Opening of new Irish Famine Museum in U.S. a vital moment in our history --So long hidden, the Great Hunger finally takes center stage

Opening of new Irish Famine Museum in U.S. a vital moment in our history --So long hidden, the Great Hunger finally takes center stage

Why the real story of the Irish Famine is not taught in U.S. schools Bill Bigelow @ZinnEdProject April 04,2015 05:43 AM

Why the real story of the Irish Famine is not taught in U.S. schools Bill Bigelow @ZinnEdProject April 04,2015 05:43 AM

Beginning in the 1700's, the Irish were evicted by greedy landlords, which were primarily English, living in England. Once the famine began, the evictions became rampant, leaving the Irish homeless in their own land.

Beginning in the 1700's, the Irish were evicted by greedy landlords, which were primarily English, living in England. Once the famine began, the evictions became rampant, leaving the Irish homeless in their own land.

Charles Edward Trevelyan thought Irish famine was a 'mechanism for removing surplus population'

Charles Edward Trevelyan thought Irish famine was a 'mechanism for removing surplus population'

Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850. I won many awards for my books and this book was one of many others.

Black Potatoes: The Story of the Great Irish Famine, 1845-1850. I won many awards for my books and this book was one of many others.

Famine Memorial in Dublin - In Ireland, the Great Famine was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration between 1845 and 1852.[1] It is also known, mostly outside Ireland, as the Irish Potato Famine.[2] In the Irish language it is called an Gorta Mór (IPA: [ənˠ ˈɡɔɾˠtˠə ˈmˠoːɾˠ], meaning "the Great Hunger")[fn 1] or an Drochshaol ([ənˠ ˈdˠɾɔxˌhiːlˠ], meaning "the bad times"). #neverforget

Famine Memorial in Dublin - In Ireland, the Great Famine was a period of mass starvation, disease and emigration between 1845 and 1852.[1] It is also known, mostly outside Ireland, as the Irish Potato Famine.[2] In the Irish language it is called an Gorta Mór (IPA: [ənˠ ˈɡɔɾˠtˠə ˈmˠoːɾˠ], meaning "the Great Hunger")[fn 1] or an Drochshaol ([ənˠ ˈdˠɾɔxˌhiːlˠ], meaning "the bad times"). #neverforget

Coffin Ship Memorial,Co Mayo Ireland, bronze sculpture located National Famine Memorial, 'Coffin Ship', Westport, Croagh Patrick, Co Mayo, Ireland, Sculpture by John Belan commemorating the anniversary of the Irish Famine.

Coffin Ship Memorial,Co Mayo Ireland, bronze sculpture located National Famine Memorial, 'Coffin Ship', Westport, Croagh Patrick, Co Mayo, Ireland, Sculpture by John Belan commemorating the anniversary of the Irish Famine.

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