John, 1838–1918, U.S. Roman Catholic clergyman and social reformer, born in Ireland: archbishop of St. Paul, Minn., 1888–1918.
2. Also called Emerald Isle. Latin Hibernia.
a large western island of the British Isles, comprising Northern Ireland
and the Republic of Ireland. 32,375 sq. mi. (83,850 sq. km).
3. Formerly Irish Free State (1922–37) none Eire (1937–49)
a republic occupying most of the island of Ireland. 27,137 sq. mi. (70,285 sq. km). Capital:
Dublin. Irish Eire.
a coat of arms
blazoned as follows: Azure, a harp or stringed argent.