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The history of the Irish in the Caribbean is a very rich one but surprisingly little has been written about it. These pages are dedicated to scholarly articles about the Irish in the Caribbean, with a particular emphasis on how this history is likely to influence the results of DNA testing.

Coming soon ...

A history of the Irish in different Caribbean islands

  • Montserrat
  • Barbados
  • Jamaica 

Links to websites and articles of particular historical interest 

A summary of relevant books, including ...

  • To Hell or Barbados (Sean O Callaghan, 2000)
  • White Cargo (Don Jordan & Michael Walsh, 2008)
  • Ireland, Slavery and Anti-slavery (Nini Rodgers, 2007)

Maurice Gleeson

May 2013

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Last update: May 2013

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