In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- Detroit, a fairly small city with a small Irish population, did offer more options to Irishmen than did Boston.
- The Irishmen believe that they have a legally watertight case.
- With stories such as these coming from home, it is little wonder that Irishmen serving in the British Army questioned what they were doing.
- This book might be the work of an Irishman, but it offers no comment on Ireland whatsoever.
- In all, about 210,000 Irishmen served in the British forces during World War One.
- He had the British sailors, including one Irishmen, whipped and put them in irons for several days.
- At one point there was an Englishman, an Irishman, a Welshman and a Scot on the first page of the leaderboard.
- There is even room for a Fijian, a Springbok and two Irishmen, as well as a scattering of Australians.
- A native Irishman needed an individual grant of English law if he was to enjoy its benefits.
- Publicly, the Scotsman absolves the Irishman of any responsibility for his plight.
- And Cromwell's influence was immense, but royalists and Irishmen spit upon his name three centuries after his death.
- Had not one of the Irishmen delivered a fine center shot on the wrong target, the Irish would have taken a commanding lead.
- The restaurant is owned by three genial Irishmen who used to serve a simple French menu to their neighborhood clientele.
- As an Irishman living abroad I've seen the changes in Ireland happening stage by stage.
- Great sympathy has been expressed in England towards the executed men - not by Irishmen alone, but also by Englishmen.
- Allan Ruddock, the urbane Irishman who recently edited The Scotsman, now has a new role.
- Every once in a while they would hit their intended target but they would hardly do anything to stop the arguing Irishmen.
- The Irishmen overturned a 17-point deficit and owed victory to a controlled display from their abrasive pack that wore down the hosts.
- The Irishmen, a Nepalese national and guesthouse owner Lot Ram dumped the body in the river, police said.
- Unionists need to feel that they have as much right to the name Irishman as nationalists do.
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