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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Irish_Americans

Irish Americans (Irish: Gael-Mheiriceánaigh) are an ethnic group comprising Americans who have full or partial ancestry from Ireland, especially those who identify with that ancestry, along with their cultural characteristics. About 33 million Americans—10.5% of the total population—reported Irish ancestry in the 2013 ...

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This is a list of notable Irish Americans, including both original immigrants who obtained American citizenship and their American-born descendants. For more information see also: List of Americans of Irish descent. To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Irish American or must  ...

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Irish Youth Group Launched in Philadelphia. Leading Irish youth development group Foróige launched its first overseas club in Philadelphia in February. The launch took place in the city's Irish Immigration Center, the new home of Foróige.. . More ...

What did the Irish Contribute to American Culture?

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Despite the competition for jobs, many Irish immigrants supported and became leaders of union efforts, perhaps because they so well understood the power of organizing to meet needs. For instance, Mary Harris, later known as Mother Jones, committed more than fifty years of her life to unionizing workers in various  ...

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Irish culture in America is widespread though not especially visible as such except on Saint Patrick's Day, when, it is said, "Every American is Irish." Many Irish began to immigrate after World War I. However, there was a decline in immigration after U.S. Congress began to limit the numbers of individuals immigrating.

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Irish immigrants have shouldered the battles of the American Civil War alongside the natives and other settlers. They led union efforts and displayed their inherent power of organizing to add quality to the land they adopted. Among the many Irish immigrants who have paid rich tributes to the US Constitution include Mary ...

What did the Irish do in the American Revolution?

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May 12, 2014 ... One Irish MP described the difference between Ireland and America in the following terms: “We are in watercolor what they are in fresco.”[3]. So what then of the claim that the American Revolution can be viewed as an Irish revolution in America? The case has been made that the flood of Irish immigrants ...

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While commanding the U.S.S. Alliance in March 1783, Barry and crew won the final naval battle of the American Revolution off the coast of Cape Canaveral. In 1797, Barry, who is known as The Father of the American Navy, was issued Commodore Commission Number One in the U.S. Navy by President George ...

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Master Spy, Hercules Mulligan was born in Co. Derry, Ireland. When the British took over New York City during the American Revolution, he remained in the city as a secret agent, posing as a loyalist. He gathered vital intelligence by eavesdropping on British soldiers during their frequent meetings in his clothing store.

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