Emerald Isle


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Emerald Isle

n
(Placename) a poetic name for Ireland1

Ire•land

(ˈaɪər lənd)

n.
1. Latin, Hibernia. an island of the British Isles, W of Great Britain, comprising Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. 32,375 sq. mi. (83,850 sq. km).
2. Republic of. Formerly, Irish Free State (1922–37), Eire (1937–49). a republic occupying most of the island of Ireland. 3,632,944; 27,137 sq. mi. (70,285 sq. km).Cap.: Dublin. Irish, Eire.
Ire′land•er, n.
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Noun1.Emerald Isle - an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
battle of Boyne, Boyne - a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690; William III defeated the deposed James II and so ended the Catholicism that had been reintroduced in England by the Stuarts
Drogheda - in 1649 the place was captured by Oliver Cromwell, who massacred the Catholic inhabitants
water spaniel - any dog of two large curly-coated breeds used for hunting waterfowl
shillalah, shillelagh - a cudgel made of hardwood (usually oak or blackthorn)
patronym, patronymic - a family name derived from name of your father or a paternal ancestor (especially with an affix (such as -son in English or O'- in Irish) added to the name of your father or a paternal ancestor)
Irish Gaelic, Irish - the Celtic language of Ireland
keen - a funeral lament sung with loud wailing
ceilidh - an informal social gathering at which there is Scottish or Irish folk music and singing and folk dancing and story telling
barmbrack - a rich currant cake or bun
Aran Islands - three small islands belonging to Ireland at the entrance to Galway Bay
British Isles - Great Britain and Ireland and adjacent islands in the north Atlantic
Northern Ireland - a division of the United Kingdom located on the northern part of the island of Ireland
Eire, Ireland, Irish Republic, Republic of Ireland - a republic consisting of 26 of 32 counties comprising the island of Ireland; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1921
ben - a mountain or tall hill; "they were climbing the ben"
Ana - mother of the ancient Irish gods; sometimes identified with Danu
Aengus, Angus, Angus Og, Oengus - Celtic god of love and beauty; patron deity of young men and women
Boann - Celtic goddess; mother of Angus Og
Brigit - Celtic goddess of fire and fertility and agriculture and household arts and wisdom; later associated with Saint Bridget
Dagda - chief Celtic god of the Tuatha De Danann; father of Angus Og and Brigit
Dana, Danu - Celtic goddess who was the mother of the Tuatha De Danann; identified with the Welsh Don
Fomor, Fomorian - one of a group of Celtic sea demons sometimes associated with the hostile power of nature
Gwydion - Celtic sky god; a magician; giver of arts and civilization
Ler, Lir - the sea personified; father of Manannan; corresponds to Welsh Llyr
Lug, Lugh - ancient Celtic god
Manannan - Celtic god of the sea; son of Ler
Morrigan, Morrigu - Celtic war goddess
Tuatha De, Tuatha De Danann - race of Celtic gods or demigods; ruled Ireland in the Golden Age
banshee, banshie - (Irish folklore) a female spirit who wails to warn of impending death
Irelander, Irish person - a native or inhabitant of Ireland
Irishman - a man who is a native or inhabitant of Ireland
Irishwoman - a woman who is a native or inhabitant of Ireland
macushla - (an Irish term of address expressing affection) darling
O'Toole, Peter O'Toole, Peter Seamus O'Toole - British actor (born in Ireland in 1932)
Translations

Emerald Isle

n the Emerald Isledie Grüne Insel

Emerald Isle

n The Emerald Isle (liter) → l'Isola di Smeraldo (Irlanda)
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I've never been to Ireland, but I know for a fact that my ancestors were on the Emerald Isle at some point in history.
How about our Emerald Isle starting to Isle showing itself to be green?
6 days from PS 719 Flying direct from Manchester, Apr, May, Jun, Sept & Oct 2019 Explore part of the beautiful Emerald Isle. Tour highlights Tours of the Ring of Kerry & Bantry House A boat trip to Garinish Island Discover the delightful city of Cork Visit Timoleague Abbey Explore the seaside resort of Kinsale A visit to the Cobh Heritage Centre(entrance payable locally) Fully escorted by a friendly, experienced tour manager Five nights' three-star half-board hotel accommodation, return flights and transfers QUOTE LPE Call 0330 160 7726 Visit www.newmarket.travel/lpe16632 These holidays are organised & operated by Newmarket Holidays Ltd.
The Irish comic novel is a recent but much-needed addition to the canon of the Emerald Isle, and The Pleasures of Queueing is a perfect prototype of the kind of metaphor-strewn silliness one can expect from such.
Beachgoers in Emerald Isle, North Carolina, formed a human chain to rescue swimmers caught up in rough and dangerous ocean currents on Wednesday.
Newcastle are believed to be heading to Ireland after a week of pre-season training at Benton but there are no matches arranged on the Emerald Isle at this stage with Hearts at Tynecastle looking like the opening fixture of the summer.
has been acknowledged by the Emerald Isle Immigration Center (EMC) for his outstanding contributions to improving work conditions for immigrant workers.
4 days from PS359 Sailing from Bristol on board Marco Polo, 18 December 2016 Get your Christmas Season off to a hugely enjoyable start and head across the Irish Sea to two of the Emerald Isle's liveliest and most welcoming cities - vibrant Cruise highlights ?
Bill and Sandy Lamberton founded Emerald Isle Landscaping the same year--1977--their son Rory was born.
The Emerald Isle is one of the most beautiful islands in the world - a place steeped in history, culture and belief but with a complex past.
Deputy Mayor Eleni Loucaidou and Ireland's Ambassador to Cyprus, Nicholas Twist, switched the light on Monday night during a humble ceremony, telling guests that more landmarks are joining the Emerald Isle's celebrations around the world, such as the Eiffel Tower, the Colosseum, the Pyramids of Egypt, the Great Wall of China, the Empire State Building and the Sydney Opera.
The city's only society for natives of the Emerald Isle faces an uncertain future after around half of its annual funding was cut - leaving bosses struggling to make ends meet.