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The Great Hunger – An Gorta Mor

Famine Memorial, Doolough Pass Road, County Mayo. In Ireland, today is the National Famine Commemoration Day – Lá Cuimhneacháin Náisiúnta an Ghorta Mhóir.  It marks a tragedy which contributed to the halving of the Irish population in the nineteenth century. Many … Continue reading

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