astronomer, and mathematician, who made important contributions
Society of United Irishmen (4,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
launched the Irish Rebellion of 1798 with the objective of ending British monarchical rule over Ireland and founding a sovereign, independent Irish republic
Seán O'Casey (3,272 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
oʊˈkeɪsiː/; Irish: Seán Ó Cathasaigh, Irish pronunciation: [ˈʃaːn̪ˠoːˈkahəsˠiː]; born John Casey, 30 March 1880 – 18 September 1964) was an Irish dramatist
The Lobster (2,592 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
team, "absurdist theater is second nature, as it was second nature to the Irish Beckett a century ago." "Film Distributors Association: UK release schedule
Niall of the Nine Hostages (3,229 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Noígíallach (Irish pronunciation: [ˈniːəl noɪˈɣiːələx], Old Irish "having nine hostages"), or in English, Niall of the Nine Hostages, was a prehistoric Irish king
Maureen O'Sullivan (1,565 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Maureen Paula O'Sullivan (17 May 1911 – 23 June 1998) was an Irish actress best known for playing Jane in the Tarzan series of films starring Johnny Weissmuller
Nicholas Sparks (1,212 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Remember. He was raised Roman Catholic, and is of German, Czech, English, and Irish ancestry. He and his ex-wife are Catholics and are raising their children
Clan (649 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from the Gaelic clann meaning children or progeny but not family in the Irish and the Scottish Gaelic languages. According to the Oxford English Dictionary
Medb (1,897 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Medb (Old Irish spelling, [mɛðv]; Middle Irish: Meḋḃ, Meaḋḃ; early modern Irish: Meadhbh, [mɛɣv]; Modern Irish: Méabh [mʲeːv], Medbh or Maebh; sometimes
Celtic Tiger (5,516 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Celtic Tiger" (Irish: An Tíogar Ceilteach) is a term referring to the economy of the Republic of Ireland from the mid-1990s to the mid-2000s, a period
Connemara (1,852 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Connemara" or "Conamara", see Connemara (disambiguation). Connemara (Irish: Conamara; pronounced [ˈkɔnˠamˠaɾˠa]) is a cultural region in County Galway
Terminology of the British Isles (9,254 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ireland. The Irish passport is available to Irish citizens and can also be applied for abroad through Irish Consular services and the local Irish Embassy.
List of Irish Republican Army chiefs of staff (885 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
those who are reported to have served as Chief of Staff of the Irish Republican Army (Irish: Ceann Foirne Óglaigh na hÉireann) in the organisations bearing
County Offaly (3,242 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Offaly (Irish: Contae Uíbh Fhailí) is a county in Ireland. It is part of the Midlands Region and is also located in the province of Leinster. It
The Fall (TV series) (3,050 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Fall is a British-Irish crime drama television series filmed and set in Northern Ireland. The series is created and written by Allan Cubitt, produced
Irish Confederate Wars (4,611 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Confederate Wars, also called the Eleven Years' War (derived from the Irish language name Cogadh na hAon Bhliana Déag), took place in Ireland
Irish National Liberation Army (4,483 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish National Liberation Army (INLA, Irish: Arm Saoirse Náisiúnta na hÉireann) is an Irish republican socialist paramilitary group formed in December
Mary Harris Jones (4,546 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Mary Harris "Mother" Jones (1837 – 30 November 1930) was an Irish-born American schoolteacher and dressmaker who became a prominent organized labor representative
Scottish Americans (5,894 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Scotch-Irish Americans, descendants of Ulster Scots, and communities emphasize and celebrate a common heritage. The majority of Scotch-Irish Americans
Nine Years' War (Ireland) (4,084 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Nine Years' War (Irish: Cogadh na Naoi mBliana or Cogadh Naoi mBlian) or Tyrone's Rebellion took place in Ireland from 1594 to 1603. It was fought
Battle of the Boyne (3,638 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
723°N 6.417°W / 53.723; -6.417 (battle site) The Battle of the Boyne (Irish: Cath na Bóinne IPA: [ˈkah n̪ˠə ˈbˠoːn̪ʲə]) was a battle in 1690 between
