Example sentences for: irish

How can you use “irish” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • They are also called Irish bulls.

  • These have a public purpose, captured in the Irish poet William Butler Yeats' lines about the best-known Sistine image: "That girls at puberty may find/ The first Adam in their thought."

  • The paper also quoted the Irish Nobel Prize-winning poet Seamus Heaney welcoming the agreement with a quotation from the epic Anglo-Saxon poem "Beowulf": "A light appeared and the whole place became brightened the way the sky does when heaven's candle is shining brightly."

  • George Pataki, starting next fall, high school students in his state will be legally required to study the Irish potato famine.

  • Irish Gaelic has an extensive written literature based on old monastic tradition (and the newer nationalism), but Scots Gaelic by comparison is in poor shape.

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