Britain’s Famine in Ireland

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Britain’s Famine in Ireland

Tweet Follow @RPJblog By Jason Michael AN GORTA MÓR – the Irish for the Great Famine of 1845-49 – is Ireland’s version of the well-known but seldom discussed family secret. Generations of Irish emigrants in Britain, North America, and Australia didn’t talk much of the reasons their forebears left their homes in search of new lives abroad. In Ireland itself, with the exception of a handful of books on the subject and its brief coverage in the national education curriculum,…

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Britain’s Famine in Ireland