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Origin of Anglo-Irish
Example sentences from the Web for anglo-irish
This book embodies the deep ambivalence of the Anglo-Irish, who no longer felt British, but were not accepted by the “natives.”
It is set during the Irish Civil War, when the IRA stalked the Anglo-Irish, who responded with a mixture of fear and indignation.
The big houses were the homes of the Anglo-Irish, the abhorred British ruling class, that dominated the landscape.
Trevor says that if he is to be hyphenated, he prefers Protestant-Irish to Anglo-Irish.
This idiom, borrowed from the Irish, is very common in Anglo-Irish.Legends of Saints & Sinners|Douglas Hyde
It raised him high in the estimation of the Anglo-Irish of the Pale.The Land-War In Ireland (1870)|James Godkin
Anglo-Irish finance teems with grim jokes of this sort; but the section was useful in either event.The Framework of Home Rule|Erskine Childers
Both Irish and Anglo-Irish are very common in the respective languages.
But let us now have a look at some of our Anglo-Irish redundancies, mixed up as they often are with exaggeration.