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Section title: Irish
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Elliott, Bruce. "Irish Protestants." Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples. Edited by Paul Magocsi. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999, p. 762-772.

McGowan, Mark. "Irish Catholics." Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples, p. 747-761.

McKay, Sharon. Penelope: An Irish Penny. Our Canadian Girl series. Toronto: Penguin, 2003.

_____. Penelope: Christmas Reunion. Our Canadian Girl series. Toronto: Penguin, 2004.

_____. Penelope: The Glass Castle. Our Canadian Girl series. Toronto: Penguin, 2002.

O'Driscoll, Robert, and Lorna Reynolds, eds. The Untold Story: The Irish in Canada. Toronto: Celtic Arts of Canada, 1988.

Tracey, Lindalee. A Scattering of Seeds: The Creation of Canada. Toronto: McArthur and Co., 1999.


Bytown or Bust. (accessed October 18, 2005).

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