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May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

A son is a son till he takes him a wife,
a daughter is a daughter all of her life.
- Irish Traditional

We have always found the Irish a bit odd.
They refuse to be English.
- Winston Churchill

May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

 

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

May your right hand always be
stretched out in friendship, never in want.
- Irish Blessing

Everyone is wise, until he speaks.
- Irish proverb

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I went further and further back through the centuries
to get a sense of perspective but now at least I understand
why Irish history evokes such strong passions and emotions.
- James D'arcy

I'm half-Irish, half-Dutch, and I was born in Belgium.
If I was a dog, I'd be in a hell of a mess!
- Audrey Hepburn

It is a most disgraceful shame the way in which Irishmen are brought up.
They are ashamed of their language, institutions,
and of everything Irish.
- Douglas Hyde

I wrote a script.
I actually enjoyed writing it more than acting.
It's about the Irish rebellion of 1920,
which is a fascinating period and place for me.
- Tom Berenger

May God grant you always...
A sunbeam to warm you,
a moonbeam to charm you,
a sheltering Angel so nothing can harm you.
Laughter to you.
Faithful friends near you.
And whenever you pray,
Heaven to hear you.
- Irish Blessing

Even when they have nothing, the Irish emit a kind of happiness,
a joy.
- Fiona Shaw

There's something about the Irish that is remarkable.
- Fiona Shaw

My father was totally Irish, and so I went to Ireland once.
I found it to be very much like New York,
for it was a beautiful country, and both the women
and men were good-looking.
- James Cagney

No, men and women of the Irish race,
we shall not fight for England.
We shall fight for the destruction of the British Empire
and the construction of an Irish republic.
- James Larkin

The gun is not out of Irish politics.
- Ian Paisley

I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps,
the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel,
and the Irish.
- Leon Uris

Ninety percent I'll spend on good times,
women and Irish Whiskey.
The other ten percent I'll probably waste.
- Tug McGraw

The Irish gave the bagpipes to the Scotts as a joke,
but the Scotts haven't seen the joke yet.
- Oliver Herford

Politics is the chloroform of the Irish people,
or rather the hashish.
- Oliver St.
John

I'm an Irish Catholic and I have a long iceberg of guilt.
- Edna O'Brien

I have good genes.
My father is Danish and my mother is Irish and Native American.
They both have good skin.
- Virginia Madsen

Finally, Colin Farrell showed up on my doorstep,
only he wasn't Colin Farrell - he was just this Irish
kid who had read the script and wanted to do it.
- Robert Towne

My parents were French and Irish and our family even
has Spanish blood-and I do so love the United States
and consider myself part American.
- Vivien Leigh

The Irish are the only men who know how to cry for
the dirty polluted blood of all the world.
- Norman Mailer

Irish Americans are no more Irish than Black Americans are Africans.
- Bob Geldof

People do think I'm Jewish.
But we're Irish Catholic.
My father had a brogue.
- Martin Short

I have been interested in Irish traditional music for the past few years.
- Nobuo Uematsu

If it was raining soup, the Irish would go out with forks.
- Brendan Behan

I have a thing for red-haired Irish boys,
as we know.
- Sandra Bullock

I have the soul of a singer and do splendidly in the
shower but the world will never hear it.
Basically, I'm the only Irish person who can't carry a tune.
- Roma Downey

I grew up mostly with classical, big band,
and a lot of Irish music - I really didn't start listening
to rock and roll until I was maybe sixteen.
- Moira Kelly

The economy in Ireland has been rampaging ahead for the last 15 years.
Barring an international, political or natural catastrophe,
things can only get better for the Irish.
- Eddie Murphy

Irish people are educated not only about artistry but local history.
- Fiona Shaw

To marry the Irish is to look for poverty.
- J. P. Donleavy

In Ireland, it's been like U2 and The Cranberries,
which is rock, but you know they're Irish.
- Caroline Corr

