Glasgow is in denial over monument to Great Famine | Kevin McKenna

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Glasgow is in denial over monument to Great Famine | Kevin McKenna

Why is the city dithering over a suitable memorial to the events that brought in the first Irish immigrants?More than 150 years after starving Irish people first sought sanctuary in Glasgow, it seems the city’s acceptance of them remains a qualified one. The bulk of those who settled here had fled the horrors of the Great Famine (An Gorta Mór) in Ireland between 1845 and 1852. During this period, a million of Ireland’s poorest people starved to death and a…

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Glasgow is in denial over monument to Great Famine | Kevin McKenna