Example sentences for: irish-

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

  • As for Foer's criticism of Irish-American identification with Irish culture as part of a so-called "Diaspora chic," he is unfair to those Americans of Irish descent who do not romanticize terrorism, support Sinn Fein or the IRA, join organizations like the Ancient Order of Hibernians, or celebrate St. Patrick's day by getting obnoxiously drunk and excluding Irish-Americans who happen to be gay.

  • When the time comes, I won't want to infect my Chinese-Scotch-Irish-Jewish children with bloodline fever.

  • This tendency for descendants of immigrants to take a harder line on nationalistic issues than the folks still living back in the old country is not, of course, peculiar to Irish-Americans.

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

  • That there are Irish-Americans who do these things in no way devalues the efforts of others to connect with their past.


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