Ireland and The Irish Emigration and Immigration In Song and Story

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The Irish were among the very first settlers in America, a few as adventurers, most as servants, some as parolees. They brought their music. Soon, Irish came in larger numbers, Protestants looking for religious freedom and escape from British intolerance. They brought their music. Then Irish came in hoards, Catholics, unlettered, unwashed, and unwanted, challenging […]