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Where My Black Irish At? Happy St. Paddy’s Day

St paddy's day


Yup!  That’s right.  I’m Black Irish!  My Grandmother was a ‘Gregory’!!!  So, in addition to sniffing some Corn beef Cabbage (I don’t eat beef), grabbing a green donut or some beer…I may set down and grab a look at some of my favorite Irish flicks.

Happy St. Paddy’s Day and I hope you have a safe and enjoyable one.  Here’s some of those flicks I was talking about…


Starring Saorsie Ronan, Brooklyn is a coming of age story about a young Irish girl who has to choose which she loves more…her country or the love of her life.



ln 2016 – The Commitments Turned 25: Irelands Shortest Lived Hit Band…




Starring John Wayne and Maureen O’ Hara – The Quiet Man is a 1952 Technicolor American romantic comedy-drama film directed by John Ford.



In the Name of the Father is a 1993 Irish-British-American biographical courtroom drama film co-written and directed by Jim Sheridan. It is based on the true story of the Guildford Four, four people falsely convicted of the 1974 Guildford pub bombings, which killed four off-duty British soldiers and a civilian




From the now defunct and troubled Weinstein company, Sing Street is a 2016 musical coming-of-age comedy-drama film with a  story which  revolves around a boy starting a band to impress a girl in 1980s Ireland.

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