Another example of racist stereotypes of the Irish - Punch Magazine from England often portrayed the Irish as simian and called them monkeys. 'Potato Faces' with pug noses were typically used as well for both men and women. Irish were consistently depicted as violent, heavy drinkers of lesser intelligence. The issue of Irish comic and racist caricature especially in the United States and England has been the subject of much research.
The party season is upon us with Christmas and Hogmanay coming soon and with that comes an abundance of ceilidh dances. To make sure everyone is up to scratch with their ceilidh dance moves, we created this infographic which gives you the basic guide to t