Podcast : An Immigrant Refugees’ Welcome – No Irish Need Apply

Given the numerous Middle Eastern conflicts and massive migrant refugees, it’s not hard to fathom the intense Irish immigrant bigotry of the mid-1800’s.  The great Irish Potato Famine lasted nearly a decade and brought massive numbers of Irish refugees to America.  Faced with eviction and starvation, hundreds of thousands of Irish emigrated across the Atlantic to the U.S. and Canada.  To say these immigrants were not welcomed by America is a vast understatement.

No Irish Need Apply sign in business window
Common “No Irish Need Apply” sign in business window
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LOST IN HISTORY Blog/Podcast about key forgotten history still relevant in today's world. Paul Andrews also has 5 historical adventure novels, all available on Amazon.

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