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Wolverhampton and the Irish

Irish pubs, St Patrick’s Day and enjoying the ‘craic’: being Irish or having Irish ancestors is definitely ‘in vogue’ in England. However, this warm reception is a relatively new phase of Anglo-Irish relations. In mid-Victorian Wolverhampton, the Irish community was associated with abject poverty, disease, public disorder and religious deviance. How was such an unenviable reputation acquired? More...

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