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Irish in Canada


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CyndisList - Canada

Irish to Canada




Anderson, Lesley, “Finding Your Irish Ancestors – 10 Places to Start Your Search,”

Santry, Claire, “Canadian immigration history: the arrival of the Irish,” Irish Genealogy Toolkit.  

______, “Coffin ships: death and pestilence on the Atlantic,” Irish Genealogy Toolkit.


Campey, Lucille H, Ontario and Quebec’s Irish Pioneers: Farmers, Labourers, and Lumberjacks, Dundurn, Toronto 2018.

Houston, Cecil J and William J Smyth, Irish Emigration and Canadian Settlement: Patterns, Links and Letters, University of Toronto Press, 1990.


MacKay, Donald, Flight from Famine: The Coming of the Irish to Canada, Dundurn, Toronto, 2009

Updated 2-25-2021

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