Schoolchildren in Mexico carry Irish flags at the annual observance for St. Patrick’s Battalion.
Schoolchildren in Mexico carry Irish flags at the annual observance for St. Patrick’s Battalion. Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
Schoolchildren in Mexico carry Irish flags at the annual observance for St. Patrick’s Battalion. Ireland Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Irish fought for Mexico? Yes — all in the name of St. Patrick

March 16, 2017 06:42 PM

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