Originally Posted by Ruleteros1878
Because in our eyes that still makes him English, we don't go back generations when stating where we're from like Americans. I have an Irish Father but I'm born in England, I see myself as English but yes I have Irish heritage. In fact 95% of my family and ancestors are all Irish. We both obviously just have a very different way of looking at things.
Same, im of irish descent but am from Liverpool so am english. Ive never understood yanks who claim to be irish because of there great great great grandparents, even though theyve never been to ireland themselves and no **** all about the place.