Being irish! Northern Irish dialect translation  Do the Irish in Northern Ireland really speak like this??

Being irish! Northern Irish dialect translation Do the Irish in Northern Ireland really speak like this??

DNA shows Irish people have more complex origins than previously thought -- Sott.net

DNA shows Irish people have more complex origins than previously thought -- Sott.net

Old people have a fashion all their own, a fashion greatly accentuated by a white beard and a brown pipe.

Old people have a fashion all their own, a fashion greatly accentuated by a white beard and a brown pipe.

I ask that you respect me.  My soul, my desires, my dreams need to be encouraged. Do not tell me I am limited.

I ask that you respect me. My soul, my desires, my dreams need to be encouraged. Do not tell me I am limited.

"This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever" ~ Sigmund Freud on the Irish

"This is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever" ~ Sigmund Freud on the Irish

The image is of a small stone cottage in County Mayo, Ireland,  photographed by me on a cold, sunny day in May, 2013.  I was intrigued by the pots of geraniums in the window, placed there by someone, even though the home was abandoned and the roof was gone.  It seemed to me to be symbolic of the will of the Irish people to survive and thrive, in spite of all the hardships and tragedies brought to their doorsteps throughout the centuries.

The image is of a small stone cottage in County Mayo, Ireland, photographed by me on a cold, sunny day in May, 2013. I was intrigued by the pots of geraniums in the window, placed there by someone, even though the home was abandoned and the roof was gone. It seemed to me to be symbolic of the will of the Irish people to survive and thrive, in spite of all the hardships and tragedies brought to their doorsteps throughout the centuries.

Thousands of Irish people were subjected to years of abuse and cruelty after being sold as slaves during the 17th and 18th centuries. That is the claim made by London based historians and authors Don Jordan and Michael Walsh.

Thousands of Irish people were subjected to years of abuse and cruelty after being sold as slaves during the 17th and 18th centuries. That is the claim made by London based historians and authors Don Jordan and Michael Walsh.

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