Impact Of Irish On Australian Identity

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We all know that Australia is a multicultural country but what many don’t know is what impact these different cultures have on the Australian identity. Australia was first used as a place to send convicts from England’s over crowded prison so our identity come from the many people who came to Australia in those first hundred years. The Irish are just one of many cultures that came to Australia while it was being settled. The first Irish people came to Australia in the late 18th century but by the late 19th century about a third of the population was Irish, this is why Australia’s history and culture was so heavily impacted by the
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