The Irish have a long and rich history in Boulder, Colorado. They arrived in the area in the mid-19th century, drawn by the promise of gold and silver mining. Many of these early Irish immigrants worked as laborers, helping to build the railroads and highways that connected Boulder to the rest of the state. As Boulder grew, so too did its Irish community. Many Irish families settled in the area and established businesses and institutions that served the local population. These included Catholic churches and schools, as well as social clubs and organizations. Over time, the Irish in Boulder... Read More