Example sentences for: irish-born

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  • The suspension was generally condoned in the Irish press, but the Irish Times dwelt in an editorial Monday on a new report showing that mortality rates among Irish-born people in Britain "exceed those of all residents of England and Wales by some 30 per cent for men and 20 per cent for women" and that "Irish people there have the highest rates of mental hospitalisation and were more than twice as likely as the native-born to be hospitalised for ...

  • My own obscure favorites include the first books of Honor Tracy (Irish-born satirist who makes Evelyn Waugh's work taste like the milk of human kindness), the dark early writing of Sigrid Undset (before her religious conversion, which radically changed her style), and the best novels of manners by John Marquand--all of which are largely unknown to contemporary readers (particularly young ones).

  • Among many other things, Complexity tells the story of the Irish-born economist Brian Arthur and how he came to champion a principle known as "increasing returns."


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