Kōrero: Irish

Poster, 1890

Poster, 1890

Many Irish immigrants did not forget their origins or the social conditions which had forced them to leave. This poster advertising a programme in aid of Marist Brothers schools in Wellington featured Irish songs and a story of Irish eviction.

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Reference: Eph-Variety-1890-01

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Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Irish - Migration after 1870', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/ephemera/40/poster-1890 (accessed 25 August 2019)

Story by Jock Phillips, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 25 Mar 2015