Ireland 1845–52

Thomas Gallagher “A boy dying on the floor could not be helped because those around him were too close to his own weakened condition to stand. Yet the father walked, or tried to walk, in his bare feet 6 to 10 miles to public work in order to obtain the necessary food to keep his wife and children alive – until he too fell and died, often with the food his family needed in a bag beside his body.” The Truth Behind The Irish Famine, 72 paintings and 472 eyewitness quotes.

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