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Irish Americans in New York City


The Irish community is one of New York's major and important ethnic groups, and has been a ... Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, was originally developed as a resort for wealthy Manhattanites in 1879, but in...

Brooklyn and the True History of Irish Immigrants in 1950s New York ...


Nov 4, 2015 ... As the star of the new movie Brooklyn, Saoirse Ronan is tasked with portraying an Irish immigrant in 1950s New York City as a singular woman ...

Immigrants: Irish-Italian love-hate relations (Opinion) - CNN.com


Dec 1, 2015 ... Eilis and Tony, in a scene from "Brooklyn," starring Saoirse Ronan and Emory ... And though most of the Irish and Italians in New York were ...

Finding Brooklyn's Irishtown | artofneed


Mar 30, 2013 ... In the book Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 the original Irishtown was “Below the Heights of Gowanus” where “Brooklyn rolled ...

Irish historical sites in New York (PHOTOS) - IrishCentral.com


Jul 14, 2016 ... What's the biggest difference between Ireland and the United States? ... the British redcoats anchored ominously in Gravesend Bay off Brooklyn, between Coney Island ... Here's a list of New York's top 10 Irish historical sites.

Irish - Adaptation and Assimilation - Immigration...- Classroom ...


The Irish immigrants left a rural lifestyle in a nation lacking modern industry. ... New York City boasted more Irishmen than Dublin, Ireland! The Irish established  ...

When Brooklyn Was Irish - Voices of NY


Jul 9, 2014 ... A new novel about the Irish in Brooklyn and a movie based on the Colm Tóibín novel "Brooklyn" both remind of a time when the Irish had a big ...

Brooklyn: Irish immigration through rose-colored glasses


Dec 10, 2015 ... Eilis (Saoirse Ronan) is essentially being sent away from her native Enniscorthy, Ireland, to Brooklyn, New York by her older sister Rose (Fiona ...

History of Brooklyn - From Village to City - Thirteen


The online companion to the Thirteen series A WALK AROUND BROOKLYN WITH DAVID ... which the food grown on Long Island's rich farmlands passed to New York City. ... The turn of the century also witnessed an influx of Irish immigrants.

New York Irish Center :: Home


The New York Irish Center is a community center in Long Island City, where a warm welcome awaits the Irish in the region and, in true Irish spirit, all those who  ...

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Forty Shades of Brooklyn | Irish America


With a film version of Colm Tóibín's 2009 novel Brooklyn, coming to ... simply titled Brooklyn, the trip from Ireland to New York is not exactly filled with romance.

In Modern-Day New York, Reminders of Irish Roots Abound ...


Mar 16, 2015 ... New York's Irish history stretches back almost to the origins of the ... 19th century, Brooklyn boasts the oldest Irish neighborhood: Vinegar Hill.

Are There Irish Neighborhoods in Brooklyn? - About.com


Question: Does Brooklyn Today Still Have Irish Neighborhoods? Brooklyn once had a sizable Irish population, and a long history of influential Irish politicians. Today, where in Brooklyn can you ... Brooklyn, NY · Brooklyn Events & Things to Do ...