Black Irish in Kilkee
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There is a well known rumour about the group of Irish people called "the black irish". Normally the story goes that these are decendants of survivors of the Spanish armada who landed on Ireland. The Black irish are those with black hair and blue eyes.
One story that is told to Kilkie children is that we "Kilkies" are a branch of the black irish who "washed up in Kilkee in County Clare in 1588.