Shamrock a Symbol of Hate? (Headline)

Citation Information: “Shamrock a Symbol of Hate?” (Headline). The shamrock is a familiar Irish American symbol of Irish heritage. In South Boston, Massachusetts, many Irish Americans place the symbol in their windows and doors. Other residents of South Boston think that showing this symbol is meant to provoke fear and intimidation. Courtesy of Irish Echo. July 28-August 3, 1999.