This song, written as a mockery of the anti-Irish prejudice that met impoverished Irish immigrants in America become an anthem for Irish in the U.S. "Some may think it a misfortune to be christened Pat or Dan, but to me it is an honor to be called an Irish man."
How Blacks have Irish Last Names | Ever wonder how a lot of African Americans & Caribbean have Irish last names? Is not because of Irish slave owners, no erase that foolishness……don’t think Gone With The Wind and the O’Hara plantation. What a lot of people don’t know is that Irish were slaves too, hundreds of thousands were sent to work in the West Indies and they blended with the black slaves thus we have Irish names like McFadden, McDonalds, etc. CLICK to read more