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Did you know there are 300,000 – 700,000 ‘IRISH People’ Currently In Jamaica?

Irish Jamaicans are Jamaican citizens whose ancestors originated from Ireland. Irish people are the second-largest reported ethnic group in Jamaica, after Jamaicans of African ancestry. Population estimates range from 300,000 to 700,000, making Irish Jamaicans up to 25% of Jamaica’s population. Most Jamaicans with Irish ancestry also have African ancestry. The first wave of Irish immigrants occurred in the early 17th century, […]

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Reggae in Ireland Goes VIRAL Singing – “The Fields Of Athenry”

A video surfaced in mid-2016 of a Rasta Man/ Reggae Artist (Vigarous) singing The Fields of Athenry over a reggae backing track in his car in Co. Cavan, Ireland. The video went viral and garnered over 600,000 views on Facebook with comments of endearment from the Irish population and Irish around the world. Vigarous has recently released a […]

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