In a message dated 96-02-16 20:19:08 EST, you write:
>Somewhere in the apochrypha of my Irish history/legends I learned that the
>term Black Iriah refers to decendants of the SPanish Armada. Is this the
>case? Does anybody know what the term Black Irish really means?
To the best of my knowledge the term refers to dark-complexioned Irish. Also
possibly to Irish who were 100% from the sod but were not easily recognizable
as being so as most of the Irish are.