The Wild Geese's Blog Posts Tagged 'Famine' (14)

Bring Home Highlights of Major Exhibit Exploring Famine's Impact

A newly produced DVD follows on from an exhibition that was held in Dublin throughout the summer of 2017. The exhibition was called "The Irish Potato Famine (1845 to 1852)," and its purpose was to commemorate the 170th anniversary of the Famine year 1847.…

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Added by The Wild Geese on December 11, 2017 at 10:30am — 2 Comments

Discussing 'The Great Hunger' with Dr. Christine Kinealy

Here's Christine's last book on Amazon.The following is a transcript taken from the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 25, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

'The Great Hunger' in Belfast

By Dr. Christine Kinealy

For many decades, the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 23, 2015 at 4:30am — 9 Comments

'The Great Hunger' in County Donegal

"Burying the Child" by Lilian Lucy Davidson

by …

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 22, 2015 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

'The Great Hunger' in County Roscommon

by Dr. Christine…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 20, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

'The Great Hunger' in Dublin

by Dr. Christine Kinealy

While Dublin was less affected by the famine than almost any other region or county in Ireland, this…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2015 at 4:30am — 2 Comments

Review: 'Atlas of the Great Irish Famine'

Review by John Bruton

Atlas of the Great Irish Famine

Edited by…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 22, 2014 at 6:30am — 6 Comments

This Week in the History of the Irish: August 11-17

Ultonia Regiment of the Spanish army, toy soldiers by "The Warrior Irish."



DOMHNAIGH -- On August 11, 1744, during the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on August 10, 2013 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Review: The Jeanie Johnston Experience Replica of Irish emigrant ship provides insights into the woes of the Atlantic crossing

Review: The Jeanie Johnston Experience

Replica of Irish emigrant ship provides insights into the woes of the Atlantic crossing

By Gerry Regan

Producer/The Wild Geese Today

WGT Photo/Gerry Regan

Jeanie Johnston at her Manhattan berth, with the Statue of Liberty to its left and Ellis Island immigration center, today a museum and history…
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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 2:55am — No Comments

Grosse Ile: Island of Death

By WGT Managing Editor Joe Gannon

The locals would come to call Grosse Ile "L'Ile des Irlandais." The Canadian island would be the first and final resting place in the New World for thousands of Irish emigrants.

During "Black '47," the worst year of the Great Famine, the coffin ships arrived at the…

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Added by The Wild Geese on January 19, 2013 at 1:30am — No Comments

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