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Daily Archives: September 10, 2015
Great Famine 1845-52 vs Today’s Refugee Crisis????.
Posted on September 10, 2015 by irishroverpei
I was prompted to write about the great potato famine in Ireland because on FaceBook it has been compared to today’s refugee crisis. While there might be some similarities they are few and far between. Firstly, the starving Irish families … Continue reading →
Posted in Belfast Social History, politics | Tagged coffin ships, corn.bread, cottages rent, famine, potato, prison ships, refugees, Trevelyan | Leave a comment