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Religion has been important to the Irish American identity in America, and continues to play a major role in their communities.


Mar 17, 2014 ... Irish-American Religion. Graph by ... Nearly half of Irish-Americans are Protestant ; a third are Catholic. ... What is your religious preference?


In the fifth century A.D. St. Patrick came to Ireland and introduced the Gaels to Christianity. Thus began a great religious and cultural period for the country.


Mar 22, 2014 ... In addition, through their own schools, dances, and religious orders, Catholicism seems woven into the very fabric of Irish American history.


Ill will toward Irish immigrants because of their poor living conditions, and their ... In the Questions for Admittance to the American Party (1854), inductees ...


26. Religion and American Culture. America before the Famine and the other having to do with Irish Cath- olics in America after the Famine. The second claim is ...


Bostonians and Americans, held the Irish in such low opinion that they they ... Many Protestants and "native" Americans were distrustful of a religion that was, ...


Mar 16, 2017 ... More than 150 years ago, it was the Irish who were refugees forced into ... They practiced an alien religion and pledged allegiance to a foreign ...


Mar 20, 2014 ... Irish America needs to go buy a book and learn some history. ... Fintan O'Toole said that being Irish has nothing to do with religion, but that ...