The given name Troy usually comes from the Irish Gaelic word Troightheach meaning “foot soldier.”
The surname Quinn was taken by the English from the Irish name O’Coinn meaning “son of Conn.”
While the Titanic was sailing between the British isles, an Irish priest took photos of the ship. Because he didn’t stay for the fatal journey, his photographs survived and it’s believed all the ones on board the ship were all snapped by him.
During the Irish potato famine, Ireland recieved a small donation by the Choctaw Native Americans who were quite poor themselves especially after the then recent Trial of Tears. The Irish never forgot the kindness and recently repaid it when Native Americans were suffering at far higher ratios from Covid-19 than most people in America.
Eiru is the source of Ireland’s name as she was a very important goddess in Irish mythology before the country adopted Christianity.