An eviction scene during the Irish Genocide by Danny Howes

An eviction scene during the Irish Genocide by Danny Howes. The total number of people who had to leave their holdings in this period is projected to be around half a million and 200,000 small holdings were obliterated. Taken from the book The Truth Behind The Irish Famine by Jerry Mulvihill, 72 paintings in the […]

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#OTD in 1849 – An Gorta Mór horror.

The horrifying recollections of An Gorta Mór sufferer Brigid O’Donnel were published in the London Illustrated News: “I lived on the lands of Gurranenatuoha. My husband held four acres and a half of land, and three acres of bog land; our yearly rent was £7 4s.; we were put out last November; he owed some […]

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Ireland 1845–52

Sidney Osborne “I am satisfied that the illegal processes of eviction, so generally resorted to by agents, drivers, and others, by which so many of my fellow-creatures have been destroyed, were matters of general knowledge.” Taken from The Truth Behind The Irish Famine, 72 paintings, 400 eye witness quotes: http://www.jerrymulvihill.com

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The Irish Genocide 1845-52

A graveyard in Dingle, Co. Kerry. Only re-discovered 30 years ago. Over 10,000 people are believed to be buried there. Dingle and the west coast of Ireland were the most devastated. Photograph taken from the book The Truth Behind The Irish Famine. Over 100 images, 400 eyewitness quotes. Signed copies at http://www.jerrymulvihill.com

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The Irish Genocide 1845-52

Robert Whyte: “On May 26th 1847, thirty vessels with 10,000 Irish emigrants were waiting at Grosse Isle, Canada. On May 31st forty vessels were waiting, extending in a line two miles down the St. Lawrence, Canada.”The life expectancy of the survivors was 8 years. Taken form The Truth Behind The Irish Famine. 72 paintings, 400 […]

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An eviction scene during the Irish Genocide by Danny Howes

An eviction scene during the Irish Genocide by Danny Howes. The total number of people who had to leave their holdings in this period is projected to be around half a million and 200,000 small holdings were obliterated. Taken from the book The Truth Behind The Irish Famine by Jerry Mulvihill, 72 paintings in the […]

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#OTD in 1849 – An Gorta Mór horror.

The horrifying recollections of An Gorta Mór sufferer Brigid O’Donnel were published in the London Illustrated News: “I lived on the lands of Gurranenatuoha. My husband held four acres and a half of land, and three acres of bog land; our yearly rent was £7 4s.; we were put out last November; he owed some […]

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#OTD in 1849 – An Gorta Mór horror.

The horrifying recollections of An Gorta Mór sufferer Brigid O’Donnel were published in the London Illustrated News: “I lived on the lands of Gurranenatuoha. My husband held four acres and a half of land, and three acres of bog land; our yearly rent was £7 4s.; we were put out last November; he owed some […]

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#OTD in 1849 – Án Gorta Mór horror.

The horrifying recollections of An Gorta Mór sufferer Brigid O’Donnel were published in the London Illustrated News: “I lived on the lands of Gurranenatuoha. My husband held four acres and a half of land, and three acres of bog land; our yearly rent was £7 4s.; we were put out last November; he owed some […]

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