Fiona Shaw (1,529 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Fiona Shaw, CBE (born Fiona Mary Wilson; 10 July 1958) is an Irish actress and theatre and opera director, known for her role as Petunia Dursley in the
Racing Post (1,198 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
UK version, but also puts Irish horse racing at the forefront of its coverage. It features regular contributions from Irish-based columnists and has a
Brendan Behan (3,515 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
English and Irish. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest Irish writers and poets of all time. An Irish republican and a volunteer in the Irish Republican
The Irish News (237 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish News is a compact-sized daily newspaper based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. It is perceived as being broadly Irish nationalist in outlook. It
Staffordshire Bull Terrier (1,801 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the original of the pre showing days. These dogs are often referred to as Irish Staffordshire Bull Terriers. Media reports often refer to this as a cover
Irish Republican Army (1919–22) (4,543 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
The Irish Republican Army (IRA) (Irish: Óglaigh na hÉireann) was an Irish republican revolutionary paramilitary organisation. The ancestor to many groups
Civil parishes in Ireland (1,245 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Civil parishes (Irish: paróistí sibhialta) are units of territory in the island of Ireland that have their origins in old Gaelic territorial divisions
Tipperary (2,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tipperary (/ˌtɪpəˈrɛəri/; Irish: Tiobraid Árann, meaning "Well of the Ara") is a town and a civil parish in County Tipperary, Ireland. Its population
Ulaid (7,178 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ulaid (Old Irish, pronounced [ˈuləðʲ]) or Ulaidh (modern Irish, pronounced [ˈu.liː])) was an over-kingdom in north-eastern Ireland during the Middle Ages
Notre Dame Football on NBC (1,099 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
presentation of college football games involving the Notre Dame Fighting Irish that are produced by NBC Sports, the sports division of the NBC television
BBC Two Northern Ireland (354 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
BBC Two Northern Ireland (Irish: BBC Thuaisceart Éireann a Dó) is a television station operated by BBC Northern Ireland. It is broadcast via digital television
John Mahoney (1,502 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the city and discovered acting at the Stretford Children's Theatre. His Irish father, Reg, was a baker who played classical piano, and his mother, Margaret
Zane Radcliffe (137 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
six years writing commercials. In 2001, he wrote his first book, London Irish, which in 2003 won the W H Smith People’s Choice Award for New Talent. Six
Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's ice hockey (1,763 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish men's ice hockey team is the college ice hockey team at the University of Notre Dame, competing at the NCAA Division I level
Dungarvan (1,816 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dungarvan (Irish: Dún Garbhán, meaning "Garbhann's Fort") is a coastal town and harbour in County Waterford, on the south coast of Ireland. Prior to the
My Bloody Valentine (band) (5,738 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
My Bloody Valentine are an Irish rock band formed in Dublin in 1983. Since 1987, the band's lineup has consisted of founding members Kevin Shields (vocals
Cumann na mBan (1,830 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cumann na mBan (Irish pronunciation: [ˈkʊmˠən̪ˠ n̪ˠə mˠan̪ˠ]; literally "The Women's Council" but calling themselves "The Irishwomen's Council" in English)
Iarnród Éireann (1,465 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Iarnród Éireann (Irish pronunciation: [ˈiəɾˠnˠɾˠoːdˠ ˈeːɾʲən̪ˠ]), also known as Irish Rail in English, is the operator of the national railway network
Richard Brinsley Sheridan (2,298 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Richard Brinsley Butler Sheridan (30 October 1751 – 7 July 1816) was an Irish satirist, a playwright and poet, and long-term owner of the London Theatre
Fionn mac Cumhaill (2,520 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cumhaill (/ˈfɪn məˈkuːl/ fin mə-KOOL; Irish pronunciation: [ˈfʲin̪ˠ mˠakˠ ˈkuːw̃əlːʲ]; Old Irish: and Middle Irish Find or Finn, mac Cumail or Umaill),
British nobility (1,783 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the twentieth century, only a proportion of those holding Scottish and Irish peerages were entitled by that title to sit in the House of Lords; these