But I will say that living in Ireland has changed the
cadence and fullness of speech,
since the Irish love words and use as many of them
in a sentence as possible.
- Anne McCaffrey

My Irish derivation has nothing to do with me.
Why should it?
- Carroll O'Connor

Perhaps our Irish friends should not so completely
turn their backs on their historical dishes,
no matter how many jokes they might have to endure.
- Nick Clooney

Being Irish is very much a part of who I am.
I take it everywhere with me.
- Colin Farrell

I had to have some balls to be Irish Catholic in South London.
Most of that time I spent fighting.
- Pierce Brosnan

The Irish Republican Army has kept every commitment made by its leadership.
- Gerry Adams

Being Irish was a big thing for me, particularly growing up in Chicago.
- Lara Flynn Boyle

May the road rise up to meet you,
may the wind be ever at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face
and the rain fall softly on your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of his hand.
- Irish Blessing

I loved Jack Ford.
I got him in his later days, and he was a total tyrant
and a total autocrat and an Irish drunk.
But I had a great time.
- Richard Widmark

The Irish Government can no longer stand by and see
innocent people injured and perhaps worse.
- Jack Lynch

But let's just say, I'm Irish.
I grew up in the 1950s.
Religion had a very tight iron fist.
- Liam Neeson

The Irish do not want anyone to wish them well;
they want everyone to wish their enemies ill.
- Harold Nicolson

I think the Irish woman was freed from slavery by bingo.
They can go out now, dressed up, with their handbags
and have a drink and play bingo.
And they deserve it.
- John B. Keane

Rain is also very difficult to film,
particularly in Ireland because it's quite fine,
so fine that the Irish don't even acknowledge that it exists.
- Alan Parker

A lot of Irish people perform.
They perform in drawing rooms.
They sing songs and they play piano.
- Fiona Shaw

Irish is the prominent nationality in the family,
but beyond that, I really don't know.
I see a lot of artistic or creative influence coming
through on my mother's side.
- William Wiley

In 1953 there were two ways for an Irish Catholic boy to impress his parents:
become a priest or attend Notre Dame.
- Phil Donahue

My Irish passport makes me look like a chief of staff for the Provisional IRA.
- Jack Higgins

There is not a single injustice in Northern Ireland
that is worth the loss of a single British soldier
or a single Irish citizen either.
- James Callaghan

I've had Irish skin from the time I was a young girl.
- Lara Flynn Boyle

Everywhere I look, I see the evidence of a creator.
But I don't see it as religion,
which has cut Irish people in two.
I don't see Jesus Christ as being
in any part of a religion.
Religion to me is almost like when God leaves -
and people devise a set of rules to fill the space.
- Bono

In this context the British and Irish governments will have to promote a new,
imaginative and dynamic alternative in which both governments
will share power in the north.
- Gerry Adams

You think the Welsh are friendly, but the Irish are fabulous.
- Bonnie Tyler

If this humor be the safety of our race,
then it is due largely to the infusion into the American
people of the Irish brain.
- William Howard Taft

My mother is Irish, my father is black and Venezuelan,
and me - I'm tan, I guess.
- Mariah Carey

The Irish and British, they love satire,
it's a large part of the culture.
- Ben Nicholson

At Leeds I've tried to concentrate on my club form,
but you get caught up in all the World Cup fever once
you come back to Ireland and see all the Irish boys again.
- Robbie Keane

Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy,
which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
- William Butler Yeats

Let everyone leave all the guns - British guns and Irish guns -
outside the door.
- Martin McGuinness

The British Government and the Irish Government have
accepted very clearly the Mitchell Report.
- Dick Spring

Other people have a nationality.
The Irish and the Jews have a psychosis.
- Brendan Behan

In old times people used to try and square the circle;
now they try and devise schemes for satisfying the Irish nation.
- Samuel Butler

Angel was the first Irish feature film.
Neil's first movie and my first movie.
- Stephen Rea

I'm just a true Irish boy at heart.
- Colin Farrell


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