Ireland 1845–52

The Mersey Ship – “We could be buried along with our people, in the old churchyard, with the green sod over us, instead of lying like rotten sheep thrown in a pit, and the minute the breath is out of our bodies, thrown into the sea to be eaten up by them horrid sharks.” Robert Whyte “I spent a considerable part of the day watching a shark that followed in our wake with great constancy… the mate said it was a certain forerunner of death.” From The Truth Behind The Irish Famine, 100 images, 472 eye witness quotes:

The Truth Behind The Irish Famine by Jerry Mulvihill

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