Irish Braille (418 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish Braille is the braille alphabet of the Irish language. It is augmented by specifically Irish letters for vowels that take acute accents in print:
South Boston (5,330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
most popularly known as Southie, was once a predominantly working class Irish Catholic community, but has become increasingly desirable among young professionals
O'Donnell dynasty (3,583 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
dynasty (Irish: Ó Dónaill or Ó Domhnaill or Ó Doṁnaill; derived from the Irish name Domhnall, which means "ruler of the world", Dónall in modern Irish) were
Dolores O'Riordan (1,728 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dolores Mary Eileen O'Riordan (/oʊˈrɪərdən/; born 6 September 1971) is an Irish musician, singer, songwriter, and guitarist. She led the rock band The Cranberries
Chart-Track (118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
produces the Official Irish Music Charts and collects data daily from major and independent record stores in Ireland on behalf of the Irish Recorded Music Association
Post-2008 Irish economic downturn (8,649 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The post-2008 Irish economic downturn in the Republic of Ireland, coincided with a series of banking scandals, followed the 1990s and 2000s Celtic Tiger
Ladies' Gaelic football (445 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Ladies' Gaelic football (Irish: Peil Ghaelach na mBan) is a team sport for women, very similar to Gaelic football, and co-ordinated by the Ladies' Gaelic
Eoin O'Duffy (1,761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eoin O'Duffy (Irish: Eoin Ó Dubhthaigh; 30 October 1892 – 30 November 1944) was an Irish political activist, soldier and police commissioner. O'Duffy was
Cork GAA (4,676 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cork County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) (Irish: Cumann Luthchleas Gael Coiste Contae Chorcaí) or Cork GAA is one of the 32 county
Cliftonville F.C. (2,466 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cliftonville Football & Athletic Club (the Reds) is a Northern Irish semi-professional association football club playing in the NIFL Premiership. Founded
Privy Council of Ireland (262 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
never formally abolished, the Council ceased to have any functions when the Irish Free State came into being a few days later, on 6 December 1922, and it
Clannad (5,059 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Clannad (Irish pronunciation: [kl̪ˠan̪ˠad̪ˠ]) are an Irish band formed in 1970 in Gweedore, County Donegal. Their music has been variously described as
Luke Wilson (605 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wilson, a photographer. His family, originally from Massachusetts, is of Irish Catholic descent. He is the younger brother of actors Andrew Wilson and
Cumann na nGaedheal (1,182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nGaedheal (Irish pronunciation: [ˈkʊmˠənˠ nˠə ˈŋeːl̪ˠ]; "Society of the Gaels"), sometimes spelt Cumann na nGaedhael, was a political party in the Irish Free
United Kingdom general election, 1886 (206 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
William Ewart Gladstone's Liberals, who supported Irish Home Rule, and their sometimes allies, the Irish Parliamentary Party led by Charles Stewart Parnell
Jacksepticeye (393 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
known through his online pseudonym Jacksepticeye (or simply Jack), is an Irish producer, game commentator, and internet personality, known primarily for
Newry (4,884 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Newry (/ˈnjʊəri/; from Irish: An Iúraigh) is a city in Northern Ireland, 34 miles (55 km) from Belfast and 67 miles (108 km) from Dublin. It had a population
Clan na Gael (3,087 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Clan na Gael (in modern Irish orthography: Clann na nGael, IPA: [ˈklˠan̪ˠ n̪ˠə ˈŋeːlʲ], family of the Gaels) was an Irish republican organization in
Ulster Cycle (2,804 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Cycle (Irish: an Rúraíocht), formerly known as the Red Branch Cycle, one of the four great cycles of Irish mythology, is a body of medieval Irish heroic
Dundalk F.C. (3,427 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dundalk Football Club (/dʌnˈdɔːk/; Irish: Cumann Peile Dhún Dealgan) is an Irish professional association football club based in Dundalk, County Louth
Athlone (4,543 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Athlone (/æθˈloʊn/; Irish: Baile Átha Luain, meaning "town of Luan's ford") is a town on the River Shannon near the southern shore of Lough Ree in Ireland
