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Hibernian’s Irish Roots (Part 1)

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Since 1875, Hibernian Football Club has been more than just a football team; it has been the cornerstone of a community. The origins of this great institution is a story of people who were persecuted and driven out of their homeland, and who found a home and belonging in Edinburgh.

This is a story of the people of Ireland, a story of their hopes and aspirations, a story of their successful integration into a wider community through the vision of two men from their homeland. Continue reading