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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 ... Religion of Americans of Irish descent, General Social Survey 2000-2012 ... 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.


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


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


Mar 10, 2015 ... Like many Irish Americans, Mr. O'Connor identifies with his ... Irish American identity and guilt is specifically strong in the realm of religion.


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 ...


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, ...


Apr 3, 2017 ... Many with other or no religion will have a Protestant background, so a clear majority of those with Irish roots in America are Protestant or are ...