1928 until the Central Bank of Ireland "Lady Lavery" One Pound Note. The lady is Kathleen Ni Houlihan, emblem of Ireland and Irish nationalism. The model was Lady Lavery, wife of the artist Sir John Lavery.
In 1879 alone over Irish people were evicted from their land and left to starve. They had very little land and were unable to grow enough crops to feed themselves and pay the ren. Charles Stuart Parnell, Irish Land League, Evictions in Ireland