Irish passport (4,941 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Irish passports are issued to Irish citizens by the Consular and Passport Division of the Irish Department of Foreign Affairs in Dublin, Ireland. An Irish
Donal Logue (1,259 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Donal Francis Logue (born February 27, 1966) is an Irish-Canadian film and television actor, producer and writer. His notable roles include starring in
Eamon Dunphy (2,118 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Eamon Martin Dunphy (born 3 August 1945) is an Irish media personality, broadcaster, author, sports pundit and former professional footballer. He grew
Lordship of Ireland (1,888 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Lordship of Ireland (Irish: Tiarnas na hÉireann), sometimes referred to retroactively as Norman Ireland, was a period of feudal rule in Ireland between
Jools Holland (1,829 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Julian Miles "Jools" Holland, OBE, DL (born 24 January 1958) is an English pianist, bandleader, singer, composer and television presenter. He was an original
Chris Hughton (3,712 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christopher William Gerard "Chris" Hughton (born 11 December 1958) is an Irish former professional footballer and current manager of Brighton & Hove Albion
Thurles (1,923 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Thurles (/ˈtɜːrləs/; Irish: Durlas or Durlas Éile) is a town in County Tipperary, Ireland. It is located in the civil parish of same name in the barony
Irish general election, 1918 (3,636 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
modern Irish history because it saw the overwhelming defeat of the moderate nationalist Irish Parliamentary Party (IPP), which had dominated the Irish political
Independent News & Media (2,005 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of controversy, due to the journalistic output of its main titles - the Irish Independent (the Indo) and the Sunday Independent (the Sindo)." The INM
Barony (Ireland) (3,140 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In Ireland, a barony (Irish: barúntacht, plural barúntachtaí) is a historical subdivision of a county, analogous to the hundreds into which the counties
Uí Néill (330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Uí Néill (Irish pronunciation: [iː ˈnʲeːl̪ʲ], descendants of Niall) are Irish and Scottish dynasties who claim descent from Niall Noigiallach (Niall
Progressive Democrats (2,889 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Progressive Democratic Party (disambiguation). The Progressive Democrats (Irish: An Páirtí Daonlathach, lit.: The Democratic Party), commonly known as the
Carlow (2,990 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carlow (/ˈkɑːr.loʊ/; Irish: Ceatharlach) is the county town of County Carlow in Ireland. It is situated in the south-east of Ireland, 84 km from Dublin
Bodhrán (2,288 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The bodhrán (/ˈbɔːrɑːn/ or /ˈbaʊrɑːn/; plural bodhráin or bodhráns) is an Irish frame drum ranging from 25 to 65 cm (10 to 26 in) in diameter, with most
Brigid (1,488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"exalted one") was a goddess of pre-Christian Ireland. She appears in Irish mythology as a member of the Tuatha Dé Danann, the daughter of the Dagda
International rules football (1,932 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and GAA, see International Rules Series. International rules football (Irish: Peil na rialacha idirnáisiunta; also known as inter rules in Australia
Celtic (368 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
football club Bangor Celtic F.C., a Northern Irish football team Belfast Celtic F.C., a former Northern Irish football club Blantyre Celtic F.C., a former
Eurovision Song Contest 1997 (2,210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Leskanich) making it the second time that the British won the Eurovision on Irish soil. it also remains to this day the last time the United Kingdom won the
Stephen Gately (6,768 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Stephen Patrick David Gately (17 March 1976 – 10 October 2009) was an Irish pop singer-songwriter, actor, children's writer and dancer, who, with Ronan
Ireland national rugby league team (1,102 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
represented by an Ireland A side, which is made up of players from the domestic Irish competition. Since Ireland began competing in international rugby league
Chris Matthews (2,323 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Matthews' father was a Protestant of English and Scots-Irish ancestry, and his mother was from an Irish Catholic family; Matthews is a Roman Catholic. Matthews
