Posted by Kelly Fincham at 3/25/2009 6:38 PM EDT

The story coming out of Philadelphia today sounds as if it might reveal more than the remains of Irish immigrants. It also reveals the depth of the anti-Irish and anti-Catholic sentiment at the time. Niall O'Dowd reflects on the fate of the doomed Irish immigrants. And IrishCentral assistant editor Meghan Sweeney found a great video which discusses the abandoned immigrants