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Thread #64952   Message #1065769
Posted By: mg
04-Dec-03 - 09:00 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: Black Irish: Etymological Consensus?
Subject: RE: Folklore: Black Irish: Etymological Consensus?
I always heard the Spanish Armada theory. You wouldn't know it by looking at me, because I take after my mother's Welsh side of the family, but I am descended from the black Irish..I think it just means they have the black curly hair. mg