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A history of the Irish in Boston with historian Christopher Daley on March 27

Posted by Christina Jedra  March 7, 2013 10:00 AM

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The following was submitted by the Peabody Institute Library: 

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EVENT:
Irish Need Not Apply: A History of the Irish in Boston with Historian Christopher Daley Wednesday, March 27 ~ 7:00pm

Peabody Institute Library, Danvers
15 Sylvan Street, Danvers
978-774-0554
danverslibrary@noblenet.org

Beginning with a look at the scant evidence of the Irish brought over as indentured servants in the late 17th Century, historian Chris Daley will explore the first real migration of the Irish in 1718, the arrival of the Scot-Irish or the 'Ulster Irish,’ and the corresponding increase in Anti-Irish/Catholic sentiment within Boston.

Currently a history teacher in Kingston, Daley formerly served as the Chairman of the Pembroke Historical Commission and the President of the Pembroke Historical Society.  He received both his Bachelors Degree and Masters Degree from Bridgewater State University.  He has been presenting historical lectures for nearly 20 years.

Register at danverslibrary.org or 978-774-0554

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