Irish in Islington

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Published by The Unit in [London] .

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Statement(researched and written by Angela Fussell and Michael Cooper).
SeriesDiscover Islington
ContributionsFussell, Angela., Cooper, Michael., Islington (England). Economic Development Unit.
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Open LibraryOL19729912M

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The walk has been created in partnership with and funded by Islington Library and Heritage Service, as part of the ‘Irish in Islington’ mini-festival running from   The arrival of the Irish into Islington began in the s, mainly as agricultural labourers.

The early part of the 19th Century attracted large numbers of Irish migrants, drawn by London’s rapid economic growth. This increased when many from Ireland fled the effects of the Irish potato famine during the s.

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