Ireland 1847 – Cathal Poirteir

“The deaths in my native place were many and horrible. The poor famine-stricken people were found by the wayside, emaciated corpses, partly green from eating grass and nettles and partly blue from the cholera and dysentery.” Taken from the Truth Behind The Irish Famine, 72 paintings, 400 eye witness quotes: http://www.jerrymulvihill.com

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