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Museum of Country Life
Mayo Girls & the Irish Mission
By Maeve McNicholas
19, Sep 2015 - 12:08

Mayo Girls & the Irish Mission
Sat 19th Sept. 2.30-3.30pm. Talk.

Watson House in New Your City was the home of the Mission of Our Lady of the Rosary for the Protection of Irish Immigrant Girls. The Mission helped 100,000 young Irish women settle into the United States in the late 19th century and early 20th century. Join Dr. Maureen Murphy to hear the story of the Mission with a particular focus on girls from County Mayo.


Migrant Women in Steerage

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