All Blog Posts Tagged 'Great Hunger' (5)

The Women of Erin

During a 1986 interview with 1916 patriot Sam O’Reilly for the Irish Echo newspaper, Sam excused himself to retrieve some notes.  At that point, his wife Mary whispered, "Mike, would you ever tell our story?"  I said, "Sure, you mean you and Sam?"  She replied, "No, I mean…

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Maureen Murphy Brings Asenath Nicholson Alive

Maureen Murphy’s book "Compassionate Stranger" was 44 years in the birthing.  Her biography of Asenath Hatch Nicholson brings back to life a heroine of the Great Hunger, a story of the Famine little known but…

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Added by Irish Cultural Society of GC on February 16, 2015 at 5:30pm — No Comments


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Irish Holocaust as Subject of Comedy Series? Here's How You Can Voice Your Objection

Screenwriter Hugh Travers is now writing Hungry, a sitcom about the famine commissioned by Channel 4 in Ireland.  Hungry came  came about after Channel 4 read one of the 31-year-old Dubliner's other scripts and gave him an open commission for a sitcom. “Any idea I wanted –…

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Added by Fran Reddy on January 1, 2015 at 9:00pm — 24 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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This Week in the History of the Irish: May 12 - May 18

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A Irish poster from shortly after the Easter Rising shows how Irish attitudes toward the rebels had changed since the…

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