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No Irish.... Scottish and English...
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current weight: 134.0
Posts: 2,161 3/7/11 6:53 P
No Irish Italian & Hungarian
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Posts: 2,246 3/7/11 11:09 A
Lots of Irish in my heritage - and I have the red hair to prove it.
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Posts: 2,441 3/7/11 11:07 A
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Yes, about 3/4 Irish. My sister lives in Ireland. Such a beautiful country!
Weight loss is accomplished with the mind.
A person who wants something WILL find a way....a person who doesn't will find an excuse.
Which do you prefer? The pain of self discipline?....or...the pain of self regret?
current weight: 132.0
Posts: 1,484 3/7/11 12:42 A
My Dad's side. An Irish man married an Engish woman. Their off spring married a Scott that married an Irish man they had a son that married a German.
My Mom's side is French, German, and Native American.
So me, I'm a good ole MUTT. I'm Irish and Native American at heart. Kind of depends on my mood that moment in time which way I swing.
"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when it's convenient. When you're COMMITTED to something, you accept NO EXCUSES; only results."
I tired of being sick and tired all the time!! Time to do something about it!!
And This Too Shall Pass.
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Posts: 4,545 3/7/11 12:24 A
I'm 99% Irish. Like others my grandparents came over during the potato famine and ended up on opposite coasts of the US. I love this time of year.
Pam in Maryland
current weight: 147.8
Posts: 914 3/7/11 12:04 A
A tiny wee bit (the red hair reflects it in both my Dad and 1 brother and their and MY temper ! LOL !
current weight: 167.4
Fitness Minutes: (86,594) Posts: 2,267 3/6/11 11:48 P
Some northern Irish in me, lot's in my dh.
"Mountains DO move...One stone at a time." ~Rick Beneteau Do not let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do. - John Wooden, Hall of Fame college basketball coach With exercise, doing some is always better than doing none. - Spark article MAKE THE BEST FOOD CHOICES YOU CAN TODAY - and then, try it again tomorrow!- Dr. John La Puma, M.D.
current weight: 243.5
Fitness Minutes: (47,743) Posts: 4,135 3/6/11 8:49 P
Nope, Polish/Ukrainian on my Mom's side, German/English on my Dad's.
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Posts: 2,845 3/6/11 8:30 P
I have some Irish in me not sure how much but some!
current weight: 323.0
Posts: 3,141 3/6/11 8:24 P
3/4 Irish, meself. My dad's fam is from Northern Ireland, my mom's mom is Irish as well.
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Posts: 9,522 3/6/11 8:11 P
I am Irish, one side of my family is O'Malley and the other is O'Connor
Shirley I am Wife, Mother & Grandmother who loves serving the Lord
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Fitness Minutes: (28,339) Posts: 5,558 3/6/11 7:48 P
My maiden name is Kelley. My dad's family is 100% Irish back to 1700s County Cork (I think) through the McKillips and Delaneys. My dad died when I was five, so my mom took on the task of teaching me all about his heritage, often to the neglect of her own, English, Irish, French and a little bit German.
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My great,great grandmother was born shortly after her parents arrive in maine. My husband's family is Irish
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Posts: 7,226 3/6/11 6:19 P
Irish on my father's side - last name Kelly
Lisa L. South, RN
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Fitness Minutes: (9,133) Posts: 776 3/6/11 6:18 P
Not sure. Like Carolyn's my family came from the British Isle but think mostly English, Scottish, and Welsh. There could have been some Irish somewhere in the mix. Last names Jones, Russell, Clyburn/Claiburn (there is a despute over which is correct).
Fitness Minutes: (58,115) Posts: 595 3/6/11 3:15 P
I am half. My grandmother came over to Boston in the early 1900's as well. Then made her way down to NJ where the rest of her family was. She was in her late teen's when she did this! I always admired her for that. Barbara (Carrigan)
current weight: 193.6
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On my mothers side. The name is Looney.
current weight: 199.0
Fitness Minutes: (11,701) Posts: 401 3/6/11 2:48 P
Yes!! My Dad is first generation born- from my Irish Grandmother and Norwiegen Grandfather.
She is a Gargan!! Pretty Irish, I'd say!! I will travel to see Ireland one day- my grandmother fascinated me. She died when I was about 12 years old but hear so many stories- she lead an interesting life prior to coming here (via Ellis Island) and I would love to learn more!! She was a woman WAY before her time!!
Edited by: AMYRENEE1967 at: 3/6/2011 (14:51)
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Faith and Begorra isn't everyone Irish on March 17th. I love all things Irish but am actually pf German ancestry with a bit of French.
The will of God will not take you where the Grace of God cannot protect you.
Give me a sense of humor, Lord,
Give me the grace to see a joke,
To get some humor out of life,
And pass it on to other folk!
current weight: 175.0
Posts: 32,265 3/6/11 2:20 P
Not Nationality but a tad bit Irish for my Ethnic group along with English German & Native American
Linda (Florida - Eastern Standard Time )
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Posts: 54,010 3/6/11 2:11 P
Half on my father's side, but 100% in my heart! I've lived my whole life in California, but my heart is forever in Ireland (which I've only ever visited in my sweetest dreams). Check out my Sparkpage!
"...there's some good in this world, Mr. Frodo, and it's worth fighting for."
"We're children of a fighting race that never yet has known disgrace." (The Soldiers' Song, Irish national anthem)
"Every day above ground is a good day." (Chef Justin Kennedy of New Orleans, on Chopped)
If you always do what you've always done, You'll always be who you've always been!!!!!!
"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying "I will try again tomorrow!"
Mary Anne Radmacher
A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor's book.
- Irish Proverb
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Posts: 2,865 3/6/11 1:21 P
I'm a real good combination Scottish + Irish!
“For all my good intentions, there are days when things go wrong or I fall into old habits. When things are not going well, when I'm grumpy or mad, I'll realize that I've not been paying attention to my soul.
current weight: 185.0
Posts: 27,806 3/6/11 1:08 P
March 17th will be St. Patricks Day. I'm just wondering if there is anyone on the team who claim to be full or part Irish?
I'm from the States and I have some ancesters from the British Isles but I think England and probaly Scotland. Perhaps a bit of Irish. I do not know. My geneologist brother has not been able to trace back to Europe on that side of the family.
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