This a a blog that will give some excerpts from my book -That's Just how It Was' ; It will also give credence to the discussions on the Famine -- on The Wild Geese .
In my book [That's Just How It Was- video below
Youtube: http://youtu.be/oT0oOa0jx28 ]
Research for my Book , That's Just How it Was - includes this excerpt ''claimed by Francis A. Boyle , Law Professor of the University of illinois at Urbana- Champaign ,'"Trevelyan and the British Government pursued a race and ethic -based policy aimed at destroying the group commonly known as the Irish people - and that the policy of mass starvation amounted 'to genocide as per the Hague convention of 1948'- approximately 100 years after the famine
- research that I done to give credence to the stories that I had heard as child from my grandmother - includes an excerpt from - That's Just How It Was - 'Dennis Clark, a Irish American historian,claimed that the famine or the Great Hunger of [1884-1852 depending on which historical papers one reads] - was a culmination of of generations of neglect ;misrule and repression . Not least, that it was of epic proportions of English Colonial cruelty and inadequacy , for the landless cabin dwellers it meant emigration or extinction. Extension- meant starvation on a massive scale; while corn was being exported from Ireland .
How can this be called a famine when the island of Ireland was full of food.????
These are just tow excerpts from the book which belies any other notion of a tragedy - it was genocide....................