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# irishness - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Poll: Are you proud to be Irish?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you proud to be Irish?

Mar 18th 2018, 9:52 AM 44,583 Views 145 Comments

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

# irishness - Saturday 17 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 17th 2018, 9:30 AM 105,342 Views 146 Comments

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

# irishness - Thursday 9 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 9th 2017, 7:00 AM 556 Views 115 Comments

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

# irishness - Tuesday 23 August, 2016

Black British woman gets barrage of racist and sexist abuse while tweeting from @Ireland
# Online Abuse
# Online Abuse

Black British woman gets barrage of racist and sexist abuse while tweeting from @Ireland

Aug 23rd 2016, 9:56 AM 57,605 Views 154 Comments

Michelle Marie says she received “eight hours of nonstop hate”.

# irishness - Saturday 30 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 30th 2016, 8:00 AM 19,531 Views 14 Comments

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

# irishness - Saturday 14 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 14th 2015, 6:00 PM 22,415 Views 71 Comments

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

# irishness - Monday 8 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 8th 2015, 12:10 AM 7,125 Views 14 Comments

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

# irishness - Thursday 27 November, 2014

This video on Irish stereotypes is oddly charming and pretty dead-on
# Stereotyping
From The Daily Edge
# Stereotyping

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

Nov 27th 2014, 2:55 PM 7,006 Views 5 Comments

You won’t find any little green men here.

# irishness - Friday 12 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 12th 2014, 9:00 AM 2,832 Views 56 Comments

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

# irishness - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

How Truly Irish Are You?
# Quiz
From The Daily Edge
# Quiz

How Truly Irish Are You?

Jul 29th 2014, 11:00 PM 219,545 Views 123 Comments

Take this quiz to find out.

# irishness - Saturday 22 March, 2014

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

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

Mar 22nd 2014, 12:00 PM 5,125 Views 90 Comments

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

# irishness - Friday 14 March, 2014

Column: How we lost St Patrick's Day
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How we lost St Patrick's Day

Mar 14th 2014, 12:00 PM 676 Views 141 Comments

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

# irishness - Monday 4 November, 2013

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

Martin O'Neill on what it means to be Irish

Nov 4th 2013, 3:01 PM 32,205 Views 43 Comments

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

# irishness - Monday 28 October, 2013

'Irish-ness' hugely important for success of businesses
# Networking
# Networking

'Irish-ness' hugely important for success of businesses

Oct 28th 2013, 7:30 AM 11,971 Views 27 Comments

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

# irishness - Saturday 26 October, 2013

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

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

Oct 26th 2013, 10:00 AM 19,034 Views 38 Comments

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

# irishness - Sunday 13 October, 2013

25 things that will make every Irish person feel ancient
# Oh Dear Lord
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Dear Lord

25 things that will make every Irish person feel ancient

Oct 13th 2013, 8:15 PM 88,613 Views 91 Comments

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

# irishness - Tuesday 24 September, 2013

7 shopping experiences you'll only have in Ireland From The Daily Edge

7 shopping experiences you'll only have in Ireland

Sep 24th 2013, 12:02 PM 45,587 Views 56 Comments

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

# irishness - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Is the Irish accent actually the sexiest in the world?
# Gift Of The Gob
From The Daily Edge
# Gift Of The Gob

Is the Irish accent actually the sexiest in the world?

Sep 21st 2013, 8:15 PM 45,583 Views 97 Comments

We think it is and here’s why.

