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Old 05-19-2017, 12:01 AM
 
Location: Sydney, Australia
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Why are you comparing Irish people with Middle-Easterners? Irish people are Whites. You can't get any lighter-complected than them!
Who said I compared them? All I said was that Enya would be really pale in the Middle Eastern eye and albino to Africans. Read my post again.

Btw, why do you get vexed when I mention darker races in the same sentence of Europeans?
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Old 05-19-2017, 12:50 PM
 
Location: Wales, United Kingdom
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Who said I compared them? All I said was that Enya would be really pale in the Middle Eastern eye and albino to Africans. Read my post again.

Btw, why do you get vexed when I mention darker races in the same sentence of Europeans?
This "Black Irish" thing is just a phrase really. It's got more to do with having a dark hair colour (and sometimes dark eye colour), rather than skin colour, which can be pale but not albino!

And it's no good arguing with him anymore, cos he's been banned!
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Old Today, 11:24 AM
 
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He is still not Irish. His family has long-term ancestry in the US and I don't even think he can actually trace any Irish born ancestor. He has plenty of non-Irish names in his family tree. At least use someone of predominantly Irish ancestry or even better use an Irishman. There are very few Americans that just have ancestry from one country in Europe.

Yes there are plenty of Irish with eyes that give an Asian vibe so no disagreement there.


Well, not in the case of Irish and cities like Boston and certain areas of New York. I visited the bar the brother of the family I stayed in Brighton had in New York, Grimes,...Believe me, even the cat was Irish there. But he was born in Ireland.

You are right in many places away from large recent arrival concentrations. Irish marry Catholics in large numbers.
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