- the English language as spoken in Ireland; Hiberno-English.
Also called Irish.
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But I have not come across this application in our modern Irish-English.
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.The Circus, and Other Essays and Fugitive Pieces