Famous Americans with Irish roots
Some are obvious, others not so much
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Gael-Mheiriceánaigh, or Irish-Americans, are an integral part of American culture. Comprising about 10.5% of the population, these 33 million Americans have been helping shape America since the 17th century through their participation in politics and religion, to excelling in fields such as journalism, entertainment, and sports. Irish-Americans have been fully incorporated in all spheres of America society, but they still carry their pride and identity with them. Check out these Americans who have origins in the Emerald Isle.
LIFESTYLE Olympic games
TRAVEL United kingdom