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March 5, 2022

The Irish in Cuba

The Irish in Cuba

This episode of The Irish in Cuba provides a historical perspective of the Irish migration in the Island. Although the Irish migration to Cuba was not directly from Ireland, the host explains how significant it was to the development of Cuban economy and culture. Prohibition is mentioned as a time when several Irish bar owners from both New York and Boston also settled in Habana. In addition, an interview with a Cuban-American reveals how he came to learn about his Irish roots and his journey to tracing his Irish ancestors, the O'Halloran. In the last segment, the guest offers some tips on how one can begin researching Irish ancestry. --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/aileen092/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/aileen092/support