The Great Famine in Ireland – the ‘Irish holocaust’

The Great Famine of the late 1840s is the single most catastrophic event in Irish history. It caused a million deaths and forced a million people to emigrate. It changed Ireland forever and cast a shadow over the country for the next 150 years. It also had a profound effect on other countries like America, … Continue reading The Great Famine in Ireland – the ‘Irish holocaust’