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    3 days ago · An English report of 1515 states that the Irish people were divided into over sixty Gaelic lordships and thirty Anglo-Irish lordships. The English term for these lordships was "nation" or "country". The Irish term "oireacht" referred to both the territory and the people ruled by the lord.

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  2. 4 days ago · Old Irish does not rely on intonation changes to relay emphasis, unlike English. Instead, a set of particles are suffixed onto words to emphasize a given element of the sentence. The particles, also referred to with the Latin name notae augentes (singular nota augens ) can be attached to verbs and nouns alike.

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  4. 3 days ago · The Irish Constitution describes Irish as the "national language" and the "first official language", but English (the "second official language") is the dominant language. In the 2016 census, about 1.75 million people (40% of the population) said they were able to speak Irish but, of those, under 74,000 spoke it on a daily basis. [189]

  5. 4 days ago · Irish-owned shipping was severely restricted under English governance from the late-16th century on. Ireland was traditionally a cattle-based economy and fish was associated with religious fasting. It was the traditional food of fast on Fridays, in common with other Catholic countries.

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    3 days ago · The Old English historian Richard Stanihurst (1547–1618) wrote as follows: "When their posteritie became not altogither so warie in keeping, as their ancestors were valiant in conquering, the Irish language was free dennized in the English Pale: this canker tooke such deep root, as the bodie that before was whole and sound, was by little and ...

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  7. 6 days ago · This is a list of Celtic tribes, organized in order of the likely ethnolinguistic kinship of the peoples and tribes.In Classical antiquity, Celts were a large number and a significant part of the population in many regions of Western Europe, Southern Central Europe, British Isles and parts of the Balkans, in Europe, and also Central Asia Minor or Anatolia.

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