Irish Savannah History, Ghosts and Traditions begins in 1734 when a
storm-battered ship carrying 40 starving Irish servants arrives at Savannah. Georgia founder,
James Oglethorpe, breaks with the Georgia charter to allow Catholics into Savannah.
Irish-Savannah in the 1800s during the potato famine and the Irish diaspora to Savannah. See where Irish longshoremen
and "iron men" lived and worked. Learn about Savannah's Irish priests and the Sisters who aided the
poor. Listen to the stories of Irish Savannah Ghosts and the stories of young
and old -- past and present -- stories that range from the mysterious to the hilarious.
Experience Irish Savannah in 2013 by attending the Savannah Irish Festival, visit the
historic pubs of Irish Savannah and attend Irish music sessions on the Savannah
River. Meet the Irish of Savannah. You'll never forget us. Stay tuned for updates,
interviews, and more in your Irish Savannah.