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Reconnection via exchange

Ireland, US sponsor new one-year visa program

Patrick Donovan of Portland, Maine, has applied to the new Ireland-US visa exchange program. Patrick Donovan of Portland, Maine, has applied to the new Ireland-US visa exchange program. (David Kamerman/Globe Staff)
By Maria Sacchetti
Globe Staff / February 16, 2009

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More than 100 years ago, young Jeremiah Donovan left Ireland on a steamship pointed toward Boston Harbor, desperate to find work in the United States. He quickly landed a job on the railroad and gave his family the opportunities he never had. (Full article: 861 words)

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