Here’s an excellent weekend read by Patrick Young, Esq., in the Long Island Wins, rebutting the contention that “No Irish Need Apply” was mere paranoia and legend. Thanks to Earl Boebert for the tip.
”No Irish Need Apply: A Myth of Victimization” by Richard Jensen, revised somewhat from its winter 2002 publication (password required).
“No Irish Need Deny” by Rebecca A. Fried in the current issue of Oxford’s Journal of Social History. (password required).