The Famine Irish

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From a range of Ireland’s leading academics, this collection looks at Irish emigration during the time of the Great Famine of the 1800s. From the mechanics of how this was arranged to the fate of the men, women, and children who landed on the shores of the nations of the world, this work will provide an insight to one of the most traumatic and transformative periods of Ireland’s history.


Ciaran Reilly is a contributor to the Offaly Heritage Journal and the author of Edenderry, The Irish Land Agent, 1830-60, and Strokestown and the Great Irish Famine.