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Irish English

  1. the English language as spoken in Ireland; Hiberno-English.
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Also called Irish.
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Historical Examples of irish english

  • But I have not come across this application in our modern Irish-English.

    English As We Speak It in Ireland

    P. W. Joyce

  • The Irish language has influenced our Irish-English speech in several ways.

  • Our rustic poets rhyme their English (or Irish-English) verse assonantally in imitation of their native language.

  • As Joyce shows, such suffixes, in Irish-English, tend to become whole phrases.

    The American Language

    Henry L. Mencken

  • Furthermore, the modern Irish-English idiom is to a great extent the idiom of England some centuries ago.