Irish Communities. Lesson starter: Write down three adjectives which describe the kind of housing Irish immigrants lived in. Why was housing so poor in Scotland?. Today we will…. Understand why Irish immigrants stayed together
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Write down three adjectives which describe the kind of housing Irish immigrants lived in.
Why was housing so poor in Scotland?
Clada Social Club
Holy Cross Church
Gaelic Football Team
St Roch’s Ceilidh Band
St Patrick’s Day Marches
Irish could gather together at Church and help one another, share information etc
Priests were often Irish
Why was the Catholic Church so important to Irish Catholic Immigrants?
The Church helped those in need e.g. Saint Vincent de Paul, League of the Cross
Social Life: trips, dances, shows, sports teams etc
It provided schools for Catholic children