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  1. Black people ( Irish: daoine goirme/daoine dubha ), Africans and people of African descent have lived in Ireland in small numbers since the 18th century. Throughout the 18th century they were mainly concentrated in the major cities and towns, especially in the Limerick, Cork, Belfast, Kinsale, Waterford, and Dublin areas. [3]

  2. Jun 7, 2023 · Some were born there, while others emigrated or sought asylum. Irish Black History Month and the First Black Miss Ireland In The United States, Black History Month has been observed...

  3. Sep 24, 2022 · *Black history in Ireland is celebrated on this date in 1600. Segments of the Irish people were involved with the Middle Passage between 1660 and 1815. Librarian Liam Hogan has described how Irish merchants profited from the trade, mostly indirectly as provisioners. For example, William Ronan worked for the Royal African Company with more direct involvement. He became chairman of the […]

  4. Jun 7, 2023 · Spencer Jones • Jun 7, 2023 From blue eyes, to freckles, to blonde hair, it’s impossible to confine Black people into a singular expression. While it may surprise you, from the earliest African arrivals on Irish shores, Black people have played an important role in shaping Irish society.

  5. Sep 11, 2019 · Numbers might not have been as high as in England, but there were almost certainly more than 1,000 Africans in late-18th-century Ireland, and, my research suggests, between 3,000 and 10,000 who...

  6. Mar 18, 2022 · Another theory of the origin of the term "Black Irish" is that these people were descendants of Spanish traders who settled in Ireland and even descendants of the few Spanish sailors who...

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