Ireland 1849 | An Gorta Mór

Sidney Osborne, English travel writer “We overtook two children, boys I should suppose, from 10 to 12 years of age; one, himself very far from strong, was supporting the staggering steps of the other, evidently sinking in the last stage of famine. I know not how far he had to go, before he found a shelter on earth, I feel a comfort in my assurance that his hours were numbered there.” Taken from ‘The Truth Behind The Irish Famine, signed copies here:

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