The Shamrock and the Shield: An Oral History of the Irish in Montreal

Patricia Burns

"A story well told ... and expertly edited." -Canadian Book Review Annual

"History comes alive with Burns' use of oral history. For those of us with Irish ancestors in early Montreal, you'll certainly appreciate this treasure trove of stories." -Trish Hopkins, Family History News

"The Shamrock and the Shield is a book to savour." -Nora Marsh, Canadian Content