By Catherine M. Burns
As a major world city, New York is quite famously host to cultures and traditions from around the globe. National and ethnic groups bring more than their belongings. The politics of the homeland is not infrequently continued apace in the five boroughs.
So it was that for three days in 1922 supporters of the opposing factions in the Irish Civil War occupied the Irish consulate on the tenth floor of 119 Nassau Street in Manhattan.
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