Coming to America from Ireland

A Long Journey By:Emma Waeghe

Country Facts

The population in Ireland is 5 million people. Some traditional clothes are the kilt and clothes made out of wool or cloth. Some traditional foods are vegie rolls, potato bread, and pulse. The most traditional music is rock music. One of their traditions is to put a candle in the window on Christmas.

Irish immigrants

Immigrant facts

The main reason that Irish came to america is because the crops were dyeing and also for religious reasons. They came in three groups of people. The first and second groups came in 1717. When the families travelled, the father always went first to make sure it was safe. Most immigrants from Ireland settled upper west for rich soil.


These are all dads immigrating to america.

Arrival facts

Once they arrived they didn't have land or jobs. The Americans also hated the Irish. 1 billion people went to class because it was cheap. It is the worst class.

Interesting facts

Some famous people are St.Patrick, John, and Rictor Hebert. The harp is a national symbol of Ireland. The shamrock is another national symbol of Ireland. Ireland's spoken language is Irish. Rock is the most popular in Ireland.
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*the first settlements in Ireland began around 8000

*battle of clontarf in 1014 was the greatest battle of early Irish

*St.Patrick first started in Ireland in the early fifth century

Irish spice bread


*1 1/2 cup apple sauce

*1 cup sugar

*3/4 cup margarine

*2 cups flour

*1 tsp cinnamon

*1 tsp ground cloves

*1/2 tsp salt

*2 tsp baking soda

*2 tsp boiling water

Mix margarine, sugar, and applesauce in a bowl until creamy. Mix in baking soda and boiling water. Then add dry ingredients.

Pour into baking pan, bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.