Don't label an entire people. It isn't right when people do it to the US and it isn't right here.
It is one of life's little ironies that the Northern Ireland situation can be summarised as the British desperately trying to find a secret way to give Northern Ireland to the Republic, and the Republic secretly doing everything they can to stop them, because of the cost of stopping the communities killing each other.
The vast majority of Irish people are appalled by the IRA, just as the vast majority of Americans are.
She's as nervous as a very small nun at a penguin shoot.