Irish migrants have been in Cuba since before the 1700s. Some are well known but others have slipped through the cracks of Cuban history.
Author - Giselle Gonzalez Garcia
Giselle Gonzalez Garcia was born and raised in Havana, and named after the famous ballet. She obtained a BA in History from the University of Havana (2016), and is currently a second year MA student in History & Irish Studies at Concordia University's School of Irish Studies (Montreal). She is a co-author of Irlanda y Cuba: Historias Entretejidas / Ireland & Cuba: Intertwined Histories, the first bilingual compilation of works by both Cuban and Irish authors on the many connections between these two island-nations. Fun fact: Lover of all kinds of music, she is usually found debating people on politics and social issues on social media.