Ethnic groups similar to or like Irish people

Ethnic group and nation native to the island of Ireland, who share a common Irish ancestry, identity and culture. Wikipedia

  • Gaels

    Ethnolinguistic group native to Ireland, Scotland and the Isle of Man in northwestern Europe. They are associated with the Gaelic languages: a branch of the Celtic languages comprising Irish, Manx and Scottish Gaelic. Wikipedia

  • Culture of Ireland

    The culture of Ireland includes language, literature, music, art, folklore, cuisine, and sport associated with Ireland and the Irish people. For most of its recorded history, Irish culture has been primarily Gaelic (see Gaelic Ireland). Wikipedia

  • Ireland

    Island in the North Atlantic. Separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George's Channel. Wikipedia

  • Irish diaspora

    Irish people around the world.svg and eligible descendants. The Irish diaspora (Diaspóra na nGael) refers to ethnic Irish people and their descendants who live outside the island of Ireland. Wikipedia

  • Irish Catholics

    Ethnoreligious group native to Ireland that are both Catholic and Irish. Irish Catholics have a large diaspora, which includes more than 10 million Americans. Wikipedia

  • Republic of Ireland

    Country in Northwestern Europe occupying 26 of 32 counties of the island of Ireland. Dublin, which is located on the eastern side of the island. Wikipedia

  • British people

    The British people, or Britons, are the citizens of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the British Overseas Territories, and the Crown dependencies. British nationality law governs modern British citizenship and nationality, which can be acquired, for instance, by descent from British nationals. Wikipedia

  • Irish literature

    Irish literature comprises writings in the Irish, Latin, and English (including Ulster Scots) languages on the island of Ireland. Produced by monks writing in both Latin and Early Irish. Wikipedia

  • List of contemporary ethnic groups. There has been constant debate over the classification of ethnic groups. Wikipedia

  • Anglo-Irish people

    Term which was more commonly used in the 19th and early 20th centuries to identify an ethnic group/social class in Ireland, whose members are mostly the descendants and successors of the English Protestant Ascendancy. The established church of Ireland until 1871, or to a lesser extent one of the English dissenting churches, such as the Methodist church, though some were Roman Catholics. Wikipedia

  • Irish Americans

    Irish Americans (Gael-Mheiriceánaigh) are Americans who have full or partial ancestry from Ireland. About 32 million Americans — 9.7% of the total population — identified as being Irish in the 2019 American Community Survey conducted by the U.S. Census Bureau. Wikipedia

  • Irish migration to Great Britain

    Irish migration to Great Britain has occurred from the earliest recorded history to the present. There has been a continuous movement of people between the islands of Ireland and Great Britain due to their proximity. Wikipedia

  • Celts (modern)

    The modern Celts (, see pronunciation of Celt) are a related group of ethnicities who share similar Celtic languages, cultures and artistic histories, and who live in or descend from one of the regions on the western extremities of Europe populated by the Celts. A modern Celtic identity emerged in Western Europe following the identification of the native peoples of the Atlantic fringe as Celts by Edward Lhuyd in the 18th century. Wikipedia

  • United Kingdom

    Sovereign country in north-western Europe, off the north-western coast of the European mainland. The United Kingdom includes the island of Great Britain, the north-eastern part of the island of Ireland, and many smaller islands within the British Isles. Wikipedia

  • Ethnic groups in Europe

    The indigenous peoples of Europe are the focus of European ethnology, the field of anthropology related to the various indigenous groups that reside in the nations of Europe. Groups may be defined by common genetic ancestry, common language, or both. Wikipedia

  • Cornish people

    The Cornish people or Cornish (Kernowyon, Cornwīelisc) are a Celtic ethnic group and nation native to, or associated with Cornwall and a recognised national minority in the United Kingdom, which can trace its roots to the ancient Britons who inhabited southern and central Great Britain before the Roman conquest. Many in Cornwall today continue to assert a distinct identity separate from or in addition to English or British identities. Wikipedia

  • Irish-Scots

    Irish-Scots are people in Scotland who are of immediate or traceably distinct Irish ancestry. Although there has been migration from Ireland (especially Ulster) to Britain for Wikipedia

  • Christianity in Ireland

    Christianity (Críostaíocht) is, and has been the largest religion in Ireland since the 5th century. After a pagan past of Antiquity, missionaries most famously including Saint Patrick converted the Irish tribes to Christianity in quick order, producing a great number of saints in the Early Middle Ages, and a faith interwoven with Irish identity for centuries since − though much less so in recent times. Wikipedia

