As a retaliation for the 800 years of occupation kick-started by Strongbow and Diarmuid MacMurrough, Ireland has, over the past decade, been busily colonising Ipswich. It now rivals Boston and Liverpool as the biggest Irish centre outside of Ireland.
The word from the Sun is Richard Dunne is a wanted man at Portman Road. A free agent following QPR's sorry relegation, Wigan had been sniffing around but have pulled away.
Dunne will become the seventh Irish eligible player on the books of Ipswich - the number would be higher only several players have recently moved on.
As long as Mick McCarthy is managing in the English Football League, Irish eligible players will never be unemployed for long.