The Irish in New England

The Irish in New England


This publication is a collection of papers presented at the Dublin Seminar of New England Folklife conference in June of 2012. Presented in this volume is a range of Irish experiences in New England from the eighteenth century to the twentieth that reveal moments in the immigrant experience and long process of acculturation.

The following is a list of the title and author of each paper:

New Ireland to New England: The McCormick Family’s Peregrination from Ulster to New Brunswick to the Boston States, 1822 – 1935 by Donald R. Friary

Irish Labor Unrest on an Early Massachusetts Railroad by Katheryn P Viens

Irish Influence in Gild Age Newport by John F. Quinn

“An Enemy to this country”: Rev. John Houston and the Revolutionary Culture War among New Hampshire’s Irish Presbyterians by Peter E. Gilmore.

Wemms et al.: The Enlisted Men at the Boston Massacre by J. L. Bell

The Irish in Rhode Island by Robert W. Hayman

Irish Immigrant Families in New England and Ethnic Inheritance by Jonathan Keljik

The Greening of Norwood: Irish Migration and Life in a Massachusetts Town by Patricia J. Fanning

Faces and Makers: The Irish Presence in Eighteenth-Century Boston Furniture and Silver by Gerald W.R. Ward

John Brenon: The Saga of an Eighteenth-Century Irish Showman by Peter Benes

David Claypoole Johnston and the Boston Irish, 1825 – 1865 by Jack Larkin

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