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Famine : Galway's darkest years

Author: William Henry
Publisher: Cork : Mercier Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book introduces the reader to the origins and effects of the Irish Famine, focusing on Galway and the surrounding areas of Tuam, Loughrea, Ballinasloe, Athenry, Gort, Oranmore, Clifden and more. Being a port town and the main population centre in Connacht, Galway witnessed the daily influx of human wretchedness and the suffering of destitute people seeking 'salvation' in the feared workhouse. The human misery  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Henry, William.
Famine.
Cork : Mercier Press c2011
(DLC) 2010681044
(OCoLC)706028787
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William Henry
ISBN: 9781856359368 1856359360
OCLC Number: 792742480
Description: 1 online resource : illustrations
Contents: Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; 1. Path to Hunger; 2. The Blight Appears; 3. Worst Fears Realised; 4. Famine Strikes Galway; 5. A Brutal Winter; 6. Starvation Witnessed; 7. Black Forty-Seven; 8. Another Year of Sadness; 9. Will Hunger Ever End?; 10. Unrelenting Suffering; 11. Backlash and Rebellion; 12. Escape from Famine; 13. Voyage of Hope and Disaster; 14. Immigrant Soldiers; 15. The Silent People; 16. Far-reaching Effects; References; Bibliography.
Responsibility: William Henry.

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