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 - I I The Irish in Argentina There is an...
I I The Irish in Argentina There is an extremely interesting article in a recent number of the New York Daily News on the Irish in Argentina by Senor Pulfln of Buenps Ayrcs who has recently been In Ireland when he identified himself eminently with the Gaelic movement Tne Irish he says first appeartTd in the countries oft the River Plate at the close of the eighteenth century 1 those days the vast herds that roame Dver the pampas had re other destination than the tallow boiler The Iiishmen however had learned I the art of salting beef and started an enterprise saJtn9 direction whch wag successful The beef jn dijgtry prospered notwithstanding the years of civil strife which followed tlie wars for independence at the beginning oC the nineteenth cenluiv and with its prosperity Irish emigration to Buenos Ayres increased Some of the emigra tionrwas from County Clare some from Kerry some from Wexford but the l Ul ot ic was iron Longford and 1 estmeath lhe emigrants did not like the lonely pampas and by degrees drifted backwaid toward the capital hereupon cane upon the scen Father Anthony Fahy a Dominican friar from Loughrea He became a guide philosopher and friend to the Irish exiles encouraged them to be thrifty and became theiif banker They trusted him and as a result the Irish have now a gseat position considering their numbers in the Argentine republic Freedom of Cork For Hossa At a special meeting of the Cork cor roration on onThuisday Mr R Cronin

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  1. The Intermountain Catholic,
  2. 24 Dec 1904, Sat,
  3. Page 7

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