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" Again and again, I find something eerie in many Irish occasions - the unrelenting whiteness, the emotional tribal attachments, the violent prejudices lurking beneath apparently pleasant social surfaces, the cosy smugness of belonging. "
" A huge part of Irish dance is balance, which is so good for any kind of combat - just being aware of your body. "
" Alice Oswald. With Hughes and Heaney gone, people are looking around for the best British and Irish poets. Oswald is one of our finest. "
" All my people are from Ireland. I was born in Manchester, but I am Irish. "
" A lot of Irish people perform. They perform in drawing rooms. They sing songs and they play piano. "
" Angel was the first Irish feature film. Neil's first movie and my first movie. "
" As they say, one thing led to another, and, ultimately, the British and Irish governments asked me to serve as chairman of the peace negotiations, which ironically began six years ago this week. "
George J. Mitchell
" At Leeds I've tried to concentrate on my club form, but you get caught up in all the World Cup fever once you come back to Ireland and see all the Irish boys again. "
" At one point in my life, I wanted to do a master's degree in Irish literature, but I ended up getting pregnant instead. "
" A well-off plastic surgeon can suffer just as much as an Irish lad who has been abused or whatever. "
" Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy. "
William Butler Yeats
" Being Irish, I always had this love of words. "
" Being Irish is very much a part of who I am. I take it everywhere with me. "
" Being Irish means you belong to the clan. It's what you feel. They feel Irish. "
" Being Irish was a big thing for me, particularly growing up in Chicago. "
Lara Flynn Boyle
" But if republicans are to prevail, if the peace process is to be successfully concluded and Irish sovereignty and re-unification secured, then we have to set the agenda - no-one else is going to do that. "
" But let's just say, I'm Irish. I grew up in the 1950s. Religion had a very tight iron fist. "
" Cursing is heavily used in the Irish language. It's not a stretch for me, and I have no qualms about it. It doesn't fall far from the real me. "
" Even as my father grew up in Boston, Massachusetts, signs told him: 'No Irish Need Apply.' "
" Finally, Colin Farrell showed up on my doorstep, only he wasn't Colin Farrell - he was just this Irish kid who had read the script and wanted to do it. "
" Growing up, I was brought up around Irish music, Irish traditions. "
" How do you spell the name of the Irish prime minister? It sounds like 'teeshuck', but we spell it 'taoiseach.' We respect foreign spellings these days - a sign of our more egalitarian times, perhaps. "
" I am an Irish Catholic person. I've been a man and a woman. I speak Russian, sort of. And then I'm very diplomatic. "
" I am half Scottish. My father is an expat from Glasgow, and on my mother's side there's a bit of French, a bit of Scottish, a bit of Irish. "
" I am of Irish, Italian, and French Canadian descent. "
" I am the indoctrinated child of two lapsed Irish Catholics. Which is to say: I am not religious. "
" I am very proud to be Irish. "
" I can do Shakespeare, Ibsen, English accents, Irish accents, no accent, stand on my head, tap dance, sing, look 17 or look 70. "
" I cannot shy away from controversy. I don't know if it's my Irish blood, but I love it. "
" I can't think of anything you might say about Irish people that is absolutely true. "
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