Famine Ship Dunbrody Details Journey on Irish Coffin Ships

Famine Ship Dunbrody Details Journey on Irish Coffin Ships

This week marks the 168th anniversary of a British periodical’s announcement that potatoes in Ireland were infested with blight. On September 13, 1845, the Gardeners’ Chronicle printed the notice that they had stopped the press “to announce that the Potato Murrain has unequivocally declared itself in Ireland.” What followed was a nation filled with people […]

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