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    Hi

    Irishness has always been a tricky one for me, because I am what the Irish would call a blow-in. Growing up in Ireland, I don't know if I felt English but I definitely felt different to everyone else.

    What does "blow-in" mean?

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    He is an Englishman, who apparently came to Ireland at an early age -"growing up in Ireland".
    So - not being Irish by birth, he is seen as 'separate', 'different', like something blown in on the wind from overseas and landing on their shores.

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