Ireland 1845–52

When it became a matter of eating or being eaten by the dogs and rats, the people killed, skinned, and ate the dogs and rats. Trapped rats were often chopped up, out of sight of the children, and a white, rabbit-like meat added to whatever gruel or herbal soup was cooking in the pot.” Taken from the book ‘The Truth Behind The Irish Famine’. 72 paintings and 472 eyewitness quotes. #ireland #history

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