Missouri Irish: The Original History of the Irish in Missouri

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Irish Roots Cafe, 2007 - Reference - 226 pages
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The first history ever written on the Irish in Kansas City, St. Louis, The Irish Wilderness and Missouri at large. Includes the early settlers and settlements, family history, parades, organizations, politics, from the earliest times to modern day. This is the only enlarged and updated edition ever in print. Sources for futher study included. Indexed. Authored by the most published author in the field. Free "Missouri Irish" companion podcast series to this book, hosted by the author, at www.Irishroots.com
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Authors Note
3
17701804 Irish Settlers in the Spanish Regime
7
18041900 The First Irish Americans
33
Irish Immigration Distribution
57
The Irish in the Cities
77
The Irish Wilderness Settlement
165
My IrishAmerican Heritage
185
Appendix
197
Surname Index
209
Copyright

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Page 12 - ... once through Tara's halls The soul of music shed, Now hangs as mute on Tara's walls As if that soul were fled. ^ So sleeps the pride of former days, So glory's thrill is o'er, And hearts, that once beat high for praise, Now feel that pulse no more. No more to chiefs and ladies bright The harp of Tara swells : The chord alone, that breaks at night, Its tale of ruin tells. Thus Freedom now so seldom wakes, The only throb she gives Is when some heart indignant breaks, To show that still she lives.
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Mike is a one of a kind resource. Since 1978, he has authored 12 hardbound books, 34 Irish genealogy county books, 40 CD's/videos, 300 podcasts, 7 broadcast series', and 1,000 articles. O'Laughlin also publishes rare works by 10 authors, including 'The Annals of Ireland by the Four Masters' and 'The Irish Book of Arms' (60 works in all). His web pages have tallied over 100 million visitors. 

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