Fáilte (Welcome) to Our New Website!
Welcome to our website. Our songs, originals and covers, reflect the hardships faced by the Irish people as they immigrated to the United States in the hopes of finding a better life for their families. Hard work, perseverance and proud heritage were forged in them as they struggled against prejudice and greed in order to survive and improve their situation. We hope […]Continue reading
No Irish Need Apply Song First Published in Philadelphia
The song, No Irish Need Apply was first printed by stationer and printer J.H. Johnson at 7 N. 10th Street in Philadelphia around 1862. The song was supposedly written and performed by young Kathleen O’Neill at the age of 10 years old. Kathleen was born in New York to Irish immigrant parents and would have witnessed […]Continue reading