# irishness - Monday 1 July, 2013

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

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

Jul 1st 2013, 7:00 AM 112 Views 36 Comments

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

# irishness - Thursday 11 April, 2013

College offers online course in what it means to be Irish
# Identity
# Identity

College offers online course in what it means to be Irish

Apr 11th 2013, 11:54 AM 9,756 Views 27 Comments

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

# irishness - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Irishness, pints and craic: Tom Cruise's 24 hours in Dublin (pics, videos)
# Tom Cruise
From The Daily Edge
# Tom Cruise

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

Apr 3rd 2013, 9:26 PM 34,389 Views 115 Comments

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

# irishness - Thursday 14 March, 2013

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

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

Mar 14th 2013, 7:10 AM 3,458 Views 22 Comments

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

# irishness - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

What the Americans in Ireland think of the Irish
# Where's Me Jumper
From The Daily Edge
# Where's Me Jumper

What the Americans in Ireland think of the Irish

Oct 31st 2012, 12:56 PM 41,998 Views 34 Comments

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

# irishness - Monday 8 October, 2012

11 pieces of modern Irish etiquette
# Dos And Donts
From The Daily Edge
# Dos And Donts

11 pieces of modern Irish etiquette

Oct 8th 2012, 12:16 PM 76,410 Views 98 Comments

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

# irishness - Sunday 7 October, 2012

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

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

Oct 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 458 Views 32 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 7th 2012, 8:30 AM 889 Views 123 Comments

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

# irishness - Friday 7 September, 2012

11 ways to tell if you're Irish... according to you
# Youreirishwhen
From The Daily Edge
# Youreirishwhen

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

Sep 7th 2012, 12:00 PM 62,431 Views 228 Comments

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

# irishness - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

VIDEO: How You Know You're Irish
# Irishness
From The Daily Edge
# Irishness

VIDEO: How You Know You're Irish

Sep 4th 2012, 9:06 AM 25,215 Views 81 Comments

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

# irishness - Saturday 11 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 11th 2012, 7:45 AM 225 Views 106 Comments

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

# irishness - Tuesday 15 May, 2012

'Inherently racist' - Varadkar critical of signs of 'Irishness' on Dublin taxis
# Green Lights
# Green Lights

'Inherently racist' - Varadkar critical of signs of 'Irishness' on Dublin taxis

May 15th 2012, 9:05 AM 8,453 Views 123 Comments

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

# irishness - Monday 14 May, 2012

Are some Dublin taxi drivers using covert signal of ‘Irishness’?
# Green Lights
# Green Lights

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

May 14th 2012, 7:00 AM 31,551 Views 248 Comments

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

# irishness - Monday 7 May, 2012

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

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

May 7th 2012, 7:30 PM 83 Views 199 Comments

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

# irishness - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

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

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

Mar 6th 2012, 10:48 AM 14,104 Views 116 Comments

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

# irishness - Monday 5 March, 2012

Urban Outfitters criticised over 'drunk Irish' themed clothing
# Irish Yoga
# Irish Yoga

Urban Outfitters criticised over 'drunk Irish' themed clothing

Mar 5th 2012, 8:53 PM 17,452 Views 93 Comments

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

# irishness - Sunday 4 March, 2012

5 videos of non-Irish people attempting Irish accents
# Irishness
From The Daily Edge
# Irishness

5 videos of non-Irish people attempting Irish accents

Mar 4th 2012, 9:15 AM 11,044 Views 8 Comments

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

# irishness - Sunday 18 December, 2011

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

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

Dec 18th 2011, 6:00 PM 106 Views 38 Comments

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

# irishness - Friday 7 October, 2011

This is Ireland... in 250 faces
# Face Off
# Face Off

This is Ireland... in 250 faces

Oct 7th 2011, 5:29 PM 7,319 Views 14 Comments

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

Diaspora to get 'recognition' system - but NOT honours system
# Global Irish
# Global Irish

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

Oct 7th 2011, 11:27 AM 708 Views 7 Comments

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

# irishness - Monday 19 September, 2011

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

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

Sep 19th 2011, 8:45 AM 63 Views 7 Comments

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

# irishness - Saturday 11 September, 2010

Jaysus! Irish accents are the world's sexiest
# A Bit Of Blarney
From The Daily Edge
# A Bit Of Blarney

Jaysus! Irish accents are the world's sexiest

Sep 11th 2010, 4:09 PM 1,785 Views 1 Comment

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