Links between Brazil & Ireland                                                                                                                                                                                                          






 © 2008 Peter O´Neill (org.)




Basto, Fernando Lázaro de Barros. Ex-combatentes Irlandeses em Taperoá.  (Ex-Irish Fighters in Taperoá).


Basto, Fernando L. B. Irlandeses.  In: Movimento das Correntes Imigratórios no Brasil.  RJ: 2000.  p. 20.


Basto, Fernando Lázaro de Barros. Síntese da História da Imigração no Brasil.  RJ: 2nd ed., 2000.  203 p.


Contribuitões para a História da Guerra  entre o Brasil e Buenos Aires.  Translation: L. Brockmann  Editora da USP.  MG: Livraria Itatiaia Editora Ltda, Belo Horizonte.  Coleção Reconquista do Brasil, Vol. 24  p. 285-297.


de Andrade, Wilma Therezinha Fernandes. Narcisa Emília: uma irlandesa na vida de José Bonifácio.  In: Leopoldianum.  SP: Universidade Católica de Santos, maio-dezembro, 2004 - no. 81/82.  11-28.  Biography of Narcisa Emília O´Leary de Andrade


*Flecknoe, Richard.  A relation of ten years travells in Europe, Asia, Affrique and America.  London, 1654, 2nd. ed. 1657.  The author, who was an Irish catholic priest, poet and adventurer, travelled from Lisbon to Brazil in 1648 and spent eight months from January to August 1649 in Pernambuco and Rio de Janeiro. This is regarded as the first book written by an English speaking traveller to Brazil.


Gwynn, Aubrey. An Irish Settlement on the Amazon.  Monograph, 1992.


_______  Father Thomas Field, S.J.   Dublin: The Irish Messenger, 1924.


_______  The First Irish Priests in the New World.  In: Studies, Vol. XXI, No. 82 (June 1932), pp. 213-228.


Inglis, Brian. Roger Casement.  Roger Casement.  New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc., 1974.


Kirby, Peadar.  Ireland & Latin America – Links and Lessons  Dublin: Trócaire and Gill & Macmillan, 1992.  192 p.


Lemos, Juvêncio Saldana. Os Mercénarios do Imperador - (The Emperor’s Mercenaries).

Livraria Palmarcia Ltda., Rua Jerônomo Coelho, 243  90010-241 Porto Alegre, RS.


Linsday-Bucknall, Hamilton and Peter W. Barlow.  The Rio de Janeiro and Nictheroy Tubular Railway.  RJ: letter, 1876.  Project approved by Decree Law No. 6.138, 04/03/1876.  In: Gazeta Oficial, RJ. Copy of original ms. and drawings at the Biblioteca Nacional, RJ  - Obras Raras.


Lindsay-Bucknall, Hamilton.  Um jovem Irlandês no Brasil em 1874 - A Search for Fortune, The Autobiography of a Younger Son, a Narrative of Travel and Adventure. London: Daldy, Isbister & Co., 1878, 452 p.  Part trans. Ezio Pinto Monteiro.  RJ: Hachette, 1976, 120 p., illustrated. See: Ezio Pinto Monteiro.  Revista Anhembi 72, vol. XXIV, Nov. 1956. 508-519; Afonso  de E. Taunay.  Jornal do Commercio.  RJ: 20/01/1957, 27/01/1957, 03/02/1957 & 07/04/1957 - copies at the National Library, RJ; and Ezio Pinto Monteiro - Revista do Instituto Histórico e Geográfico Brasileiro (IHGB), vol. 268, July-Sept.  RJ: IHGB, 1965. 345-350.


Lorimar, Joyce (Ed.). English and Irish Settlements on the River Amazon 1550 – 1646.  Hakluyt Society & Cambridge University Press, 1989.


MacErlean S.J, John. Irish Jesuits in Foreign Missions from 1574 to 1773.  The Irish Jesuit Directory (Dublin), 1930, pp. 127-138.

MacLoughlin, Dr. Guillermo H.  The forgotten people: the Irish in Argentina and other South American countries.  Lecture delivered at "The Scattering: Ireland and the Irish Diaspora" Conference, UCC, September 1997.  Celtic News (Buenos Aires), March, April, and May/June, 1998  Buenos Aires A/c Sociedade Rural


McGinn, Brian. The Amazon Irish (1620 - 1625)  New York: Irish Echo, 11-17 March 1992.


_______  The Irish in Brazil.  SP: ABEI Newsletter No. 13, June 1998.


Mellett, Mark A.  Voyage Diary.  Account of the voyage of the Irish Naval Flagship L.É. Eithne to Argentina and Brazil from 6 February to 8 April 2006.  29 March 2006


Miller, David.  Um intruso no paraíso.  SP: Editora Brasil Orquídeas Ltda., Taubaté.


Neto, Miguel Alexandre de Araújo.  The Anglo-Brazilian Times, 1864 – 1884  SP: ABEI Newsletter.  Microfilm copies at the National Library, Rio


O´Reilly, Thomas.  An Acre Sown - St. Patrick’s Missionary Society in Brazil.  Dublin: Kiltegan Fathers, 2001. 374 p., 22 photographs.


*Scully, William.  Brazil, its provinces, and chief cities, the manners and customs of the people, Agriculture, commerce and other statistics … 1866.  William Scully was the Irish-born owner and editor of The Anglo-Brazilian Times, published in Rio de Janeiro from 1865 to 1884.  His book was basically a prospectus for investors and immigrants.


Sullivan, Dr. Eileen A.  Irish Mercenaries in 19th century Brazil  Director, The Irish Educational Association, Inc. Gainesville, FL  32653, USA


*Tucker, James.  An account of a voyage to establish a colony at Port Philip … New South Wales.  London, 1805.  During a twenty-day visit to Brazil from May to June 1802, this Irish Naval Officer, who was en route to Australia on H.M.S. Calcutta, wrote interesting accounts about Rio society and politics.


The O´Brien Chronicle: An Irishman´s Odyssey in Old Brazil.  The Wilde Geese Today web site 2001


von Allendorfer, Frederic.  An Irish Regiment in Brazil, 1826-1828.  The Irish Sword – Journal of the Military History of Ireland,

Vol. 3, 1957-58.


*Walsh, Rev. Robert.  Notices of Brazil in 1828 and 1829.  London:1830.  Boston: Richardson, Lord & Holybrook, 2 vols, 1831.  Vol. 1 includes an account of the arrival in Rio of 2,400 Irish mercenaries in 1827: 125-133.  Vol. 2 includes accounts of his travels to the interior of Rio province and to Minas Gerais.  R. Walsh was an Irish Anglican clergyman and chaplain to the British mission in Rio de Janeiro.

Notícias do Brasil (1828-1829), 2 vols.  Trans. Regina Régis Junqueira.  BH & SP: Ed. Itatiaia & Ed. da Universidade de São Paulo, 1985, vol. 1. 220 p, vol. 2. 240 p.  Fragment: Food in Brazil: vol 1: 215-219.


[*Works Cited by Leslie Bethell.  The British contribution to the study of Brazil”.  Working Paper, CBS-37-2003, pp. 2, 4, 9, and 13.  University of Oxford, Centre for Brazilian Studies. 9 June 2005: ].

Bethell, Leslie. Brazil by British and Irish Authors.  UK: Centre for Brazilian Studies, University of Oxford, 2003.  134 p.