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Leitrim and the great hunger, 1845-50

Gerard MacAtasney

Leitrim and the great hunger, 1845-50

a temporary inconvenience--?

by Gerard MacAtasney

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Published by Carrick on Shannon & District Historical Society in Carrick-on-Shannon, Ireland .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Ireland,
  • Leitrim (Ireland),
  • Leitrim
    • Subjects:
    • Famines -- Ireland -- Leitrim -- History -- 19th century.,
    • Ireland -- History -- Famine, 1845-1852.,
    • Leitrim (Ireland) -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 170-173) and index.

      Statementby Gerard MacAtasney.
      ContributionsCarrick on Shannon & District Historical Society.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA950.7 .M345 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 177 p. :
      Number of Pages177
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL304124M
      ISBN 100953048500
      LC Control Number97212386
      OCLC/WorldCa37721973

      Responsibility for the tremendous excess mortality associated with the Great Irish Famine of is a continuing topic of debate. One view blames an inadequate government response for much of Author: Cormac Ó Gráda. Local History Department, Castlebar Central Library, Castlebar, Co Mayo. London School of Economics Library, Archives Division, Lionel Robbins Building, 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD. Holds Board of Guardians minute book Bibliography. The Famine in Mayo compiled and edited by Ivor Hamrock. Mayo County Council,

      This banner text can have markup.. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. There were periodic economic crises from the Great Famine () through the rest of the 19 th century, i.e. , , , and The years before were remembered as the prosperous years, although the vast majority of the small farmers lived in poverty and at subsistence level all through the 19 th century.

      crisis of A feature of distress in the second half of the nineteenth-century was that the Great Famine of was used as a yardstick to monitor their des­ titution and poverty. No attempts were made to co~pare their s~tua~ion with other periods of destitution. However, these . Full text of "A history of epidemics in Britain.." See other formats.


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James J. MacNamee. The Great Hunger was one of the first national disasters to elicit an international fund-raising effort. Donations came from distant and unexpected sources.

The first collections, made following the appearance of blight intook place in Calcutta in India and Boston in the United States.

Gerard MacAtasney is an Irish historian based in Belfast who has written widely on the Great Famine in Ireland with a particular focus on County Leitrim/5. Hunger is an interesting topic to explore, which is what made me pick this book up, but the book was disjointed and left me wondering what the author's point was.

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The Great Hunger By Cecil Woodham Smith (Harper & Row / first published ) A brilliantly researched, highly readable blow by blow account of the Famine. Recommended as a first book to read for in-depth information with a chronological ordering of events. The Great Famine, Studies in.

The subsequent Great Famine and the emigration it caused had a dramatic effect, so that bythe county population had dropped by over a third to five million. It is worth keeping in mind that most folk left Ireland around the Time of the great Famine – 50 in factwent to New York alone.

her books This Great Calamity: the Irish Famine (Gill and Macmillan, ) and A Death-Dealing Famine: the Great Hunger in Ireland (Pluto Press, ). Gerard Mac Atasney concentrates on the essential in this book as he does also in Leitrim and the Great Hunger Hunger (Cumann Seanchais Mhuintir Eolais, ).

In his book The Irish Crisis, published inTrevelyan described the famine as 'a direct stroke of an all-wise and all-merciful Providence', one which laid bare 'the deep and inveterate root. A.D. 's - Years of the Great Famine.

Irish Famine This site has many links for the Great Hunger ofthe famine that cost the lives of so many Irish people and was the principal reason for so much emigration from Ireland The Book of Kells The Book Of Kells is an outstanding example of early Irish illuminated manuscripts.

Mar 5, - Between and the potatoes growing in Ireland became infected by a fungus that destroyed most of the countries potatoes.

The diet of Irish peasants consisted largely of potatoes which resulted in famine and disease affecting most of the population. Over the next ten years, more thanIrish died and another 2 million left their homeland for Great Britain, Canada 21 pins.

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It sets itself up as such – the editors describe it as ‘ an act of commemoration ’ (Crowley et al.p. xvi).