Work Begins On CT Irish Heritage Trail

Small group of residents awarded state grant to create trail

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One of the sites commemorating Irish Americans in CT, Memorial to the 9th Regiment New Haven, CT
Photo:Courtesy of CTIAHS.COM
Plans to Create an Irish Heritage Trail in Connecticut
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Plans to Create an Irish Heritage Trail in Connecticut

 

Several people are working to create an Irish Heritage Trail in Connecticut.
WNPR's Lucy Nalpathanchil spoke to Pat Heslin. She's a member of the CT Irish American Historical Society and heading up the project after receiving a $15,000 grant from the Department of Economic and Community Development.

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You can learn more about the CT Irish American Historical Society and plans for the Heritage Trail here

If you have suggestions for places that capture the Irish experience in the state, email the group at ctiahs@gmail.com