They brought a lot of catholic religion Story telling
What are some features of this country
What have been the positive and negative consequences
They brought nothing negative only a positive atitude.
What are the ways they interact with our society
Irish tradition of story telling. Led to many famous NZ Irish writers. Took part in NZ politics Bought traits such as a commitment to family, large fancy funerals, love of wit and humour, drinking. Sheila: The word has an Irish origin. 1974 We see a revival of Irish Traditions: pubs with Irish names and St Patrick’s day. Rose of Tralee
What barriers did they face
They suffered a lot of racist comments. They were thought of as drunk and disorderly.
How has Ireland contributed to the development of NZ’s identity