All Discussions Tagged 'Famine' (6)

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Noted Famine Historian Finds 'Nothing Humorous' about Channel 4's Proposed Comedy 'Hungry'

World-renowned Famine historian and Director of Ireland's Great Hunger Institute at Quinnipiac University, Professor Christine Kinealy, has…

Started by Ireland's Great Hunger Institute

37 Jul 2, 2015
Reply by Alan Brown

'The Great Hunger': Famine or Genocide?

I took a course at an American university called "Genocides and Crimes Against Humanity."  We discussed many world events and sometimes st…

Started by Kelly O'Rourke

18 Mar 13, 2015
Reply by That's Just How It Was

How Does Art Contribute to the Conversation on the Great Famine?

A recent installation of artworks by Orlagh Meegan-Gallagher at the Carrickmacross Workhouse, County Monaghan was featured on the Irish TV…

Started by Ireland's Great Hunger Institute

3 Jan 25, 2015
Reply by John W. Hurley

Famine Irish in Chicago

I am 4th generation Chicago Irish. I am trying to find out where in Ireland my 2x great grandparents were from. I've narrowed two of them d…

Started by Mary Egan

22 Oct 23, 2014
Reply by Mary Egan

Certificate of Irishness - a load of BLAH?

Ian O'Doherty makes a fair point in his article in the Irish Independent this week, but misses the real issue.  http://www.independent.ie/o

Started by Brian Nolan

1 Sep 12, 2014
Reply by macthunder

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Evictions

The 300 inhabitants of the village of Ballinlass in Galway County were relatively "wealthy" and able to pay their rent. But despite this fa…

Started by Nollaig 2016

0 Mar 12, 2013

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