Irish ǀ Northern European
The Irish people are an ethnic group native to the island nation of Ireland. The Irish are renowned for their folk music, Gaelic language, Irish dance, Gaelic game, and mythology. Globally there is a large Irish diaspora. In 2014, more than 33.9 million Americans reported Irish ancestry according to the U.S. Census’ American Community Survey.
The Irish population data represent DNA samples from 304 randomly selected individuals from Ireland.
Joseph O-Connor is an Irish novelist born in Dublin, Ireland in 1963. Photo is by Petr Novák, via Wikipedia.
Source publication: ENFSI DNA WG STR Population Database v. 2. (strbase.org).
STR frequencies were reported in the most recent European database release of the Working Group of the European Network of Forensic Institutes STRbase Project (Frequencies).
For more details on the Irish population, see:
Photos: Smiling Irish Girl photo is by Nathan Jones via iStock. Mr. Knees an Irish Farmer.