  • Foreign relations of Ireland

    The foreign relations of Ireland are substantially influenced by its membership of the European Union, although bilateral relations with the United States and United Kingdom are also important to the state. One of the group of smaller nations in the EU, and has traditionally followed a non-aligned foreign policy. Wikipedia

  • People of Northern Ireland

    Demonym for all people born in Northern Ireland or people who are entitled to reside in Northern Ireland without any restriction on their period of residence. Most Northern Irish people either identify as Northern Irish/Irish, British, or some combination thereof. Wikipedia

  • Welsh people

    The Welsh (Cymry) are a Celtic nation and ethnic group native to Wales. "Welsh people" applies to those who were born in Wales (Cymru) and to those who have Welsh ancestry, perceiving themselves or being perceived as sharing a cultural heritage and shared ancestral origins. Wikipedia

  • Literature of Northern Ireland

    Created in 1922, with the partition of the island of Ireland. The majority of the population of Northern Ireland wanted to remain within the United Kingdom (see unionism and loyalism). Wikipedia

  • Dutch people

    Dutch people (Dutch: ) or the Dutch, are a West Germanic ethnic group and nation native to the Netherlands. They share a common ancestry and culture and speak the Dutch language. Wikipedia

  • Scotch-Irish Americans

    Scotch-Irish (or Scots-Irish) Americans are American descendants of Ulster Protestants who immigrated from northern Ireland to America during the 18th and 19th centuries, whose ancestors had originally migrated mainly from the Scottish Lowlands and Northern England (and sometimes from the Anglo-Scottish border). Additional 3 million (0.9% of the population) identified more specifically with Scotch-Irish ancestry, and many people who claim "American ancestry" may actually be of Scotch-Irish ancestry. Wikipedia

  • Irish Australians

    Ethnic group of Australian citizens of Irish descent, which include immigrants from and descendants whose ancestry originates from the island of Ireland. Irish Australians have played a considerable part in the history of Australia. Wikipedia

  • Celtic nations

    Cultural region and collection of geographical territories in Western Europe and the North Atlantic where Celtic languages and/or cultural traits have survived. Used in its original sense to mean a people who share a common identity and culture and are identified with a traditional territory. Wikipedia

  • Irish in the British Armed Forces

    The Irish in the British Armed Forces refers to the history of Irish people serving in the British Armed Forces (including the British Army, the Royal Navy, the Royal Air Force and other elements). Then as part of the United Kingdom from 1800-1922 and during this time in particular many Irishmen fought in the British Army. Wikipedia

  • The foreign-born population of the United Kingdom includes immigrants from a wide range of countries who are resident in the United Kingdom. In the period January to December 2016, there were groups from 22 foreign countries that were estimated to consist of at least 100,000 individuals residing in the UK (people born in Poland, India, Pakistan, the Republic of Ireland, Romania, Germany, Bangladesh, South Africa, China, Italy, Nigeria, Lithuania, the United States, France, Spain, the Philippines, Jamaica, Sri Lanka, Australia, Portugal, Kenya and Zimbabwe). Wikipedia

  • English language in Europe

    Mainly spoken in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Outside of these states, it has official status in Malta, the Crown dependencies (the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey), Gibraltar and the Sovereign Base Areas of Akrotiri and Dhekelia (two of the British Overseas Territories). Wikipedia

  • Ulster Protestants

    Ethnoreligious group in the Irish province of Ulster, where they make up about 43% of the population. Many Ulster Protestants are descendants of settlers who arrived in the early 17th century Ulster Plantation. Wikipedia


