Documentary on OneIreland’s First Superstar

As heard on Documentary On One

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It won’t surprise many to hear that a great American hero was an Irish immigrant, but when you hear the tale of Patrick Sarsfield Gilmore, it might surprise you that one of the first true Irish superstars has been essentially forgotten in Irish history. Not so in the United States. In 1849, 19-year-old Patrick fled the famine, migrating to the …