Friday, Jan. 31, 2014 7:25 p.m. to 7:25 p.m.
Location: Maine Irish Heritage Center, Corner of State and Gray Streets, Portland, Maine
For more information: Pat McBride; 207-780-0118; maineirish.com
From a small group of early arrivals facing hardship and discrimination, the Portland Irish became a powerful political force. Matthew Jude Barker tells this immigrant success story and signs copies of his new book, published by The History Press.