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  • Germans, Irish, Poles, Swedes and Czechs made up nearly two-thirds of the foreign-born population (by 1900, whites were 98.1% of the city's population).Chicago-Wikipedia
  • Due to sustained and sometimes mass emigration of the Irish, current estimates indicate that around 6 million people in the UK have at least one grandparent born in the Republic of Ireland.English people-Wikipedia
  • Migrants from the two latter eras still represent the genetic heritage of most Irish people.Republic of Ireland-Wikipedia
  • Although many of these first European and American settlers were Protestants, a large proportion of the early Irish and German immigrants were Catholics.Indianapolis-Wikipedia
  • Tasmania's population is more homogeneous than that of other states of Australia, with many of Irish and British descent.Tasmania-Wikipedia
  • The largest reported European ethnicities in the 2006 census were French 23%, Italians 10%, Irish 5%, English 4%, Scottish 3%, and Spanish 2%.Montreal-Wikipedia
  • Along with the English and the Irish, the Scots are another group that has made a significant impact on the island.Jamaica-Wikipedia
  • Out of the 57.9%, the largest groups were 12.0% German (2,212,391), 10.7% Irish (1,979,058), 8.8% English (1,629,832), 6.6% Italian (1,215,242), 2.8% Polish (511,229), and 2.7% French (504,641).Florida-Wikipedia
  • The new, expanded United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland meant that the state had to re-evaluate its position on the civil rights of Catholics, and extend its definition of Britishness to the Irish people.British people-Wikipedia
  • At the same time, many Germans, Irish, Norwegians, and other immigrants also settled in towns and farms across the territory, establishing Catholic and Lutheran institutions.Wisconsin-Wikipedia
  • Many of the Roman Catholic churches that are found within the city are a legacy of the large Irish population that migrated to Bradford in the 19th century.Bradford-Wikipedia
  • Among those of European origin, the most frequently reported ethnic backgrounds were British, German, Irish, French, and Ukrainian.Calgary-Wikipedia
  • The British conquest of New France was preceded by a small number of Germans and Swedes who settled alongside the Scottish in Port Royal, Nova Scotia, while some Irish immigrated to the Colony of Newfoundland.Canadians-Wikipedia
  • Irish, Italian, German, Polish, English, Russian, Ukrainian, and French constitute the largest European ethnic groups in the city.Philadelphia-Wikipedia
  • Later immigrants were Irish, Germans, Poles and Italians.New Orleans-Wikipedia
  • It is named after the 18th-century Irish bishop and philosopher George Berkeley.Berkeley, California-Wikipedia
  • Alfred was a merchant seaman of Irish descent who was away at the time of his son's birth.John Lennon-Wikipedia
  • Mainly Mexican, Irish, Irish-American, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American boxers popularized this style.Boxing-Wikipedia
  • A large Irish population settled in the north along Naghten Street (presently Nationwide Boulevard), while the Germans took advantage of the cheap land to the south, creating a community that came to be known as the Das Alte Südende (The Old South End).Columbus, Ohio-Wikipedia
  • People of the United Kingdom use a number of different terms to describe their national identity and may identify themselves as being British, English, Scottish, Welsh, Northern Irish, or Irish; or as having a combination of different national identities.United Kingdom-Wikipedia
  • 12.7% of Salvadorans report as White, mostly of ethnically Spanish people, while there are also Salvadorans of French, German, Swiss, English, Irish, and Italian descent.El Salvador-Wikipedia
  • Fort Snelling and Pig's Eye Tavern also brought the first Yankees from New England and English, Irish, and Scottish immigrants who had enlisted in the army and settled nearby after discharge.Saint Paul, Minnesota-Wikipedia
  • Jean was of Irish descent, while Joseph Sr. had English, French, and Irish ancestry.Joe Biden-Wikipedia
  • Jimi Hendrix's mixed genealogy included African American, Irish, and Cherokee ancestors.Jimi Hendrix-Wikipedia
  • Other prominent immigrant groups included French, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Dutch, Greek, British, and Irish, as well as small number of descendants of U.S. citizens who arrived in Cuba in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.Cuba-Wikipedia
  • Johnson had English-Irish, German, and Ulster Scots ancestry.Lyndon B. Johnson-Wikipedia
  • English is used by American, British, Anglo-Canadian, and Irish residents.Monaco-Wikipedia
  • Insular Celtic culture diversified into that of the Gaels (Irish, Scottish and Manx) and the Celtic Britons (Welsh, Cornish, and Bretons) of the medieval and modern periods.Celts-Wikipedia
  • Early immigrants to the city included Protestant French, Scottish, Irish, and Germans, as well as hundreds of Jews, predominately Sephardi from London, England and major cities of the Dutch Republic, where they had been given refuge.Charleston, South Carolina-Wikipedia
  • Irish was the dominant language of the Irish people for most of their recorded history and they took it with them to other regions, notably Scotland and the Isle of Man, where Middle Irish gave rise to Scottish Gaelic and, blended with Norse tongues, Manx, respectively.Irish language-Wikipedia

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