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Looking at the Irish in Boston.

CLINTON - "Irish Need Not Apply," was a common sign over a century ago.

Local historian Christopher Daley will present a talk, "Irish Need Not Apply: A History of the Irish in Boston," on Thursday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m., in the Bigelow Free Public Library.

Daley received his bachelor's and master's degrees from Bridgewater State University and is currently a history teacher in the Silver Lake Regional School System, in Kingston. He has been lecturing on historical topics throughout New England for close to 20 years.

His talk will deal with the facets of the early Irish experience in Boston, beginning with the history of the indentured servants who came to Boston unwillingly in the mid-17th century, and continue to the eventual assimilation of the Irish into American culture.

Light refreshments will be served. Call the library at (978) 365-4160 to register.
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Date:Mar 1, 2013
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