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    (Original post by Andy98)
    My grandad came over from Cork when he was a wee lad. But most of the family is still in Ireland although there's some of us in most countries now.

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    My Nan came over from County Cork, but she was a Daly. A few of the O'Briens hail from Donegal, but there's a lot of us in Munster.

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    My Nan came over from County Cork, but she was a Daly. A few of the O'Briens hail from Donegal, but there's a lot of us in Munster.

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    Ahh fair enough. I don't know too much about my family history because if the current generation is anything to go by it seems a little dodgy

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    (Original post by Andy98)
    Ahh fair enough. I don't know too much about my family history because if the current generation is anything to go by it seems a little dodgy

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    Haha. I know loads, probably because it's quite cool to be descended from Ireland's greatest King.

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    (Original post by Obiejess)
    Haha. I know loads, probably because it's quite cool to be descended from Ireland's greatest King.

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    Yeah yeah yeah:rolleyes: it's alright for some

    I think if you look it up you'll find Corrigan appears more in the prison books

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    What does it even mean to feel British or follow British values?

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    According to the government, 'democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty, and mutual respect and tolerance of those with different faiths and beliefs'.

    Although David Starkey has a more entertaining definition, 'queuing, drunkenness, nostalgia, loving pets, self-loathing, wit and eccentricity'. Personally I'd add understatement, love of moaning and politeness to the list.
    I'd fail the drunkenness, queueing and self-loathing bit of the tests, and probably pass all of the others. I was born here, have lived here all my life, though have ancestors/relatives from France. I feel British when in the UK but much less so when abroad, because I don't match the stereotypical Brit abroad. Especially in France and other countries where I speak some of the local language, do not look like a tourist, and in France and Belgium I am often assumed by others to be a local person.
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    I'd fail the drunkenness, queueing and self-loathing bit of the tests, and probably pass all of the others. I was born here, have lived here all my life, though have ancestors/relatives from France. I feel British when in the UK but much less so when abroad, because I don't match the stereotypical Brit abroad. Especially in France and other countries where I speak some of the local language, do not look like a tourist, and in France and Belgium I am often assumed by others to be a local person.
    Are you from the south east?
 
 
 
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