At last count, approximately one in three Australians claimed Irish ancestry. And I’m one of them.
My twin sister, Clare, was named after County Clare in Ireland, where my mum’s side of the family comes from.
Conor is an Anglicised version of the Gaelic name "Conchobhar" which translates as "dog lover" or "wolf lover". Historically, it has been the name of many Irish Kings.
Nolan comes from the Gaelic word "nuall" which means "nobleman". This year, it has seen a resurgence in popularity in the United States.
Pronounced dah-rah, Darragh is derived from the Irish term "doire" which translates as "rascal". In Ireland, it is a male or female name.