Example sentences for: irish

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

  • That Irish grain should have been exported while Irish people starved--for little other purpose but to hold down the price of grain on the English market--was as morally repugnant to contemporary observers as it is to modern ones.

  • The burning of three Catholic children in Ballymoney, Northern Ireland, by suspected Protestant extremists dominated most European newspapers Monday, and the Belfast Catholic newspaper Irish News devoted its front page to a poem--"Songs on the Death of Children" by Friedrich Ruckert--and its main editorial space to a psalm of David, "The Lord Is My Shepherd."

  • The English government was responsible for the underlying conditions of the Irish agricultural economy that made the Irish poor so vulnerable to the blight.

  • The Irish practice of bestowing a maternal grandparent's surname upon a first-born son, gives us Joyce Carey (the male writer).

  • The Irish News of Belfast led its front page Thursday with the news that President Clinton will meet more than 100 members of the new Northern Ireland assembly next Thursday.


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