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  • I'm not claiming Irish identity but I do play Gaelic football.

    November 7, 2013

  • Plastic Paddy is a pejorative term for members of the Irish diaspora who appropriate (often stereotypical) Irish customs and identity. The term has also been applied to those with no ancestral connection to Ireland or who claim Irish identity or nationality. A plastic Paddy may know little of actual Irish culture, but nevertheless assert an Irish identity.12 The term is pejoratively used to refer to people on the basis of their perceived lack of authenticity as Irish.34

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    November 6, 2013

  • Someone of Irish descent who considers themself (sue me!) to be fully Irish.

    December 10, 2007