Example sentences for: irish-

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

  • As an Irish-American who is unapologetically proud of both parts of my hyphenated identity, I find Foer's piece less offensive than tendentious and historically ill-informed.

  • I object, however, to Foer's characterization of both the famine and the current vogue of Irish-American identification with Irish history and culture.

  • The lure of the diaspora may be more atavistic for Irish-Americans than other groups.

  • In the '70s, the Left-Behind White appeared in the form of the "unmeltable ethnic," that long-assimilated Italian- or Irish- or Polish-American who, in the wake of the Black Power movement, felt it necessary to dust off and revive the ways of the Old Country.

  • In a column in the Times of London, William Rees-Mogg, the newspaper's conservative former editor, claimed a special understanding of the Kennedy clan because, "on my mother's side I come from a somewhat similar Irish-American family."


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