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“No Irish”: What Caused the Anti-Irish Sentiment in 1970’s Britain?

It’s St Patrick’s Day this weekend and Irish communities all over the globe will be celebrating their patron saint and what it is to be Irish. Many people in Britain will be joining in with the celebrations whether they’re Irish or not, and it’s easy to forget that not so long ago, Irish people in England faced terrible discrimination, my own family included.