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From Cork to Canada

There are perhaps hundreds of thousands of people descended from more than 2,000 Irish who traveled from Cork to Canada┬áin the 1820’s as part of an experiment in assisted emigration. Over 50,000 people applied to be among Peter Robinson’s settlers, … Continue reading

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