Example sentences for: irish

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

  • There was a massive dispossession of the Irish from their fertile lands in the east, and they were driven west of the Shannon; in Cromwell’s phrase they could go to “Hell or Connaught.”

  • The Times of London led Monday with warnings from Irish police sources that dissident Irish Republicans are planning a series of high-profile terrorist attacks in Britain around the end of the year, including one on the Millennium Dome in Greenwich, London.

  • Throughout his life, he fed on scraps--in particular, Irish literature, and magic.

  • The Post , however, reserved its main praise for Protestant leader Trimble, who, it said, "in wrenching concessions from the intransigent unionists of Northern Ireland, and carrying them through the peace process despite mounting unionist militancy and suspicions of a sell-out to Irish republicanism, pulled off a miracle of biblical proportions."

  • When Surowiecki calls the Irish Catholics a minority he should point out that they make up 45 percent of Northern Ireland.

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