Christy Moore (1,586 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Christopher Andrew "Christy" Moore (born 7 May 1945) is an Irish folk singer, songwriter and guitarist. He is one of the founding members of Planxty and
Ian Paisley (9,370 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
attempts to resolve the conflict through power-sharing between unionists and Irish nationalists/republicans, and all attempts to involve the Republic of Ireland
Bard (3,211 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
respectively. The word is a Celtic loan word from Scottish Gaelic bàrd, Irish bard, Welsh bardd. In 16th-century Scotland, it was a derogatory term for
Rose Kennedy (1,371 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
centenarian and socialite. She was deeply embedded in the "lace curtain" Irish Catholic community in Boston, where her father was mayor. She was the wife
List of High Kings of Ireland (1,067 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Medieval Irish historical tradition held that Ireland had been ruled by an Ard Rí or High King since ancient times, and compilations like the 11th-century
Colm Tóibín (3,188 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Colm Tóibín (Irish pronunciation: [ˈkɔl̪ˠəmˠ t̪ˠoːˈbʲiːnʲ]; born 30 May 1955) is an Irish novelist, short story writer, essayist, playwright, journalist
Pittsburgh Irish and Classical Theatre (474 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
PICT (Formerly known as Pittsburgh Irish & Classical Theatre) was founded in 1996 by Andrew S. Paul and Stephanie Riso in Pittsburgh. PICT has emerged
The Chieftains (1,608 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Chieftains are a traditional Irish band formed in Dublin in November 1962, by Paddy Moloney, Sean Potts and Michael Tubridy. The band had their first
Blueshirts (1,452 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
better known by the nickname The Blueshirts (Irish: Na Léinte Gorma), was a far-right organisation in the Irish Free State in the early 1930s. The organisation
Taxus baccata (4,488 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Proto-Germanic *īwa-, possibly originally a loanword from Gaulish *ivos, compare Irish ēo, Welsh ywen, French if (see Eihwaz for a discussion). Baccata is Latin
Simon Diamond (1,767 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
enagaged in a feud, which saw Kenney turn face and embrace his Irish heritage, wrestling as "Irish" Pat Kenney. After being briefly renamed The Empire Saint
Dalymount Park (2,648 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Dalymount Park (Irish: Páirc Cnocán Uí Dhálaigh) is a football stadium in Phibsborough on the Northside of Dublin, Ireland. It is the home of Bohemian
History of the Republic of Ireland (9,090 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish state came into being in 1922 as the Irish Free State, a dominion of the British Commonwealth, having seceded from the United Kingdom under the
Irish literature (10,164 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
literature originally written in Irish language, see Modern literature in Irish. Irish literature comprises writings in the Irish, Latin, and English (including
Tánaiste (649 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
TD, who was appointed on 6 May 2016. Tánaiste (Irish pronunciation: [ˈt̪ˠaːnˠaʃtʲə]) was the Irish word for the heir of the chief (taoiseach) or king
Irish Citizen Army (2,384 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Irish Citizen Army (Irish: Arm Cathartha na hÉireann), or ICA, was a small group of trained trade union volunteers from the Irish Transport and General
Gaelic handball (1,078 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Gaelic handball (known in Ireland simply as handball; Irish: liathróid láimhe) is a sport played in Ireland where players hit a ball with a hand or fist
County Sligo (1,300 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
County Sligo (/ˈslaɪɡoʊ/ SLY-goh, Irish: Contae Shligigh) is an Irish county and part of the province of Connacht. It is located in the Border Region
Geography of Ireland (4,116 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
plains surrounded by coastal mountains. The highest peak is Carrauntoohil (Irish: Corrán Tuathail), which is 1,041 metres (3,415 ft) above sea level. The
University College Cork (3,755 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
University College Cork – National University of Ireland, Cork (UCC) (Irish: Coláiste na hOllscoile Corcaigh) is a constituent university of the National
Annals of Ulster (2,196 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Annals of Ulster (Irish: Annála Uladh) are annals of medieval Ireland. The entries span the years from AD 431 to AD 1540. The entries up to AD 1489