Ireland – Cork Examiner Newspaper – 1847

“140 people have died in the Skibbereen Workhouse in one month, 8 in one day; and Mr. McCarthy Downing states that ‘they came into the house merely and solely for the purpose of getting a coffin’.” Taken from The Truth Behind The Irish Famine, 100 images, 472 eye witness quotes:. Signed copies at

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