Language Matters

Kathleen Stein Smith, Ph.D

Guinness Blonde advert will make you proud to be Irish American (VIDEO)

Guinness’ new advert for their Blonde American lager is up to their usual standards and is sure to give you chills. Using footage of Irish immigrants building the Manhattan skyline, arriving on boats and marching down Fifth Avenue on St. Patrick’s Day their new ad is dubbed ‘Time to Brew An Irish American Beer.’

With a voiceover by ‘Inception’ and ‘Wind that Shakes the Barley’ star Cillian Murphy, the advert’s opening images trace the Irish story in America from that first glimpse of the Statue of Liberty, to TheFive Points in Manhattan, to the Irish people’s roles as builders, police and on to the White House with JFK.”

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