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S. Karly Kehoe

harvesters in places like Ayrshire and the Lothians and as railway navvies, the growing number deciding to settle in industrial centres like Glasgow and work in industry sparked a fear for the security of the native Scottish labourer. As cities and towns struggled to cope with rapid industrialisation and population explosion and as the Famine took hold in Ireland, the Irish in Scotland came under increasing attack. Famine victims received little sympathy as correspondents from papers such as the Glasgow Herald scolded that ‘it would be well that our poor Irish friends

in Creating a Scottish Church