Irish Protestant migration and politics in the USA, Canada, and Australia: a debated legacy

@article{Ireland2012IrishPM,
  title={Irish Protestant migration and politics in the USA, Canada, and Australia: a debated legacy},
  author={P. Ireland},
  journal={Irish Studies Review},
  year={2012},
  volume={20},
  pages={263 - 281}
}
  • P. Ireland
  • Published 2012
  • Sociology
  • Irish Studies Review
In the USA, the rediscovery and celebration of Irish Protestant ancestry has extended in recent years to arguments by some scholars, political journalists, and politicians that there exists today an identifiable Scots-Irish socio-political legacy. This essay explores the history and cultural context of Irish Protestant migration and assesses its contemporary ramifications at the national level and in a critical state-level case (Kentucky). To assist in identifying the factors that have fostered… Expand
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