Are You A Wee Bit Irish? Enter the SheSpeaks Shamrock Giveaway

SheSpeaksTeam By SheSpeaksTeam 03.16.15
Are You A Wee Bit Irish? Enter the SheSpeaks Shamrock Giveaway
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Whatever your background may be - it's hard not to feel Irish on St. Patrick's Day & join the revelry of 80 million people around the world who celebrate Emerald Isle ancestry, right?
So get your shillelaghs in hand and start rockin' the green with us in our Shamrock Giveaway where you can win a $100 American Express Gift Card!*


But just before we start partying, join us for a tip o' the hat as we honor the contributions of Irish-Americans who have shaped every facet of American life and stirred us with their talent and charm.

Topping the list of those who have significantly shaped our dreams as a nation are Walt Disney, industrialist Henry Ford, founder of The Ford Motor Company, & the inventors of the modern fast-food industry, Dick and Maurice McDonald
President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden are, in part, of Irish descent as are Ronald Reagan, John F. Kennedy, Bill Clinton, Jimmy Carter and 18 more United States Presidents
Prominent Irish-American literary figures include Nobel Prize winner Eugene O'Neill (Long Day's Journey Into Night), Pulitzer Prize Winner Frank McCourt (Angela's Ashes), F. Scott Fitzgerald (The Great Gatsby) and Atlanta resident Margaret Mitchell (Gone With The Wind)

 

It is often said that the Irish received the gift of gab from the Blarney Stone - TV talkers Phil Donohue and Erin Burnett come to mind, as well as speechwriter Peggy Noonan, and columnist Maureen Dowd. Nine Justices of the Supreme Court, including Sandra Day O'Connor, have Irish roots as well as sports legends Tom Brady, Jack Dempsey, and John McEnroe. But above all Irish-Americans are beloved for their humor and wit, which brings us to our giveaway question about the 'lilt of Irish laughter':

 Who is your all-time favorite Irish-American comedian? 

 To enter, tell us in the comments below
and you will automatically be entered to win a $100 American Express Gift Card!

 

Jimmy Fallon Rosie O'Donnell Conan O'Brien Johnny Carson
       
Bill Murray Joel McHale George Carlin Stephen Colbert

  

 We wish all of our SheSpeaks members a Happy St. Patrick's Day!

 

"I just entered to win a $100 Amex GiftCard in the @SheSpeaksUp Shamrock Giveaway bit.ly/1MEf1NA"

 

*Open now through March 30, 2015 to US residents 18 years or older.


Congratulations to our lucky winner: cathyb43

 

 

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  • jellybeanr By jellybeanr
    02.18.16  

    Bill Murray he is my favorite.

  • pepperanne By pepperanne
    04.16.15  

    love bob hope

  • bbillett By bbillett
    03.30.15  

    I would love this!!! I always get cut up shaving because the razor obviously don't swing along with my leg and such..also love that this is 5 blades.. I can only use 5 blade! Lol in my opinion at least

  • nabbott By nabbott
    03.30.15  

    I love Jimmy Fallon!

  • poordaddy By poordaddy
    03.30.15  

    Johnny Carson was mine. He was so dang funny !! I hated to see him leave. Thank you for the chance to win this !!

  • turkoise By turkoise
    03.30.15  

    Jimmy Fallon

  • cremesoda34 By cremesoda34
    03.27.15  

    jimmy fallon

  • pricousins By pricousins
    03.27.15  

    Definitely Jimmy Fallon! He's hilarious!

  • JulsB20 By JulsB20
    03.26.15  

    I love Joel McHale- would love to see one of his stand up shows

  • dwndrgn By dwndrgn
    03.26.15  

    I'm going to have to go with George Carlin but that was a seriously hard choice! I like most of them.

  • TheNativeLoon By TheNativeLoon
    03.26.15  

    There are so many good ones! I think I'll have to go with Stephen Colbert though. His sense of humor is just so unique and hilarious!

  • Chowchow By Chowchow
    03.26.15  

    Bill F$#!ing Murray is my all time favorite Irish-American!

  • Salchipapa By Salchipapa
    03.25.15  

    JImmy Fallon

  • cece03 By cece03
    03.25.15  

    Jimmy Fallon

  • toeknee1978 By toeknee1978
    03.25.15  

    My all time favorite Irish-American comedian would have to be Jimmy Fallon. He seems so down to earth and really loves what he does...which is meeting famous people and making us all laugh. He has really gotten my husband and I tuned into watching The Tonight Show because of his skits and antics, it's so great!!

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